Brooks PR Invitational 2016

Chauncy Smart, Brandon Cachon Ready To Sweep Sprint Races At Brooks PR In Seattle Todd Grasley Jun 18, 2016

Auburndale junior Chauncy Smart (pictured above with his mom) and Barron Collier senior Chauncy Smart will compete in the Brooks PR Invitational Saturday in Seattle, Washington. They will compete in the 100m dash and 400m dash respectively and be joined their female counterparts from the Sunshine State. Northeast freshman Jantaijah Ford and Stanton Prep and UGA signee Janaya Chambers will also make the trip to the west coast and compete in the quarter mile. Our national team caught up with Smart and Cachon before the meet!

Janaya Chambers Returns To Brooks PR Serves As 'Redemption Meet' Todd Grasley Jun 15, 2016

Stanton Prep senior and UGA signee Janaya Chambers won the 3A state championship in the 400m dash at the 2015 state meet running a PR of 54.17. Chambers was invited to the Brooks PR Invitational where she 5th against the nation's top athletes. In 2016, she faced some setbacks that caused her to cut her senior season short and focus on school and her health. However, she was a little surprised when she was invited back to Seattle for the 2016 Brooks PR. We talk to her about getting the invite, the road back, and her plans for Saturday.

Brooks PR Spotlight: Freshman Jan'Taijah Ford Eyes Low 53, 52s 400 Todd Grasley Jun 15, 2016

Northeast High School freshman Jan'Taijah Ford had a spectacular 2016 season. Ford, or T1 as they call her, ran away with the 3A state title in the 400m dash in 54.01s and followed that up with a new personal best time of 53.77 to win Flo Golden South and give her an automatic ticket to the Brooks PR Invitational. We caught up with her to talk about her training leading up to Saturday, what she's looking forward to, and much more.