Rainsberger Breaks US HS 3k Outdoor Record At World Champs - (Bydgoszcz, Poland) Katie Rainsberger finished a solid 7th in the 3,000-meters at the IAAF World U20 (formerly World Junior) Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on Wednesday to post the fastest outdoor mark ever by an American high school girl.
Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 27, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf will be among the elite competitors at the Sir Walter Miler that will be held on Aug. 5 at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. That same weekend, Rob Molke and Jon Peterson will run in the MDRA (Minnesota Distance Running Association) 15k that will be held Aug. 7 at Crosby Farm Park in St. Paul.
(USATF) - BYDGOSZCZ, Poland -- Noah Lylesclaimed the title of Fastest Current Teenager on Earth, winning the 100 meters at the 2016 IAAF World Under-20 Championships on Wednesday at Zawisza Stadium.
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland -- Seven Americans, five men and two women, advanced during the opening session of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships on Tuesday morning at Zawisza Stadium.
Team USA Minnesota Starts Search for New Head Coach; Dennis Barker Steps Down after 15 Years with the Team
Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 19, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota, a training group for professional distance runners based in Minneapolis/St. Paul, has begun a search for a new head coach. The position is available given the resignation this month of its long-time coach, Dennis Barker.
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland -- Eighty athletes are ready to represent the United States at the 2016 IAAF World Under-20 Championships at Zawisza Stadium July 19-24.
Medals will be on the line on Tuesday – day one of the World U20 Championships – in finals of the men’s shot put, women’s 10,000 meters race walk and the men’s 10,000m.
Four Team USA Minnesota Runners to Participate in Torchlight 5k on July 20; Heather Kampf Is 2nd at Padova 1500m in Italy on Jul
Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 18, 2016 – Four Team USA Minnesota runners – Meghan Peyton, Jon Peterson, Biya Simbassa and Rob Molke – will participate in the Twin Cities Orthopedics Torchlight 5k that will be held in downtown Minneapolis on July 20.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Five reigning Olympic gold medalists and five current world champions join 84 first-time Olympians on the Team USA roster nominated to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team. A roster of 126 men and women is slated to represent the United States in track & field competition August 12-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Heather Kampf Continues Outdoor Track Season with Meets in Italy and Ireland; Results from U.S. Olympic Track Trials in Eugene
Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 13, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf has bounced back from the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials to continue her outdoor track season in Europe, with meets in Italy and Ireland. At the Meeting Sport Soliderta in Lignano, Italy, on July 13, she placed third in the 800 meters in 2:01.26.
(USATF) - EUGENE, OREGON -- The penultimate day of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field did not disappoint, as a record 22,847 track & field fans witnessed 60 of the wildest minutes in Hayward Field history.
Ageless Lagat kicks to fifth Olympic Games
(USATF) EUGENE, OREGON -- Hayward Field saw the greatest 100m hurdles in Trials history Friday, as track & field action continued on Day 8 of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
(USATF) EUGENE, OREGON -- The Hayward faithful were rewarded once again, as the greatest women’s shot put competition in American history took center stage on the seventh day of competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials - Track & Field.
(USATF) EUGENE, OREGON -- Saving their best for last, the trio of Amber Campbell(Indianapolis), Gwen Berry (St. Louis, Missouri) and DeAnna Price (Moscow Mills, Missouri) utilized their last two rounds of throws to qualify for Team USA in the women’s hammer throw on Wednesday at Hayward Field.
(USATF) EUGENE, OREGON -- While millions are ready to set off their fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, 21,713 of the Hayward faithful watched fireworks of their own Monday on the fourth day of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field.
(USATF) EUGENE, OREGON -- Her status a question mark heading into the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field, Allyson Felix (Los Angeles) erased any doubt of her fitness and form with a phenomenal comeback in the last 150 meters to win the women’s 400m title Sunday.
(USATF)- EUGENE, OREGON -- Producing the longest leap in the world since 2004, Brittney Reese highlighted day two action at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field on Saturday at Hayward Field.
Great Eight: Rupp takes record eighth-straight USATF 10,000m title, Crouser pulls off men’s shot put upset
(USATF) - EUGENE, OREGON -- Hayward Field favorite Galen Rupp made history as he won his eighth consecutive USATF 10,000m title, while Oregon native Ryan Crouser highlighted a team of first-time Olympians in the men’s shot put to open track & field action at Hayward Field Friday.
Mark Cullen wrote for us in Beijing in 2015. Here is his first piece of the Olympic Trials for RunBlogRun, on the men's and women's 20k race walks. Mark has a superb blog at www.trackerati.com.
Ticket to Rio
The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field will be broadcast live from Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 10 via NBC and it’s family of networks. Check local listings for TV channel assignment.
Rohler twice over 91 m - TURKU (FIN, Jun 29): German Thomas Rohler achieved two 91 m throws at the Paavo Nurmi Games meet (EA Premium) with 91.28 in round three and 91.04 in round five. It is not only World lead, personal best but also 11th best performer ever.
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