Methacton's Ryann Krais came into this year's Penn Relays as one of the most-hyped high school runners in the entire meet, and she lived up to that reputation today.
In the morning, she won the 400-meter hurdles Championship of America with a time of 59.24 seconds.
In the early afternoon, she anchored her team to victory in a 4x100m relay heat (Alicia Melnick, Gabby Becattini and Laura Bomgardner were the others), posting a time of 49.04 seconds.
And in the late afternoon, she anchored a 4x400m relay, but Methacton came in second to Central Bucks East. C.B. East had a big lead going into the final leg, though, so there wasn't much Krais could do except post a time of 56.25 seconds.
I talked to Krais about her long day, and about what it was like to get all that attention.