Bernard Lagat hopes to set national indoor record

Less than a month after

at Madison Square Garden last week, Bernard Lagat


to break the United States indoor two-mile record at another talent-heavy New York race, this one scheduled for Feb 12 at the Armory.

From an AP article at


This year's Millrose Games at Madison Square Garden -- home of the Wanamaker even, in which Lagat had acquired a somewhat legendary status -- were watched more closely than usual by Marylanders as Loyola's Matt Jablonski

in the high school version of the mile.

Madeline Dulac of McDonogh also ran at the Millrose games this year. Previously, Maryland high school runners had been

at the meet.

Getty Images file photo by Andy Lyons