PHILADELPHIA (June 16) – The 2023 New Balance Nationals Outdoor, being held at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, experienced a weather delay on Friday due to inclement weather. The event, which started as scheduled in the morning session, was interrupted during the Middle School Boys 2 Mile races.
Officials promptly cleared the athletes and spectators from the track and stands following lightning warnings. Initially, a 30-minute delay was announced shortly before 10:00 a.m., but the conditions worsened with heavy rain, leading the organizers to declare that the next update would be provided at 1:30 p.m.
Although the weather has slightly improved, with lighter rain and clear views, officials will continue to assess the situation before making any further announcements.
The 2023 New Balance Nationals Outdoor, which commenced on Thursday (15), will span four days and conclude on Sunday. Live streaming coverage of the event is available on the New Balance YouTube Channel. Click Here To Watch Now