New York, NY, June 16, 2010 — Read more
Dear readers, - On June 11, James Dunaway and I posted our Summer 2010 AT&F editorial, "Has USATF Declared War on U.S. Coaches?". The piece was sent posted on runblogrun.com, on our websites, and distributed to our coaching digital network.
Courtesy of USATF
Celebrating its sixth year as a world-wide athletics attraction, the adidas Grand Prix threw an internationally renowned, record-breaking, and heart-stopping party in New York at Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island.
Two-time World Outdoor silver medalist Lashinda Demus led wire-to-wire in winning the women's 400m hurdles in a world-leading 52.82 at the Golden Gala , the fourth stop in the IAAF's Diamond League, in Rome. Demus' time is the six-fastest ever run by an American.
By Mark Winitz - Although track & field athletes from the Golden State are accustomed to winter sunshine, apparently they have no qualms about stepping onto the indoor oval. Californians were prominent in this past winter’s most important national and international indoor competitions.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Some of the nation’s best distance runners will descend on Corvallis on Saturday, May 29 to participate in the first high performance track meet hosted in the city since the Oregon State University men’s and women’s track and cross country programs were cut in 1988. The Strands.com Hi-Lite Meet will host an elite men’s and women’s 800 meters, 1500, 5000 and a men’s 10,000 – in addition to a full slate of community events.
INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation has presented Elite Athlete Development Grants to eight athletes, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman, Bob Greifeld, announced today.
[inlline:1]INDIANAPOLIS - 2004 Olympian Dan Browne (Chula Vista, Calif.) will be looking for his fourth title and Katie McGregor (Saint Louis Park, Minn.) will be looking for her second as they lead the fields for the USA 25 km Championships Saturday in Grand Rapids, Mich. This marks the 17th year that the championships have been hosted by the Fifth Third River Bank Run.
INDIANAPOLIS - Chris Solinsky has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting an American record in the men's 10,000m at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif.