The deadline to apply for the 2012 Mark Springer Youth Travel Grant program is quickly approaching.
by Larry Eder
When I was fortunate enough to meet Oscar Pistorius at the Nike Prefontaine Classic last year, I was taken by how relaxed he was. Oscar was obviously comfortable with the press, not searching it out, but understanding that this was part of his sporting life. He has fascinated many in the general sports audience, and has fascinated many in the track public.
NORMAL, Ill. - Drew Hines, Samantha Staples and Greg Moschella were three of the top winners from the final day of competition at the USATF National Youth Indoor Track & Field Championships in Normal, Ill.
INDIANAPOLIS - Nearly 400 young athletes will meet this Saturday and Sunday in Bloomington, Ill. at the USATF National Youth Indoor Track & Field Championships to battle for bragging rights of national titles across six age groups.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Eric Broadbent and Sharon Day both claimed their first USA Indoor Combined Events Championship titles this weekend, March 3-4, as numerous championship and facility records fell at Gladstein Field House on the campus of Indiana University.
Tianna Madison, the fastest women in world in 2012, and Duane Solomom, US champion at 800 meters, were congratulated by their sponsors, the Saucony company, on their performances last weekend.
by Larry Eder
The truth is, it all begins with running, jumping and throwing. Two weeks ago, one of the guys who got that the most, passed away. He knew that the battle for footwear supremacy, is a battle done best, talking about the sport, and selling one pair of footwear at a time. It is a seemingly simple fact, but only the successful brands really get it, really live it, really breathe it.
The Brooks Inspiring Coaches program is in it's second year. The idea is simple, the program is brilliant. Nominate your high school cross country or track coach (Brooks Inspiring Coaches), tell Brooks what the coach means to you, and why they deserve to be one of Brooks Top Ten finalists, and you are set.
The 10th annual Luke Sullivan All-American Throws Clinic will be held March 10, 2012 in Madison, WI. Since 2003, athletes from all over the Midwest have attended the clinic, with countless throwers receiving scholarships to Division 1 & 2 colleges.
2012 Brooks PR Invitational: One U.S. High School Record, 7 U.S. Leading Times, Plus 4 Dempsey Indoor Records!
The 2012 Brooks PR Invitational was the second edition of a unique event. What if a core running brand, in support of high school track & field, put on a celebration of track and invited the best runners at 60m, 60m hurdles, 400m, 800m, one mile and two mile in the country?
INDIANAPOLIS - Brycen Spratling of the University of Pittsburgh has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting a collegiate record in the 500-meters Saturday at the Big East Conference Championships.
Mikal Peveto, Director of running, adidas North America: the RBR Interview, on adizero Rush, adidas focus on light/faster, by La
by Larry Eder
Mikal Peveto, aka Peev, is a lifer in this industry. In his second life at adidas, Peev gave us some time on the new adizero Rush. He also spoke about adidas heritage and where adidas is going. A good read....
INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation successfully launched the inaugural Run With US! (RWUS!) program on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at the John Muir Middle School in Los Angeles, CA, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today.
ST. LOUIS – Sara Hall (Flagstaff, Ariz.) and Bobby Mack (Raleigh, N.C.) each used late charges to outrun the competition as each won their first career USA Cross Country titles Saturday at Forest Park in St. Louis.
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.
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