Thursday, July 26, 2012
Winona native Garrett Heath finished seventh in 3.57.18 in a race that saw ten runners break four minutes.
Leer's win was gained him his second Morton Mile title, his first coming in 2010. Intially, Torrence was announced as the winner of the race, before results were corrected in Leer's favor.
You can watch the race HERE.
The historic Morton Pre Games gathered most of the Minnesota elite athletes currently touring Europe, and capped the pre-Olympic segment of the European track and field season.
Elliott Heath finished runner-up in the 3000-meters clocking a personal (and Heath family) best of 7:45.26. Ben True won the event in 7:44.40. Elliott's brother Garrett ran a PR 7:51.34 for the event in Poland on Saturday.
Team USA Minnesota's Gabriele Anderson, who has been on fire since crossing the Atlantic earlier this month, won the women's 800-meters in 2:02.99. Teammate Jamie Cheever was 10th in the women's mile in 4:42.44.
Find complete results of the Morton Games HERE.