Stellar line-ups have been assembled for Friday's Angela Bizzarri 1 Mile contests, which will act as the featured event during the annual Mason Rod Russell Invitational.
Among the distance specialists, on the boys side, who'll toe the line are national talent Larry Josh Edwards (Morgantown, WV), 2020 Division 1 XC State Champion Nathan Moore, 2021 Division 1 800m Indoor State Champion Alex Justus and 2020 Division 1 3200m Indoor State Champion Sean Carney.
Also scheduled for competition will be Kiefer Bell, Owen Karas, James Schmidt and William Zegarski, who all occupy positions near the top of the state's leaderboards plus core members of the formidable XC and team relay squads from Lakota West and Mason.
Expect similar fireworks in the girls race, as the roster is anchored by 2020 Division 2 XC State Champion Grace Hartman, 2020 Division 1 XC State Champion Mia Robillard, 2020 Division 1 800m Indoor State Champion Carina Napoleon.
Additionally, Penn State commit Lindsay Stull, Ohio State commit Emma Bucher, Mississippi State commit Faith Duncan and Kentucky Wildcats commit Juliann Williams will be vying for the title of Ohio's top miler.
View the Angela Bizzarri 1 Mile Start Lists below
Boys Starting Lanes
(Pictured: 3200 meter competition from the Wayne Warriors Invite, which featured several of the Angela Bizzarri 1 Mile participants)