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Olympians Headline NYRR Millrose Games Press Conference

Seven Olympians will headline the press conference for the 110th NYRR Millrose Games on Friday. The likes of Brenda Martinez and Drew Hunter will be there.

New York, NY – On Friday, February 10, a press conference featuring seven of the world’s premier track & field athletes – who will be competing in the 110th NYRR Millrose Games – will take place at 10 a.m. at the new NYRR RUNCENTER in midtown Manhattan.

WHO: Athletes scheduled to attend press conference include: Matthew Centrowitz, 2016 Olympic Gold Medal in 1500m; Shannon Rowbury, American Record Holder in 1500m; Katerina Stefanidi, 2016 Olympic Gold Medal in pole vault; Sandi Morris, 2016 Olympic Silver medal in pole vault; Natasha Hastings 2016 Olympic Gold Medal in 4×400; Omar McLeod, 2016 Gold Medal in 110 hurdles; and Dalilah Muhammad, who in 2016 became the first U.S. woman to win the Olympic gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles.

WHEN: Friday, February 10, 2017, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

WHERE: NYRR RUNCENTER located at 320 West 57th Street, between 8th and 9thavenues.

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Please RSVP to Nick Nicholas at nick@nicholaslence.com if attending the press conference.

AFTERWARD: Beginning at 11:30 a.m. athletes competing in the Men’s and Women’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile (names subject to change) will be available for interviews at the NYRR RUNCENTER, including:

MEN: Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Clayton Murphy, Olympian Robby Andrews, 2016 New Balance 5th Avenue Mile winner Eric Jenkins, high school mile indoor record holder Drew Hunter;

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WOMEN: 2016 NCAA indoor mile champion Kaela Edwards, 2016 New Balance 5th Avenue Mile third-place finisher Heather Kampf, Olympian Brenda Martinez, Olympian and 2016 New Balance Games Mile runner-up Kate Grace, 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials 1500m fourth-place finisher Amanda Eccleston.

The NYRR Millrose Games – features track and field’s most prolific male and female stars as well as collegiate, high school, club and youth competitors – is scheduled for Saturday, February 11 from noon-6 p.m. with a live national television window on NBC from 4-6 p.m. at The Armory. Click HERE for the professional/elite fields.

Go to NYRRMillroseGames.org to learn more about the NYRR Millrose Games and to purchase tickets to the February 11th meet scheduled for noon to 6 p.m. Follow The Armory on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @armorynyc or go to ArmoryTrack.com or Armory.NYC.

Live streaming of the meet will be on USATF.tv from 11:45 am – 4:00 pm ET and NBC from 4:00 – 6:00 pm ET.

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