For over 20 years, our dedication to quality and service has made First to the Finish the complete source for track and field. We have built our reputation on providing track and field coaches and athletes a reliable source for quality apparel, equipment, and accessories.
First to the Finish Inc. History
Mike Viano, founder and owner, began First to the Finish in the basement of his home. As an avid runner, Mike wanted to provide a service to track and field coaches and athletes. What started in a small basement has now grown into one of the three largest mail order businesses in the country dealing with track and field equipment and apparel. In the beginning, the word on First to the Finish got out by one page fliers, we now send out multiple catalogs including a 195 page full color catalog. We offer a full service website where you can review products and order online.
First to the Finish warehouses over 100,000 pairs of track and field spikes and training shoes for same day shipping. We are also one of the largest track and field equipment dealers in the country, putting us well above the competition. Most orders are shipped with in 24-48 hours and satisfaction is always guaranteed.
Onsite Screening Capabilities
We custom screen print and embroider all orders in house. This enables us to give you the best possible service with the fastest turnaround. Our talented screen print and graphic department are available to assist you with all your custom needs. We have gone to great lengths to make your custom purchase as easy as possible.
Our #1 goal is service!
Our friendly customer service reps are eager to serve your track and field needs. They can assist with all aspects of your order from selecting the best training shoe to ordering custom screening for your uniforms. With our computerized inventory and online order tracking, we provide you with the best customer service.
After 20 years of servicing track and field coaches and athletes, First to the Finish can attribute its success to the strong relationships built with each customer. Our available inventory, friendly customer service, and commitment to quality makes us the best choice for all your team’s track and field apparel and equipment needs.
Notre Dame Freshman Michael Clevenger (Decatur MacArthur ’12) took first place in 14:26.98
Men 5000 Meter Run
Name Year School Finals
1 Clevenger, Michael Notre Dame 14:26.98
2 Mascari, John Indiana Stat 14:27.65
3 Kildoo, Jake Notre Dame 14:28.22
4 Kerr, Caleb Purdue 14:28.55
5 Lievense, Ethan Central Mich 14:30.02
6 Grady, Martin Notre Dame 14:32.50
7 Cuadra, Gabe Rice 14:34.10
8 Overway, Kyle Indiana 14:34.92
9 MacMillan, Jeff Notre Dame 14:35.61
10 Stacks, Kyle Central Mich 14:35.74
11 Ramirez, Pablo Eastern Illi 14:36.15
12 Brandt, Jon Michael Iowa 14:39.55
13 Zeman, Paul Illinois 14:41.48
14 Egan, Brett Northern Iow 14:41.95
15 Witchell, Warren Eastern Mich 14:45.73
16 Head, Taylor Indiana Stat 14:48.42
17 Rutherford, Ryan Illinois Sta 14:48.67
18 Senf, Sean Illinois Sta 14:48.83
19 Luttrell, Walter Kentucky 14:50.44
20 Tineo Paz, Andres Marquette 14:51.48
21 Darm, Evan Campbell 14:53.07
22 Lesiewicz, Patrick Notre Dame 14:53.36
23 Llamas, James Rice 14:53.71
24 Fenske, Andrew Loyola (Ill. 14:53.88
25 Anderson, Tom Butler 14:55.06
26 Hoard, Jason Notre Dame 14:55.72
27 Hebert, Jordan Illinois 14:56.33
28 Cookson, Emmett Tulsa 14:59.91
29 Mayer, Kevin Tulsa 15:00.18
30 Janusek, Mike Loyola (Ill. 15:03.79
31 Nicol-Samuel, Delohnni Campbell 15:05.91
32 Kipkoech, Japhet Louisville 15:08.06
33 Kelsey, Chris Butler 15:09.04
34 Troester, Nathan Illinois 15:15.35
35 Drudge, Jason Central Mich 15:15.92
36 Wildenmann, Jake Kentucky 15:23.39
37 Rieger, Cameron Iowa 15:25.76
38 Miller, Nick Loyola (Ill. 15:26.39
39 Marlow, Chase Western Illi 15:28.47
40 Johnson, Adam Tulsa 15:36.73
41 Agnew, Spencer Marquette 15:39.14
42 Weishaar, Luke Samford 15:39.52