Five Top 50 Male 1,600 Runners Entered in Dorman Distance Carnival Elite Mile

Saturday's Dorman Distance Elite Mile boys race includes five runners from the top 50 of 1,600-meter runners from 2017 rankings. 

Dorman coach Bobby Urban told scrunners earlier this week 1,600-meter top-ranked returner Wynn Johnson is not competing this weekend due to a "little hiccup in his training and playing it safe by sitting him out since it's early season."

Joseph Wilson of Carolina Homeschool is the top ranked runner with a 4:23 1,600 best from 2017. Other top ranked runners include Boiling Springs' Kade Gosnell (4:31), Riverside's Andrew Castano (4:35), River Bluff's Colby Caviness (4:43), and Dorman's Noah McLain (4:43). 

Girls elite mile preview coming to come. will be onsite with photo and video coverage Saturday. 

The South Carolina Track and Cross Country Coaches Association will honor Frank Kleckner Saturday during the Frank Kleckner Invitational by inducting him posthumously into the SCTCCCA Hall of Fame. 

Dorman Distance Carnival Records: Boys | Girls 

2018 mile outdoor rankings: Boys | Girls

2017 Dorman Distance Carnival coverage