For Abbey D’Agostino running at the Reggie Lewis Center feels like a homecoming. The New Balance professional racer from Topsfield will compete in the 3,000 meter event at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Sunday.
“This is one of the high caliber races on the indoor calendar,” said D’Agostino, who was a standout at Masconomet before going on to have an unbelievable career in track and cross country at Dartmouth College. She is the most decorated Ivy League track star ever and a seven-time NCAA champion.
“It’s great to be racing in front of my family and friends. Reggie Lewis has always been a special place for me because I grew up competing in league championships there and raced a couple of times in college.”
D’Agostino’s event is scheduled for 5:15 on Sunday night. The elite field includes six athletes from the United States and others from Ethiopia, Morocco, Germany, Italy, Australia,