University of Missouri chooses Mondo Super X 720 banked track for indoor facility
Mizzou praises Mondo as industry gold standard and fastest track in world
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - Dec. 4, 2023 - PRLog -- The University of Missouri has chosen a Mondo track for its indoor track and field facility.
The new 200-meter, six-lane oval banked track with a 12-degree bank and a 21-meter radius at Mizzou will feature Mondo's Super X 720 surface, which provides the optimal blend of energy return, comfort, safety, and durability for everything from daily training to the toughest competitions.
"Mondo is the industry's gold standard for indoor tracks," said Brett Halter, head track and field coach at Mizzou. "It's best-in-class and the fastest track in the world. I don't believe anything can top it."
An eight-lane sprint straightaway, a pole vault runway, two long jump/triple jump runways, throw areas and non-competition areas around the track also will be Mondo's Super X 720 surface. The six-lane oval and eight-lane straightaway will have alternating lane colors of gray and a custom gold Mondo created for the NCAA Division I university.
Halter pointed out that Mondo tracks enable athletes to perform their best across all events. "Mondo tracks provide the optimal amount of energy return, which enhances the performance in every event group," he said. "When you're competing on a Mondo track, you know you're going to have national-leading times."
When it comes to recruiting, Halter said the Mondo track will be appealing to prospective student-athletes. "They want to know that they will be able to train at a world-class level year-round, and having a Mondo track in our indoor facility will enable them to do that."
The new Mondo banked track is slated for completion in June 2024. Kiefer USA is heading the team that will perform the track installation.
About Mondo Track Surfaces
Designed and manufactured by the industry leader in sport track innovation and expertise, Mondo track surfaces are ideal for both training and high-level competition. Made from rubber and vulcanized to produce a continuous, seamless piece of material that will not separate, Mondo track surfaces have a life expectancy of 15 years or more, won't compress or break down over time, are easy to maintain, and have a low total cost of ownership. Environmentally friendly, Mondo tracks are GREENGUARD Gold Certified and 100% recyclable.
About Kiefer USA
Kiefer USA, a Diverzify company and the industry leader in the supply and installation of quality athletic surfaces, offers a complete range of products for the educational and municipal marketplace, including fieldhouse, track and field, artificial turf, gymnasium, weight room, health club, and locker room applications. For more information, visit www.kieferusa.com or call 800-322-5448, and follow the company on Facebook, Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/
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