Do you enjoy watching a good ole’ fashioned foot race? Well you’re in luck! The adidas Grand Prix, part of the Samsung Diamond League and one of the top professional track meets in the world, will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island in New York City.
The first headliners to be announced for the event, which marks its 10th anniversary this year, are a pair of Olympic gold medalists (Jenn Suhr from New York and Sally Pearson of Australia) and two World Champions (Yohan Blake from Jamaica and Bohdan Bondarenko of Ukraine).
Since 2005, the adidas Grand Prix has seen 19 National Records fall and witnessed world records set by Olympic Champions Meseret Defar and Usain Bolt. One of the premier track-and-field events in the world, fans have had the privilege of witnessing almost a dozen performances that were the fastest ever recorded on U.S. soil.
The 2014 Adidas Grand Prix will be held on Saturday, June 14th with field events beginning at 9:30 a.m. and running events beginning at 12:30 p.m.