Pac 12 vs. Big Ten Challenge and Sun Angel Classic track competitions to be run on new Mondo surface at Arizona State University

Several meet records and personal bests were set during track's inaugural meet at NCAA Division I university
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - March 22, 2018 - PRLog -- A new Mondo track will be the surface for two upcoming track meets at Sun Angel Stadium on the campus of Arizona State University: the Pac 12/Big Ten Challenge, March 23-24, and the Sun Angel Classic, April 6-7.

The new Joe Selleh Track at the NCAA Division I university has a Mondo Super X 720 surface. Made by Mondo, the global leader in the track and field, and indoor sport flooring markets, Super X 720 is engineered for speed and comfort. It provides the optimal blend of energy return, comfort, safety and durability for everything from daily training to the toughest competitions. Strong vulcanized rubber provides optimum traction while a unique textured bottom layer generates a cushion of air for extreme comfort and allows swifter transitions as the foot rolls from the 5th to the 1st metatarsus.

Green and sustainable, Super X 720 is:

—GREENGUARD Gold-certified for better indoor air quality;

—Granular-free for healthy waterways;

—Heavy metal-free and will not leach into the environment;

—Bacterial, microbacterial and fungal resistant; and

—100 percent recyclable.

Last weekend during the Baldy Castillo Invitational, which was the first meet held on the Super X 720 track, several meet records and personal bests were set.

About Mondo's Tracks

Mondo is the industry leader in sport track innovation and expertise with more than 1,100 of the company's tracks and millions of square feet of its high-performance athletic surfaces installed worldwide.

Ideal for both training and high-level competition, Mondo tracks are made from rubber and vulcanized to produce a continuous, seamless piece of material that will not separate. In addition, they have a life expectancy of 15 years or more, won't compress or break down over time, can withstand heavy static and rolling loads, are easy to maintain with non-porous surfaces, and have a low total cost of ownership.

More than 260 world records have been set on Mondo's track surfaces, which include: Mondotrack WS, the competition surface of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games; Super X 720, which combines the backing of Mondotrack and the wear layer of the Super X Performance; Mondotrack, theofficial competition track of the 2008 Beijing and the 2012 London Olympics; and Super X Performance, the world's top track for more than 30 years and recognized as one of the fastest, most durable and environmentally safest tracks available.

About Mondo

Celebrating 70 years of expertise, Mondo is the global leader in the track and field, and indoor sport flooring markets manufacturing flooring surfaces for virtually every application. More than 1,100 Mondo tracks and millions of square feet of the company's high-performance athletic surfaces are installed worldwide.

An official supplier of athletic tracks for the past 11 Olympic Games and the competition surface since the 1992 Barcelona Games, Mondo is the official supplier or sponsor of more than 100 sports federations and associations. More than 260 world records have been set on Mondo's track surfaces.

A family-owned business since its founding in 1948, the company sells its products in more than 196 countries through Mondo-owned manufacturing companies in Italy, Luxembourg, Spain and China. For news updates, visit, and the Mondo press room (, and follow on Facebook (, Twitter (, Instagram (, and LinkedIn (

Mondo is a registered trademark of Mondo.

Glynis Gibson

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