Sara Hall to be Celebrity Guest Star at FLR14 Sep 20, 2013

We are pleased to announce that Asics professional middle distance runner Sara Hall will be our celebirty guest for the 14th Invitational. Hall, the 2012 winner of the USA Cross County Championships, and wife of elite marathoner Ryan Hall, will be on hand Friday night for a special presentation at 8:30 at the Elks Lodge. Saturday morning  she will serve as the celebrity starter for both the boys and girls Race of Champions. Afterwards she will be hanging out in the Muscle Milk tent in addition to giving out awards, throwing out beads, and mingling with the runners and fans.

FLR XIV – An Ephemeral City Comes to Life Sep 30, 2013

At his core, a runner is a nomad. Perpetually in motion, he seems driven by the most basic need of human subsistence—spiritual fulfillment. His endless quest is to satisfy a thirst for something that promises to be just ahead—better and better times. 

FLR 14 Friday Headquarters - Meet Coverage Sep 27, 2013

The weekend many of us have been looking forward to is finally upon us. Invitational 14 kicks off this afternoon with the start of the JV Blue, Large School, Smal School, and College races today. The evening wraps up with a presentation by our Celebrity guest Sara Hall. A jam packed day with tons of action! Preview the action with our virtual meet and stay tuned throughout the day for extensive coverage; thousands of photos, dozens of race video, and interviews. Get Excited!

FLR XIV: The City Grows (Day Two) Oct 3, 2013

Arriving just as the sun was, it couldn’t have been a more amazing sight to see. Where once there was an empty field, a tent city now spread into the distance. When did all this happen? Doesn’t a runner ever sleep? And they were already awake enough to be running all over the place. If you ask me, they couldn’t pay a person enough to do that…which is the point. 14 Race of Champions Preview Sep 26, 2013

Who are the top teams and individuals looking to bring home the 14 Invitational Race of Champions trophies? Let's see what the numbers tell us for this season!

FLR 14 - Race of Champions Individual Entries Sep 24, 2013

In addition to the great teams entered in the Race of Champions, we allow individuals to take their place on the startling line. It's one of the most exciting things each year to see how these individuals step it up when pushed and pulled by the rest of the state's elites!

FLR 14 - Which teams are in which race? Sep 23, 2013

The question that has been burning up my inbox for the past two weeks now has an answer: "What race are we in?" Now that entries have closed, here are the seedings for the races this weekend.

FLR 14 Race of Champions: First 15 Teams Accepted Sep 13, 2013

Each year the Invitational attracts the best teams from every corner of the state. With almost 200 schools now signed up, 2013 is no exception. The goal of many teams is to earn a coveted invitation to compete in the Race of Champions.

MuscleMilk Sponsors Recovery Zone at FLR 14 Jul 22, 2013

MuscleMilk will join us this year as a premium sponsor and the official recovery drink of our 14th annual meet. After the finish line, we invite you to join your fellow competitors in the MuscleMilk Recovery Zone.

FLR 14 Race of Champions: Three More Slots Awarded Sep 21, 2013

Based on my email inbox, there is certainly much hype about this year's Race of Champions and the meet has easily surpassed last year's entry numbers. We now award the next three spots into the coveted Race of Champions.

Did You Miss Sara Hall's Presentation At FLR14? Watch It Now Oct 16, 2013

FLR14 celebrity guest Sara Hall gave a presentation Friday night for athletes and coaches. We know some of you were getting ready for race day on Saturday and were unable to attend. Our awesome videographer Blake Bickerstaff spliced the highlights together for your viewing pleasure.