In case you haven’t heard of Nick Symmonds, he’s kind of a big deal. He’s the 2013 IAAF World Championships silver medalist, and the third-fastest American 800 meter runner, ever. He’s also a top notch beer miler.
In an attempt to add to his list of accomplishments, Symmonds will headline an attempt at the 4×800 meter relay World Record at the 2014 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, this Saturday, February 8th at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, MA.
Symmonds, who recently signed a sponsorship deal with Brooks, will lead a Brooks Beasts Track Club team also featuring Matt Scherer, Mark Wieczorek, and Cas Loxsom. Their time to beat: a swift 7:13.94, a record set at this very meet back in 2000 by a Global Athletcs & Marketing team of Joey Woody, Karl Paranya, Rich Kenah, and David Krummenacker.
So, Running Warehouse is teaming up with Brooks Running to host a prediction contest. Simply enter your predicted times for Nick Symmonds’ 800m split as well as the Brooks Beasts TC overall time for your chance to win!
Prizes are as follows:
- 3 individuals with the closest guess to Symmond’s split time will win their choice of Brooks shoes featured at Running Warehouse.
- 3 individuals with the closest guess to the overall team time will win their choice of Brooks shoes featured at Running Warehouse.
- The individual who is closest to predicting both the total overall time as well as Symmonds’ split time will win a pair of Brooks shoes and a poster signed by Nick Symmonds.
Entries must be received by 5:00 PST on Friday, February 7, 2014.
View contest rules here.
This contest is now closed. Congrats to the following winners:
Adam from NY, Brandon from TX, and Adam from IL, who had the closest predictions to Symmonds’ 1:49.37
Ryan from IN, Leiba from NY, and Thomas from CA, who had the closest predictions to the Beasts’ 7:18.52
Matthew from WI, who was closest in predicting both Symmonds’ split and the Beasts’ overall time.
Thanks to all who entered! Be sure to keep an eye on this blog for future contests and giveaways.
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