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.
INDIANAPOLIS - Shalane Flanagan has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the women’s U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon Saturday, Jan. 14 in a new Olympic Trials record time in Houston.
by Larry Eder
The New Balance Indoor Grand Prix has announced two more athletes: Galen Rupp & David Oliver.
HOUSTON - Two of the fastest races in Olympic Marathon Trials history took place on the same day Saturday in Houston as the six men and women who will represent Team USA in London earned their way on the squad.
It is USA Track & Field’s great pleasure to welcome you to the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon, hosted by the Houston Marathon Committee. For the first time ever, this country’s finest men and women marathoners will run in the same city, on the same day, to compete for a total of six Olympic Team spots on Team USA.With this historic gathering of our nation’s most talented runners, Saturday’s race is sure to be one of the best ever run on U.S. soil.
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Caroline White will be competing in the Marathon Olympic Trials this Saturday, vying for one of the three spots on the Olympic team. She will be racing amongst the nation’s fastest runners, although her journey to becoming a nationally competitive athlete is unprecedented. White’s experiences as a jumpmaster, triathlete, and pilot allowed her to develop into the runner she is today.
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A total of 12 relay teams from the Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) punched their ticket Thursday for the U.S. Open Track & Field after advancing through the association qualifier held at Manhattan College in Riverdale, N.Y.
by Larry Eder
So, for the first time, Fifteen Key Sports Marketing Moments in 2011, as Runblogrun sees them, in sports marketing. In our mind, here are the fifteen moments (actually started with ten, but too many to miss, so, went to fifteen), that have contributed or taken away from the sport, so lets get ready for the discussions!
BOTHELL, Wash. - The fastest runners in the country will compete against one another on the fastest track in the nation on the fastest day of the year. Leading running company Brooks Sports has announced that it will bring the speediest high school runners to Seattle for the second Brooks PR Invitational.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - (December 15, 2011) - Running USA has announced that nine-time Olympic champion Carl Lewis will be part of the Running Rocks Youth Assembly featuring Kevin Carroll and sponsored by HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games on Monday, January 16th during Running USA 2012: The Industry Conference at the Hyatt Regency Houston.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Twelve young athletes were crowned as Junior Olympic Champions after advancing through the association and regional levels to compete at the 2011 USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships at Whispering Pines Golf Course in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Saturday, December 10.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - More than 2,400 young athletes who have advanced through association and regional championships will meet this Saturday, December 10, at the 2011 USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships at Whispering Pines Golf Course in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Luck won't save you. Neither will pasta dinners, war paint, triple-knotted laces or pre-race huddles. The only thing that will save you in cross country is the unbreakable determination to run harder, for longer, than everyone else.
The ASBA, founded in 1965, is a non-profit association focused on professionalizing the process of developing, designing and building sports facilities. Their Technical Meetings, which I have attended since 1991, are one of my favorite convention and trade shows each and every year. These folks build the sports sanctuaries across the country.
North Central senior Futsum Zeinasellassie won the Nike Cross Nationals on Saturday in Portland, Ore., running a time of 15 minutes, 3 seconds to break the 5,000-meter course record by seven seconds.
The Nike Cross Nationals is comprised of 8 Regional Qualifying meets and the National Finals in Portland. Following in the tradition of European cross country meets, the Nationals event will again feature a multiple loop race course with man-made obstacles built on the inside of the horse race track at Portland Meadows in Oregon.
New York, USA - Former World 100m record holder Asafa Powell will make his New York indoor track debut at the 2012 U.S. Open Track & Field on 28 January at Madison Square Garden, the first of the six-meeting 2012 IAAF Indoor Permit Meeting series.
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