New York, March 26, 2012 – Executive Director Norbert Sander has made several announcements for 2013 off
the heels of an extremely successful Millrose Games’ debut at the Armory.
biggest news is Ray Flynn, an Olympian and world-class miler before
becoming president of Flynn Sports Management, will return as Meet
Director. Flynn and the Armory
have agreed on a three-year commitment.
2012 Millrose Games, photo courtesy of The Armory T&F Center
are more than pleased to report that Ray Flynn has signed a multi-year
agreement to continue as Meet Director of the Millrose Games,” Sander
said. “Ray has done a terrific
job bringing the very best of our professional athletes to this great
meet. He works extremely well with our staff and brings a wealth of
experience and integrity to our event.”
Flynn’s first season as Meet Director a sold out Armory crowd witnessed
an exciting meet that included the top elite, college and high school
track & field athletes.
2012 Millrose Games, photo courtesy of The Armory T& F Center
is indeed an honor to be the Meet Director of the Millrose Games,”
Flynn said. “I am really looking forward to working with the Armory
Foundation and helping continue
the tradition of the Millrose Games being one of the world’s best and
most entertaining meets.”
Armory will also continue their very successful agreement with Nicholas
& Lence Communications which brought more attention to the Millrose
Games in 2012 than at any
time in the last decade.
Cristyne and Nick Nicholas we have two of New York’s most veteran and
best known publicists,” Sander emphasized. “They are part of a dynamic
team that is being formed
to bring the Millrose Games to an even higher level.”
After the record rush: Boaz Lalang (CR), Robert Cheserek (HSR),
Bernard Lagat (AR),
photo courtesy of The Armory T&F Center
Long time Millrose Games and Armory publicist David Herscher will also continue his role in 2013.
Wicked Gravity: Jesse Williams, 2012 Millrose Games,
photo by The Armory T&F Center
106th Millrose Games is strongly considering a move to February 16,
2013 during the finale of the eastern pro season. “This would allow
athletes the added opportunity
to compete a week earlier at the USATF Classic in Fayetteville on
February 9, 2013 and then later at the Millrose Games in New York City,”
Sander said. “It would remove any potential conflicts and place the
indoor season schedule squarely in service to our
Tickets to next year’s Millrose Games will go on sale to 2012 ticket holders on Sept. 4 following the Labor Day weekend.
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