Indoor Season Wrap-Up: Recapping Ohioans At adidas Nationals

Race Videos From Adidas Track Nationals

VIRGINIA BEACH -- Following a barrage of high stakes competitions the week prior, which included New Balance, NSAF and AAU, this past weekend marked the running of the final national meet on the 2022 indoor track and field calendar, adidas Track Nationals.

Hosted by Track 757 Club at the state of the art Virginia Beach Sports Center, Ohio's own came up big one last time before the onset of the spring season. 

Meet Coverage

Results I Photos

Editorial I Interviews

Sprints & Hurdles

In a new PR time of 8.58, and in the final indoor race of her accomplished high school career, Katie Ruffener secured gold in the 60m hurdles finals. 

Watch the Iowa State recruit's championship handiwork above. 

Not far behind the aforementioned Ruffener in the 60H finals was Marissa Saunders. The state champion in Ohio's Division I from two weeks earlier clocked 8.77 for her bronze medal showing. 

On the men's side of the 60 hurdles event, it was Alec Carr taking second overall in 7.88. Carr, who represents Big Walnut during the school season was suited up for the Ohio Speed Academy during what stood as his all-time best effort at the distance. 

Notably he broke 8-seconds for the first time in his career during the preliminary round, where he posted an event leading 7.99. 

A pair of Buckeye State sprinters advanced to the men's Championship Division 60m finals. Brandon White, the runner-up at the OATCCC Division I State Meet, and Canal Winchester senior Dylan Randall

White was awarded 3rd place as he came through the line with a matching time of 6.82 to both the winner Andrew Bond and runner-up Cole Cabana, while Randall occupied the 7th spot with his 6.92 effort. 

Middle School Division

Peyton Caudill, based out of the Minford program, complemented his multiple OATCCC middle school state title winning efforts from the week prior at Logan by securing national gold in the 60m hurdles contest, as well as an All-American outing in the 60m finals. 

Caudill clocked 9.01, officially, to secure his hurdles win and went 7.47 to claim 4th place in the 60.