Bothell, Wash. - July 24, 2012 - Complete dedication to their teams and communities. The ability to motivate and support their athletes during challenging situations. An unwavering Run Happy spirit. After reviewing more than 1,300 nominations for high school track and/or cross country coaches who inspire their athletes every day, Brooks Sports, Inc. today announced this year's top 25 and will share each coach's unique, poignant story with the running community so they can help select the 2012 Inspiring Coach of the Year.
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BALTIMORE - 8,000 of America's next generation of track and field stars will take center stage at the 2012 USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships July 23-29 in Baltimore, Md., at W.A.C. Hughes Stadium on the campus of Morgan State University.
While the world is getting ready for the London Olympics the real "Super Stars" of today are packing up their gear for a trip to "Nationals" for the culmination of their season.
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INDIANAPOLIS - Gunnar Nixon has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning gold in the decathlon and achieving a new American Junior record of 8,018 points at the recent World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
by Larry Eder
On June 28th, 2012, Julie Culley qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics with a first place finish in the women's 5000 m at the 2012 United States Olympic Trials. We spoke to her about training, ASICS and the Olympic Trials.
LUZERN (SUI, Jul 17): It was an special evening in Luzern at Spitzenleichtathletik meet EA Classic) at Allmend Stadium. World champion Yohan Blake clocked in his last test before the Games fast 9.85 meet record (+1.6) in the 100 m ahead of Michael Frater 10.00 and same time for third Marc Burns of Trinidad, his best of the season.
BARCELONA, Spain – The 1992 U.S. Olympic Team was heralded as one of the best American squads of all-time with 32 medals in tow from a memorable time in Barcelona. The 2012 U.S. team that competed in Barcelona at the IAAF World Junior Championships will go into the history books as one of the best American squads under the age of 20.
By Larry Eder
Oh where do we begin? A great night of track & field that rain was playing a small part! An hour before the meet, the rain came down in torrents, adding to the most rain in a London July in two hundred years!
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BARCELONA, Spain – The morning session of day four at the IAAF World Junior Championships went well for Team USA at Olympic Stadium in Barcelona. Eight advanced on to a further round and Kendell Williams sits in fourth place after five events in the women’s heptathlon.
Monte-Carlo - The Headquarters of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is preparing for some very special birthday celebrations next week in Monaco, the Mediterranean Principality which has been the home of the sport’s world governing body since October 1993.
BARCELONA, Spain – Nine from the U.S. National Team at the IAAF World Junior Championships advanced from their rounds of competition to the next level on Thursday morning at Barcelona’s Olympic Stadium.
BARCELONA, Spain – It was another successful morning at Olympic Stadium for Team USA at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona. In three track event qualifying rounds, the U.S. advanced five of six to the next step while Team Co-Captain Gunnar Nixon continued his pursuit of the medal stand in the men’s decathlon.
BARCELONA, Spain – For Team USA, the evening session of the opening day at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona was highlighted by a solid finish by Aisling Cuffe in the finals of the women’s 3000, Gunnar Nixon’s taking of the lead in the men’s decathlon, and the American sprinting group cruising through the opening rounds of the women’s 100 and men’
BARCELONA, Spain – Nine in the morning is early for most, but, for Team USA’s Brianne Nerud (North Shore, N.Y.), it was the perfect time to demolish the national high school record in the women’s steeplechase. Nerud’s performance was part of a busy morning at the opening session of the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona.
BARCELONA, Spain – America’s stars of tomorrow will be on display at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships beginning on Tuesday in Barcelona. Montjuïc Olympic Stadium will be the venue of the six-day competition (July 10-15) that will feature 180 countries and the best athletes in the world under the age of 20.
Tyson Gay had taken nearly a year away from sprinting. Since July 2011, Tyson Gay had two surgeries, and just began running in April. He is coming around, now that he is healthy, in leaps and bounds.
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