The Armory Foundation announces a record number of track & field meets for the Armory New Balance Track & Field Center.
The events will have a record 117 meets scheduled during the upcoming 2021-2022 indoor season.
The energetic slate begins October 10 and November 7 with The Armory Trials that provide high school upperclassmen a chance to bolster their college recruiting profiles with official fully automatic time marks and concludes March 31-April 2 with the popular Columbia & NewYork-Presbyterian Indoor Marathon.
In-between, The Armory once again hosts premier track & field athletes from around the world – Olympians, professional, college, high school, and youth participants.
“The Armory is delighted to announce a track season with more events than any season in the history of the building,” said Armory Foundation Co-President Rita Finkel. “With running commencing here as long ago as 1914, we are eager to welcome back all of our athletes and fans to the ‘Fastest Track in the World’ for a season of new records.”
The nationally televised Millrose Games, track & field’s most anticipated indoor meet, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 29.
Leading up to the Millrose Games will be the Millrose Games Trials for high school and youth qualifiers on January 12 and the Millrose Games Youth Clinic featuring Olympian and professional instructors on Jan. 27.
Other featured 2021-22 meets included:
- the Energice Coaches Hall of Fame Invitational on Dec.18,
- the Marine Corps Holiday Classic on Dec. 28-29,
- the U.S. Air Force Hispanic Games on Jan. 7-8,
- the Historically Black Colleges & Universities Showcase on January 15,
- the PSAL Martin Luther King Jr. Relays on January 17,
- the New Balance Games on Jan 21-22,
- the Dr. Sander Invitational Columbia Challenge on Feb. 4-5, and
- the New Balance Nationals Indoors on March 11-13.
“After more than a year of postponed and canceled track meets, there is great enthusiasm to get ‘back on track’,” Armory Co-President Jonathan Schindel said. “From youth athletes to the older masters athletes, and of course our core participants, high school and elite track & field athletes, they are all eager to get back into The Armory.”
The Armory on March 18-20 will also be a national championship site to the 2022 USATF Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships.
For the complete Armory 2021-22 indoor schedule, please click HERE.
The Armory continues to follow strict COVID-19 guidelines for the safety of all involved.
The Armory Foundation is a New York City non-profit institution, with the mission of “Keeping Kids on Track.” Each season The Armory – the proud home of the Millrose Games – hosts more than 100 track & field meets and welcomes more than 220,000 athlete visits.
Among its many youth sports and educational programs, including the acclaimed Armory College Prep program, The Armory runs the leading collegiate indoor track meets with the Dr. Sander Invitational Columbia Challenge and the HBCU Showcase and hosts the largest high school indoor track meets with this past season’s 26th U. S. Air Force Hispanic Games, The New Balance Games, New Balance Nationals Indoor, the Energice Coaches Hall of Fame and Marine Corps Holiday Classic.
New York Road Runners is a proud sponsor of all athletic events at The Armory.
The Armory runs the Columbia & New York – Presbyterian Indoor Marathon presented by New York Road Runners, which is the world’s largest indoor marathon relay.
The Armory is also the home to the National Track & Field Hall of Fame and dozens of very large education-focused events.
New Balance Track & Field, Center at The Armory, 216 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY, 212-923-1803, email@example.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram at @armorynyc, or go to ArmoryTrack.com or Armory.NYC.
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