In this interview, Sadie Engelhardt chats about her recent 3200-meter national class record, her upcoming trip to New Balance National Indoors in NYC, and more.
We caught up with record-setting distance runner, Sadie Engelhardt, a freshman at Ventura (SS) High, to discuss her recent 3200-meter national class record, the incredible start to her inaugural high school outdoor season, who inspires her, the upcoming trip to New York to compete in the mile at the New Balance National Indoor Championships at the Armory, and more. Run Of ShowIntro00:13 - Cold Night at the Don Green Invitational at Moorpark HS where Sadie opened running the third leg of the 4x800 relay as a warm-up to a hard 3200m. 00:40 - Running the 800 distance is rather rare for her. 2:19 - The wait in the cold between the 4x800 relay and her 3200-meter race was rather lengthy. 2:52 - Sadie discusses her 10:00.60 performance for 3200 meters, a national freshman record, eclipsing the 10:04.73y previous standard set but London Culbreath (North, McKinney, Tx) in 2017. She also eclipsed the California class record of 10:07.56 set by Jordan Hasay (Mission College Prep, San Luis Obispo) in 2006.5:05 - Sadie talks about her training heading into that meet. 6:00 - On national records. 8:04 - We go back to when Sadie started running distances and when she realized she was good. 10:28 - As of this recording, Sadie was the national freshman class leader in four distances. What are her emotions hearing that?11:45 - Sadie on who inspires her. 14:23 - On what she loves about distance running. 15:16 - Discussing her upcoming trip to New York to compete in the mile at the New Balance National Indoor Championships at The Armory. 16:45 - On training heading into NBNI. 17:55 - Sign-off. Thank you Sadie Engelhardt!
Congratulations to last week's winner, Javon Hampton Jr. of Long Beach Poly (SS)! This week's poll closes Friday at 9:01 pm.
Congratulations to last week's winner, Tiffany Sax of Newbury Park (SS)! This week's poll closes Friday at 9:01 pm.
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