Women claim 4×200 American record at Eastern indoor champs
News has arrived: вЂњThe team of Sarah Lawson, Latrica Dendy, Diane Pomeroy and Beth Clark set a new American record in the 4Ч200 meters in the women’s 40-49 age group at the USATF East Region Masters Indoor ChampionshipsвЂќ Sunday in Providence, Rhode Island. (See results here.) They ran 1:53.74, breaking the listed AR of 1:56.8 by 3 seconds. Splits were about Sarah (50) 28.8, Diane (46) 28.2, Beth (46) 31.8 and Latrica (40) a blazing 25.2. They also won a bunch of individual titles. Notable champ was M55 sprinter Val Barnwell, who took his age group 60/200 in 7.68 and 25.48 in one of his first major indoor meets since a two-year doping suspension at 2009 worlds.