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Hartle Named USATF Athlete of the Week

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05/24/2012 - 11:49
Date: 
05/24/2012 - 11:49

nickhartle.pngINDIANAPOLIS - Nick Hartle has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the 400m, 800m, 1600m and 3200m Friday and Saturday at the 4A Nevada High School State Championships.

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Olympic Trials Q & A: Erik Kynard

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05/23/2012 - 10:01
Date: 
05/23/2012 - 10:01

erikkynard.pngCourtesy of USATF
As he continues to prepare for the Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field, 2011 NCAA Outdoor high jump champion Erik Kynard spoke with USA Track & Field for a short Q & A.

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Date: 
05/22/2012 - 11:08

Gebrhiwet_Hagos-Shanghai12.jpgShanghai, China - As the runners in the 5000m at the Shanghai Samsung Diamond League splashed their way around the track, Hagos Gebrhiwot looked increasingly at home.

Running his first senior 5000m on the track he may have been, running in illustrious company he certainly was, but Gebrhiwot looked like a man who belonged.

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Date: 
05/21/2012 - 12:10

shannon.pngShannon Rowbury clocked world leading 4:05.92 in the 1500 m and Don Cabral won the steeple in US college record 8:19.14. But possibly the most special is a unique one evening double of Mo Farah with 3:34.66 at the 1500 m and European leading of the year 13:12.87 in the 5000 m.

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Date: 
05/18/2012 - 11:50

kiranijames.png(Eugene, Oregon) Even the best in the world have competition, and the reigning World Champions in the men's and women's 400 meters at the 38th Prefontaine Classic are no exception. Each will feel pressure from previous Olympic or World gold medalists as the Pre Classic has assembled astonishing fields in both events.

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05/17/2012 - 10:46

teamusamn_logo.gifMinneapolis/St. Paul – May 16, 2012 – Team USA Minnesota’s Gabriele Anderson and Jamie Cheever will compete at the USA Track & Field Occidental High Performance Meet in Los Angeles on May 18, and Meghan Peyton will be at the New Balance Boston Twilight meet on May 19.

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Date: 
05/16/2012 - 11:08

wtccenter.pngDemonstrating it's continuing efforts to grow Throwing and Track & Field in America the World Throws Center is proud to announce the John Godina Summer Throws Camps at BOTH Sac State in Sacramento, CA and Tiffin University, in Tiffin, Ohio.
 
This year's camp at Sac State will be held July 2th to July 6th and the Tiffin, Ohio camp will be held July 9th to July 13th.  

Regional news
Date: 
05/15/2012 - 09:57

mikalpaveto.pngby Larry Eder
We asked Mikal Peveto, adidas director of running, North America, to fill us in on the new adidas ClimaCool Seduction, one of adidas' newest launches. Here is what he had to say about adidas newest launch.

Regional news
Date: 
05/14/2012 - 10:41

blocks.pngThe cream of the crop of American junior athletics is coming to Bloomington, Indiana from June 15th to the 17th for the 2012 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Fans will be treated to a glimpse of the future of USA Track & Field as the best high school standouts and the most promising college freshmen face off at one of America’s premier venues.

Regional news
Date: 
05/10/2012 - 11:26

trackrunners.pngby Roy Stevenson
Distance runners need a solid warm-up to prepare physically and psychologically for their races and training sessions.

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Brown-Trafton Sets Discus American Record

Date: 
05/09/2012 - 10:10
Date: 
05/09/2012 - 10:10

browntrafton.pngINDIANAPOLIS - Olympic gold medalist Stephanie Brown-Trafton set an American record of 67.74m/222-3 on Friday at the Altius TC Throwdown in Maui, Hawaii.

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Date: 
05/04/2012 - 14:08

boltpose.pngMonaco - The International Association of Athletics Federations in partnership with World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt are pleased to announce a brand new online contest open to all fans around the world with only one week to go to the Samsung Diamond League series.

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Date: 
05/03/2012 - 14:17

richardson.pngOrganizers announced Wednesday the additions of Jason Richardson, Jesse Williams, Aries Merritt and Sanya Richards-Ross as competitors in the adidas Grand Prix, slated for June 9 in New York City.

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Oliver Selected to USOC Team for Tomorrow

Date: 
05/02/2012 - 12:30
Date: 
05/02/2012 - 12:30

oliver2.pngINDIANAPOLIS, IND. – American 110-meter hurdles record holder David Oliver has been selected for the United States Olympic Committee’s Team for Tomorrow Athlete Ambassadors program, the organization announced Tuesday.

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Date: 
04/30/2012 - 11:40

neelyspence.pngBOTHELL, Wash. - With a storied college career that includes eight NCAA Division II national championships, Neely Spence is joining the professional running ranks.

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Date: 
04/25/2012 - 10:50

usatf_foundation.pngThe USA Track & Field Foundation has released $20,000 to support the Mark Springer Youth Travel Grant program, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today.

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Mt. SAC Brings the Stars Out

Date: 
04/25/2012 - 10:38
Date: 
04/25/2012 - 10:38

mtsacrelays2012.pngAlways a meet that floods stat lists with super early-season marks, the 2012 edition of the Mt. SAC Relays didn't disappoint. From a barely-windy 9.85 for Walter Dix to another 23-plus leap for Brittney Reese, many of the athletes who will likely populate Team USA in London made their mark.

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Date: 
04/24/2012 - 09:39

logo12.pngDENVER - (April 20, 2012) - The Colfax Marathon Partnership has announced the 2012 recipients of the High School Distance Runner Achievement Awards that took place Thursday, April 19 at the Colorado Running Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Denver Athletic Club.

Regional news
Date: 
04/06/2012 - 09:53

cayla.pngby Larry Eder
If you want an uplifting story about a young runner who perseveres over misdiagnosed injuries, regains her fitness and, in her debut, runs faster than all but one American women prepster, then, please, dear readers, you must read Doug Binder's blog on Cayla Hatton.

Regional news
Date: 
04/05/2012 - 10:36

GoStLouis_Students.jpgST. LOUIS - GO! St. Louis, a local non-profit organization that presents fitness events and programs in the St. Louis region announced that more than 125 high school students from eight local schools will be part of the innovative fitness and character-building Students on the GO! program.

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