Flashback: Maddie Russin, Kaden Mendenhall Take 800 Wins

(Training partners, Maddie Russin and Amaya Turner went 1-2 in the 800 contest at the Midsummer Nights Distance Open)

We're flashing back to earlier this month at the Midsummer Nights Distance Open, where Maddie Russin and Kaden Mendenhall captured the 800 race victories. 

Russin, a Hoosiers commit and member of The 800 Project, traversed 2-laps of the track in a new personal best time of 2:07.86, while Mendenhall, an Ashland grad, clocked 1:58.17 to outlast a group of four who broke two minutes. 

Remember that there is a follow-up meet at IWU on Thursday, July 23rd which will feature the following events: 800, 1600, 3200, 4x800 relay. 

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Coverage - 

Watch Russin and Mendenhall secure their 1st place finishes. 

Girls 800 

Boys 800