New York, NY (December 27, 2017) — The Armory Foundation continues the holiday celebration with its Marine Corps Holiday Classic, one of the most-anticipated high school indoor track & field meets on the East Coast, on Friday, December 29 at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center in Washington Heights.
WHO: Some of the expected entrants include:
Top female student-athletes:
· Shaniya Hall, Bullis (MD): US#1 at 400 meters. She will be running the 200 and 300 meter dashes.
· Katherine Lee, Shoreham-Wading River (NY): 4th at the 2017 Foot Locker National Cross Country Finals. Lee will be running the 800 meters.
· Lanae-Tava Thomas, Rush Henrietta (NY): US#1 in the Long Jump. Thomas will also run the 200 meter dash.
· Christina Warren, Perkiomen Valley (PA): US#2 in the Triple Jump. She also will run the 55 meter hurdles.
Top male student-athletes:
· Austin Kratz, Dock Mennonite Academy (PA): US#1 at 300 meters. Kratz will be running the 200 meter dash.
· Donovan Louis, Potomac Senior High School (VA): US#1 in the Long Jump.
· Bryan Ahouman, Potomac Senior High School (VA): US#1 at 55 meters.
· Carlon Hosten, Taft Educational Campus (NY): US#3 at 300 meters.
WHEN: This meet begins at 9 a.m. and is scheduled to continue through 9 p.m. The Marine Corps Holiday Classic will be broadcast live via RunnerSpace + Plus. Live results can be found at
WHERE: The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center, 216 Fort Washington Avenue/168th Street in Manhattan. Phone: 212–923–1803.
ADMISSION: Adults $12, students $5, children under 3 feet 6 inches free. Click HERE for reserved seating.
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About The Armory Foundation
The Armory is a New York City non-profit institution, with the mission of “Keeping Kids on Track.” Each season The Armory — the proud home of the NYRR Millrose Games — hosts more than 100 track & field meets and welcomes more than 180,000 athlete visits. Among its many youth sports and educational programs, including the acclaimed Armory College Prep program, The Armory runs the largest collegiate indoor track meet with the Dr. Sander Invitational, and hosts the largest high school indoor track meets with the U.S. Army Hispanic Games, The New Balance Games, and the New Balance Nationals Indoors. The Armory also runs The Armory NYC Indoor Marathon Presented by New York Road Runners, which is the world’s largest indoor marathon relay. The Armory is also the home to the National Track & Field Hall of Fame and dozens of very large education-focused events. For more: Please visit Armory.NYC and