Top 5 Performers from the Indiana Runner Sprint Showcase


Today's Indiana Runner Indoor Sprint Showcase brought some of the best of the best that Indiana has to offer to Knowling Fieldhouse to compete for some of the state's premier sprint titles. The times were blazing fast, rivalries were renewed and records were broken.

Here we look at five individuals who had the best performances at the Sprint Showcase. 

Jaidyn Johnson Ties His US #6 60m Time

Johnson, a Bloomington North senior, tied his Indiana #1 time in the 60m with his time of 6.76 in the 60m finals, winning over the 2nd place times of 6.82. This keeps Johnson undefeated on the season through 5 races (2 prelims + 3 finals). His time of 6.76 ranks tied for 6th nationally this indoor season. His time of 6.76 also ranks #2 all-time in Indiana, only behind Jasiah Rogers who ran a time of 6.68 last year. 

A Historic 60m Boys Final Steals the Show

The 60m boys final consisting of the top finishers of Johnson, Dominic Calhoun, and Christian Woodson stole the show today in the 60m, running times of 6.76 (Johnson) and 6.82 (Calhoun/Woodson) to all set top ten times all-time for the indoor 60m in Indiana. Johnson now ranks #2 all-time, while Calhoun and Woodson rank tied for 6th. 

Emily Norris Wins the 200m/400m Double

Norris continued her impressive 2024 indoor season taking wins in both the 200m and 400m at the Sprint Showcase. Norris won the 200m with a new PR of 25.74, narrowly winning over Gia Clay who ran a time of 25.79. Both girls were the only ones under 26 seconds. Norris's time of 25.74 now ranks #5 in Indiana this indoor season. 

In the 400m, Norris ran a time of 58.41, being one of only two runners under a minute alongside runner-up Omema Anyawu. This was her first time running under a minute in the 400m, doing so in just her second 400m dash ever. Her time of 58.41 ranks #5 in Indiana this season. 

Evan Williams Expands His State 60m Hurdles Lead

Williams has now lowered his 60m hurdles time in each race this season, taking a win in his last two races now. Williams ran a time of 8.53 in the prelims to advance to the finals easily. In the finals, he ran a time of 8.14 to lower his PR by 0.08 seconds. His time of 8.14 ranks #1 in Indiana this season and is just outside the top 50 nationally this season. 

Savannah Lake Runs New Indiana #1 60m Time

Lake, a senior at Greenfield-Central, ran a time of 7.71 in the 60m dash to win by 0.08, setting a new PR by 0.14 seconds in the process. Her time of 7.71 is now the top time in Indiana this indoor season beating the old time of 7.82 run by Sarah Madi-Bouabre last month. Lake now ranks tied for 39th in the 60m all-time for Indiana.