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2012 Midwest Distance Festival

First-time event launches in Joliet

Updated: June 9, 2012, 5:33 PM ET
By DyeStat Staff | ESPNHS.com

Michael ClevengerBrandon Gittleman/ESPNHSMichael Clevenger is clear of the field in the MDF mile as he crosses the line.

Inaugural Midwest Distance Festival: PR Paradise

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IL 2A stars Clevenger, Brewster shine bright - SteveU Story
HIGHLIGHTS
** - B-Mile: US#2 4:09.01 for McArthur IL sr Michael Clevenger, outkicking the field in the last 300 with Cedar Springs MI jr Connor Mora a surprise second in 4:10.72. Two more broke 4:12 and a dozen ran 4:16 or better.
** - B-2 Mile: US#3 9:04.87 for Arrowhead WI sr Russell Sandvold to nip Grayslake Central IL sr Will Brewster US#4 9:04.89. Seven ran 9:10 or faster.
** - B-800: US#20 1:51.07 for MICDS MO jr Amos Bartelsmeyer, ahead of six more who broke 1:53.
** - G-800: 2:11.48 for Dodgeville WI sr Molly Hanson.
** - G-Mile: 5:03.06 for Greenwood Eastern IN jr Brittany Neeley.
** - B-2k ST: 6:19.32 for Lane Tech jr Marcello Burbano.
** - Mixed 5k: 15:14.14 for Fairmont IN sr Keigan Culler.


PREVIEW: Midwest stars Jason Crist, Malachy Schrobilgen, Michael Clevenger, Sam Wharton, and Kirk Webb among those launching new (but familiar) event in Joliet - SteveU Preview