Multi-event athlete Jack Flood led the Athletic Lab Track Club with an 8th place finish in the Decathlon at the USA Track & Field Outdoor National Championships in Des Moines, IA. Flood set lifetime personal bests in 4 of the 10 individual events. Jack set personal bests in the 100m (11.07), 400m (50.26), 110m Hurdles (14.04), and pole vault (4.50m) on his way to a personal best overall score of 7,711 points. The decathlon is considered the ultimate test of athleticism. The event is contested over 2 days and consists of 10 events split between running, throwing and jumping disciplines. Jack previously represented ALTC at the Indoor National championships where he placed 3rd in the heptathlon. Athletic Lab Track Club’s Nate Bruno also competed in the 400m Hurdles.
The Athletic Lab Track Club provides world class coaching and a supportive training environment for post-collegiate athletes as they pursue national and international competitive careers. The Athletic Lab Track Club has a long history of success at the elite level having produced multiple national champions and international competitors. This is particularly true in the heptathlon and decathlon with 5 athletes having won National Championships or Masters National Championships and 1 having won a Masters World Championship. Most notably, Eric Broadbent won the 2012 Indoor National Championships in the heptathlon with a score of 5,908 and competed in the 2012 Olympic Olympic trials. Also, Jef Souza is the current American Masters record holder in the Pentathlon in 2 age categories and has won multiple National and World Championships in the multi-events.