QUANTICO, Va. - (Feb. 8, 2012) - Five hundred students of Lynbrook Elementary in Fairfax, Virginia gathered on Wednesday, Feb. 8 to receive the Healthy School Award from the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) and its partner Sodexo. The award assembly was held at 1:45pm in the school gym located at 5801 Backlick Road in Springfield.
INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation has presented Elite Athlete Development Grants to twenty athletes, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today.
INDIANAPOLIS - (February 2, 2012) - The USA Track & Field Foundation has announced the launching of "Run With US!" (RWUS!). A program to take place for kids during and after school, RWUS! combines fitness and goal setting to promote self-esteem and will be directed by Olympic athletes as teachers, mentors and role models.
INDIANAPOLIS – University of Arkansas freshman Gunnar Nixon has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting a world junior record in the indoor heptathlon over the weekend at the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., and reached an NCAA automatic-qualifying mark.
by Larry Eder
So, this started as the beginning of Elliott Denman's piece on the U.S. Open, then I decided to rewrite and try and be more inclusive. I saw some good things at the US Open, and liked that Budweiser came in as a sponsor at end. I will be at NB, USA Indoor, World Indoor, and a few other events (Brooks PR invitational), writing about our sport and observing. Here are my observations so far, and my invitation for others to write about the sport that we all love, and want to see flourish.
NEW YORK, January 30, 2012 - The Armory Foundation has announced a multi-year agreement with YouTube Sports to air its track & field season. The highlight will be a live HD production of the 2012 Millrose Games at the Armory beginning at 4 p.m. February 11, 2012 and ending with the famous Wanamaker Mile sponsored by the New York Road Runners at 10 p.m.
Some of the top high school talent in the New York metropolitan area and beyond will take to the track for four events at Saturday’s U.S. Open. USA Track & Field on Wednesday announced the fields that will compete in the girls’ mile, boys’ mile, CHSAA girls’ 4x400m relay and CHSAA boys’ 4x800m relay.
The real opening of the Indoor season for many, is the NB Indoor Games, held at the NYC Armory, January 21. Some tremendous performances, lead by some fun indoor miles and Edward Cheserek, the 2011 FootLocker champion, running a fine 4:02.21 mile.
INDIANAPOLIS – A host of USATF’s Indoor Visa Championship Series for the past 10 years, Fayetteville, Arkansas, will host the USA Track & Field Classic February 11 as part of the nationally televised series, USA Track & Field announced Tuesday.
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