Rancocas Valley boys run SJ#1 8:06 and earns a spot in the Millrose Games 4×8!!!!!

The Rancocas Valley boys ran 8:06.64 and placed second in the Millrose Games 3,200-meter relay trials at the 168th Street Armory in New York.

That earned R.V. a lane in the Millrose scholastic 4-by-800. The 112th annual Millrose Games is scheduled for Feb. 9 back at the Armory.

Northport (N.Y.) won the race in 8:04.67, with R.V. and Rye [8:06.76] fighting for third.

R.V.’s time is No. 3 in the state so far this year and No. 1 by a South Jersey school and the only S.J. time under 8:10.

This is the second straight year Rancocas Valley has qualified for Millrose. The Red Devils placed fifth last year at Millrose in 8:02.54 and went on to run a school-indoor-record 7:57.28 for third at Eastern’s. They got down as fast as 7:55.63 outdoors.

Micah Wood led off with a 1:59.6 split, with Kamau Sudlow splitting 2:04.9, Ian Moore 1:58.0 and Jonathan Womack 2:04.2.

RV’s outdoor school record is 7:48.70 with the 2016 team.

Here’s a look at the all-time Burlington County indoor 3,200-meter top-10:

7:43.64 … Cherokee, 2012
7:51.78 … Cherokee, 2000
7:52.95 … Willingboro, 2003
7:53.64 … Willingboro, 2002
7:57.28 … Rancocas Valley, 2018
7:57.5y … Willingboro, 1983
8:02.47 … Cherokee, 2011
8:04.10 … Rancocas Valley, 2015
8:06.58 … Cherokee, 2009
8:06.64 … Rancocas Valley, 2019

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