Men's Track at New York Athletic Club in NYC

Men - Track

  • Mikey Brannigan


    • Michael ‘Mikey’ Brannigan is an elite American middle-distance runner. Mikey was diagnosed with autism at the age of three and now competes in “open” elite middle distance races, as well as in Paralympic races. He began running when he was 8 years of age; as a 12-year-old, he ran a 38:36 at the Marine Corps 10K in Washington D.C. Mikey moved up to his high school varsity team as an eighth grader. In 2015, he was named Sports Illustrated’s “February High School Athlete of the Month.” He was a two-time High School All-American. In June of 2015 at his first Paralympic competition, Mikey shattered the previous world record in the 1500m by more than 5 seconds (3:48.87). He became the first Paralympic ambulatory athlete to break the four-minute mile barrier - at age 19 (3:57:58). He is a 2016 Rio Paralympic gold medalist and a 2017 World Champion Paralympian in the 800m and 1500m (T20). In 2017, Mikey set the 1500m, 3000m, and 5000m T20 world records. The United States Olympic Committee named Mikey Brannigan the 2017 Male Paralympic Athlete of the Year.

      Personal Bests

      Event
      Result
      Venue
      Date
      800m
      1:50.52 Philadelphia, PA    
      June 25th, 2016
      1500m
      3:44.39 Portland, OR
      June 11th, 2017
      Mile
      3:57.58 Raleigh, NC
      August 5th, 2016
      3000m (indoor)      
      8:07.64 New York, NY
      February 4th, 2017
      3200m
      8:42.92 White Plains, NY
      May 8th, 2015
      5000m
      14:09.51     
      Torrance, CA
      April 14th, 2017

  • Emmanuel Corvera


    • Emmanuel Corvera is a race walker who won a US National Championship in 2017 in the 15K Race Walk.

      1 x NACAC U23 Championships Silver Medalist 1 x National Champion

      Personal Bests

      Event
      Result
      Venue
      Date
      15K Walk      
      1:05:59     
      Riverside, CA
      May 21st, 2017
      20K Walk
      1:26:43 Sacramento, CA     
      June 25th, 2017

  • Russell Dinkins


    • Russell Dinkins is a middle distance runner who competed for Princeton University as an undergraduate. He was an All American and All Ivy runner while at Princeton. In 2017, Russell competed for the NYAC at the both the Indoor and Outdoor US Track & Field Championships.

      Personal Bests

      Event
      Result       
      Venue
      Date
      600m (indoor)     
      1:15.86 Albuquerque, NM    
      March 5th, 2017
      800m
      1:46.40 Marietta, GA
      May 19th, 2017
  • Lalonde Gordon

    • Lalonde Gordon is an American sprinter and New York resident who competes internationally for Trinidad and Tobago. He is a world champion and two-time Olympic medalist. Lalonde secured the bronze medal in the 400m at the 2012 London Olympics with a personal best of 44.52 seconds. Lalonde was an integral part of the Trinidad and Tobago 4x400m relay teams that won gold at the 2017 World Championships, silver at the 2015 World Championships and bronze at the 2016 World Indoor Championships. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, he won two bronzes, in the 400m and the 4x400m relay. At the 2017 London World Championships, Lalonde anchored his 4x400m relay team to the World Championship by running an historic anchor leg (44.02) when he passed Team USA’s famed anchor man (Fred Kerley) in the final meters of the race. Based largely on his performance, Lalonde and his relay team members were awarded "Best Male Athletes for the Americas" in 2017.

      Career highlights

      1 x World Champion
      1 x World Championship Silver Medalist
      2 x Olympic Games Bronze Medalist
      2 x World Indoor Championships Bronze Medalist
      1 x In Top 8 at World Championships
      2 x In Top 8 at World Indoor Championships
      2 x Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist
      1 x NACAC Champion
      1 x IAAF World Relays Bronze Medalist
      2 x CAC Championships Silver Medalist
      5 x National Champion 4 x 400m relay – Trinidad & Tobago National Record (2:58.12)

      Personal Bests

      Event
      Result
      Wind        
      Venue
      Date
      300m
      31.92   Liege, Belgium
      July 19th, 2017
      400m
      44.52
        London, England
      August 6th, 2012
      500m
      1:02.83   New York, NY   
      January 6th, 2012
      4x400m      
      2:58.12   London, England     
      August 13th, 2017

  • Will Leer


    • Will Leer is one of America’s most accomplished milers.  He is a two-time US National Champion who has competed for Team USA at the World Indoor Championships, Pan American Games and the IAAF World Relays, taking home silver in the latter competition. Will has a 3:51.82 personal best time in the mile (outdoors) and a best of 3:52.47 indoors, when he won the Wanamaker Mile at the 2014 Millrose Games.

      Personal bests

      Event
      Result      
      Venue Date
      1500m
      3:34.26 Heusden-Zolder, Belgium      
      July 19th, 2014
      1500m (indoor)
      3:37.89 New York, NY
      February 15th, 2014
      Mile 3:51.82 Dublin, Ireland
      July 11th, 2014
      Mile (indoor)
      3:52.47
      New York, NY
      February 15th, 2014
      3000m
      7:39.38 Zagreb, Croatia
      September 3rd, 2013
      3000m (indoor)
      7:42.95 Boston, MA
      February 8th, 2014
      2 Miles
      8:19.11 Eugene, OR
      June 4th, 2011
      2 Miles (indoor)      
      8:21.53 New York, NY
      February 16th, 2013
  • Brycen Spratling

    • Brycen Spratling is a sprinter who was a 10-time All American at the University of Pittsburgh. At the 2015 NYRR Millrose Games, Brycen, then 22 years old, set a new World and American record in the men’s 500m by running 1:00.06, beating the American and world mark of 1:00.17, which had stood since 1997.

      Career Highlights

      1 x IAAF World Relays Winner
      2 x NACAC U23
      1 x Current World Record Holder - Distance Medley
      1 x Current NACAC Record Holder - Distance Medley
      1 x World Record in Career

      Personal Bests

      Event
      Result
      Wind     
      Venue
      Date
      200m
      20.64 +2.0 Knoxville, TN
      April 12th, 2014
      300m
      32.63   Albuquerque, NM     
      March 4th, 2017
      400m
      45.09   Jacksonville, FL
      May 30th, 2014
      500m
      1:00.06   New York, NY
      February 14th, 2015
      600m
      1:17.17   Boston, MA
      February 28th, 2015
      4x400m
      3:00.86   Philadelphia, PA
      April 25th, 2015
      Sprint Medley 1600m     
      3:26.09   Philadelphia, PA
      April 27th, 2012
      Distance Medley
      9:15.50   Nassau, Bahamas
      May 3rd, 2015

  • Jeremy Taiwo


    • Jeremy Taiwo is an American decathlete who won the 2015 USA Indoor National Championship in the heptathalon and the silver medal at the 2016 US Olympic Trials. Jeremy competed for Team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympics. He was a three-time All American while attending the University of Washington. His father, Joseph Taiwo, is a Nigerian triple jumper who competed at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics. Jeremy was crowned national champion in the heptathlon at the 2018 USATF Indoor Championships.

       2 x National Indoor champion

      Personal Bests  

      Events
      Result     
      Wind      
      Venue
      Date
      60m
      7.02   Napa, CA
      February 8th, 2013
      100m
      10.84 +1.4 Eugene, OR
      June 5th, 2013
      400m
      47.83   Eugene, OR
      June 25th, 2015
      1000m
      2:34.26   Boston, MA
      February 28th, 2015
      1500m
      4:16.34   Eugene, OR
      June 6th, 2013
      60mH
      7.87   Boston, MA
      February 28th, 2015
      110mH
      14.22 +1.2 Berkeley, CA
      May 15th, 2010
      110mH
      14.16 +2.8 Eugene, OR
      June 6th, 2013
      High Jump
      2.21   Eugene, OR
      July 2nd, 2016
      High Jump
      2.25   Napa, CA
      February 8th, 2013
      Pole Vault
      5.00   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil    
      August 18th, 2016
      Long Jump
      7.57 +1.6 Gotzis, Austria
      May 30th, 2015
      Triple Jump
      15.04 +1.1 Seattle, WA
      May 2nd, 2009
      Shot Put
      14.93   Eugene, OR
      June 25th, 2015
      Discus Throw      
      44.27   Chula Vista, CA    
      July 25th, 2015
      Javelin Throw
      53.71   Eugene, OR
      May 10th, 2009
      Decathlon
      8425   Eugene, OR
      July 3rd, 2016
      Heptathlon
      6344   Seattle, WA
      January 31st, 2015
  • James Thie

    • James Thie is a Welsh middle distance runner who has competed at several World and European Championships.

      Career Highlights

      1 x In Top 8 at World Indoor Championships
      1 x In Top 8 at European Indoor Championships
      2 x National Indoor Champion

      Personal Bests

      Event
      Result
      Venue
      Date
      800m
      1:49.82 Solihull, England
      August 6th, 2003
      1500m
      3:37.06 Heraklion, Great Britain    
      July 4th, 2004
      Mile
      3:57.71 New York, NY
      February 14th, 2003
      3000m
      7:56.22 Glasgow, Ireland
      January 28th, 2006
      5000m
      14:48.86     
      Bedford, England
      May 6th, 2013
      Mile Road      
      3:50.95 Austin, TX
      March 22nd, 2003
      5K Road
      14:54 Armagh, Ireland
      February 25th, 2010
      10K Road
      30:36 Holyoke, MA
      March 19th, 2005