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Nykko McMillan, Nathaniel Grant, Luke Revis, and Shannon Robbins
Members of the FPR Speed Youth Track Club (pictured) ran a record-breaking relay to claim the title of fastest 4x400 middle-school team in the nation. Spring Forest Middle School students Nykko McMillan, Nathaniel Grant, Luke Revis and Shannon Robbins (pictured from left) dominated the event at held at Crump Stadium in Alief. The race began with McMillan, a talented hurdler and short sprinter, running the first leg. Next up was all-American Revis, the district’s top 100m sprinter and nationally ranked long jumper, followed by third-leg runner Grant, who is first in the nation in 300m hurdles. The anchor leg was run by Robbins, an all-American who holds district records in both 800m and 400m events. Each trains year round and competes nationally in the AAU and USATF circuits. They hope to continue on the road to the Junior Olympics this summer.
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