21 Athletes.

20 Laps.

1 Eliminator.

2015 Eliminator Photos.

Kearney Women
Kearney Women

Preparing for a kick. Who's going to get things started?

The Final Two
The Final Two

College Teammates about to fight it out for the Eliminator title.

Kearney Men
Kearney Men

18 men fighting for glory

Chillin'
Chillin'

The front crew seem pretty relaxed. Confident they will survive to race at least one more lap.

The finish
The finish

Choices, choices. 1) Just go for the win 2) Look around and make sure you're safe 3) Run like mad

Six Remain
Six Remain

No time for play. All business.

Eliminated
Eliminated
Then There Were Two
Then There Were Two
Laser Focused
Laser Focused

the Eliminator brings out the competitiveness in all of us.

2013 Eliminator Photos.

Above pictures courtesy Teddy Foote and Deanna Ducher

I was Eliminated
I was Eliminated

Our friend Teddy Foote and Runner-Up Ian Daugherty

Ready or Not...
Ready or Not...

GO!

Tired Yet
Tired Yet

"Another one, already? Seriously!?"

Fun for the Kids
Fun for the Kids

Coach Bill Lundberg treating the kids to a ride.

Whose Last
Whose Last

You don't know? Neither do the runners. Remember, to win... don't be last.

No Worries
No Worries
Congratulations
Congratulations

You just won a prize...and survived one more lap.

Then There Were Four
Then There Were Four

Daugherty, Calvert, Nikkila, and Perrin...all business.

Last Two
Last Two

Epic battle! Shoulder to shoulder to determine the Eliminator. Doesn't get any better than this.

Champs
Champs

2013 Champs. Elyse Lisznyai and Michael Nikkila

2013 Eliminator Competitors
2013 Eliminator Competitors

What a tough group.

the Eliminator
the Eliminator

Our favorite prize...a sticker reminding you that you lost.

2013 Eliminator Champ, Michael Nikkila, enjoys a conversation with 2008 Olympic 1500m Silver Medalist, Nick Willis, after seeing him cruise to a 3:56 mile.
By the way, his Adidas spikes... awesome. 

Willis and The Running Institute put on a great event in Saline, MI on Aug 4, 2013. One of the Eliminator creators, Michael Nikkila, is enjoying a bit of Willis' post-race generosity.

Nikkila / Willis
Smiles All Around

Good luck at Worlds, Nick!

Pictures courtesy Kevin Walton