|99th Millrose Games
Feb 3, 2006 at Madison Square Garden, New York City
High School Mile - Boys
text and photos by John Dye - Marc Davis video of the complete race
Dan McManamon 4:17.18 is solid winner
Following up on his 4:10.72 PR at Boston last week (third behind Michael Coe and A.J. Acosta), Shenendehowa NY sr Dan McManamon won handily in 4:17.18, with Xaverian MA jr Mark Amirault second in 4:18.10, followed by the Saratoga NY pair of Greg Kiley 4:18.42 and Greg Kelsey 4:19.26.
"Our plan was to run 2-3 most of the way," McManamon said afterward. "I think I followed that to a T."
There was a brief moment on the backstretch when big kicker Greg Kiley closed ground and looked as if he might take the lead. But Mac was not worried. "I have sub-50 400 meter speed, so I knew I could handle it," Mac said.
"I felt real confident after Boston," McManamon said. "I really wanted to do well this year after missing Boston and Millrose last year because of injury."
Mac said he feels healthy now for the first time in a year and looks forward to outdoor season with a goal of 4:06. Then it will be on to Duke for college.
Event 40 Boys 1 Mile Run High School =============================================================== Name Year Team Finals =============================================================== Finals 1 Dan McManamon Shenendehowa 4:17.18 2 Mark Amirault Xaverian Brothers 4:18.10 3 Greg Kiley Saratoga 4:18.42 4 Greg Kelsey Saratoga 4:19.26 5 Brian Rhodes-Devey Guilderland 4:19.45 6 Ben White Liverpool 4:19.47 7 Alex Bean Somers 4:22.79 8 John Coghlan Castleknock/Ireland 4:28.76 9 Charles White Garden City 4:30.04
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