Photo Gallery: Verzbicas, Neer Crush Records At New Balance Indoor Nationals

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Mar. 14, 2011
  • Updated Jun. 30, 2011 at 1:48 PM UTC

High school distance running phenom Lukas Verzbicas capped off his stellar indoor career in fashion over the weekend, winning the mile, 2-mile and 5,000 meters at the New Balance High School Indoor Nationals in New York. In the girls 5,000 meters, Waverly Neer set a national record, running 16:35 to break the previous mark by 8 seconds. Check out these great photos of both athletes’ big wins from

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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