By Larry Eder on September 18, 2013 6:46 AM
By Larry Eder on September 17, 2013 8:58 AM
The Tempo runs prepare you for racing. By giving you the time to run over a time period that is not racing, but is uncomfortable, the callousing gives you the ability to endure the challenging parts of a cross country race.
By Larry Eder on September 16, 2013 6:15 AM
(RunBlogRun)This is the first piece by Caitlin Chock, former American high school record holder at 5,000 meters. Caitlin is developing her journalistic skills and concentrating on health, sports and fitness pieces. Well-written, thoughtful and full of good information for parents, coaches and athletes, this piece addresses the phenomenon of young elite athletes.
EATON AND MELNYCHENKO LEAD TALENCE FIELDS, LAVILLENIE TO MAKE DECATHLON DEBUT – IAAF COMBINED EVENTS CHALLENGE
(IAAF) World champions Ashton Eaton and Hanna Melnychenko will start as the favourites in Talence this weekend (14-15) at Decastar, the final meeting of the 2013 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.
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(Runners Space) “Nutrition is the most crucial element for training hard because if it’s done right, the recovery from workout to workout is more complete, allowing us to get the most out of our bodies.”
(IAAF) The 2013 IAAF Diamond League reached its conclusion last week in Brussels with the crowning of 16 Diamond Race winners, following the first 16 athletes who received their Diamond Trophies in Zurich one week prior.
Honoring US Service Men and Women, Third Annual National Running Event Expands, Showcasing Community Support for Military - Sept. 11, 2013 - LAS VEGAS - The National Veterans Day Run, (www.veteransdayrun.org) is an annual running event that will be hosted in 40 cities nationwide on November 10 and 11, 2013.
(IAAF) The Rieti Meeting 2013, the last IAAF World Challenge meeting of the year, will be a gathering of World and Olympic medallists who will honour the memory of late Italian sprint legend Pietro Mennea.
Much of the attention will fall on the Hammer competitions as they are the final events in both the men’s and women’s IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge.
(IAAF) Less than four months after the opening meeting of the series, the 2013 IAAF Diamond League will reach a climax on Friday (6) in Brussels at the Belgacom Van Damme Memorial.
Fourteen meetings in 12 cities across three continents all boils down to this – the second of two finals in the IAAF Diamond League.
(IAAF) Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge and Geoffrey Kipsang will be among the elite runners on the start line of the 40th BMW Berlin Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 29 September, organisers announced on Wednesday (4).
The pair join their two compatriots: Marathon World record holder Patrick Makau and Wilson Kipsang, the second fastest man ever over the distance, who were announced in July.
(IAAF) Despite a plethora of recently crowned World champions taking part in the first of this year’s IAAF Diamond League finals in Zurich on Thursday (29), if there is one person who has the potential to usurp the modern phenomenon that is Usain Bolt then that man may be Bohdan Bonderenko.
Heather Kampf to Run Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh Aug. 9, Falmouth Mile in Massachusetts Aug. 10; Gabriele Anderson to Return to E
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Aug. 7, 2013 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf returns to the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Aug. 9 to defend her title, and then will travel to Massachusetts to compete at the Falmouth Mile on Aug. 10.
FALMOUTH, Mass. - This year’s elite Falmouth Mile promises to be an exciting event on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 7:00pm at the Falmouth High School track. There will be three races starting with the Tommy Cochary High School Mile that is stacked with stellar high school athletes, followed by the wheelchair and elite races.
USA Track & Field on Tuesday launched a first-of-its kind program that recognizes and promotes high school and cross country state champion teams, and their coaches, throughout the country.
After setting American records in their respective events at the USA Outdoor Championships in June in Des Moines, Iowa, Amanda Bingson (San Marcos, Texas, hammer throw) and Michelle Carter (Dallas, Texas, shot put) will look to carry that momentum and lead a strong group of Team USA athletes in the field events into the IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which begin Saturday
Top amateur triathletes from all 50 states and Washington, D.C. to race for titles - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Highlighted by 35 defending national champions and five reigning world champions, a record field of more than 4,300 competitors will compete in this weekend's 2013 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships on the shores of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wis.
(USATF)GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tia Jones (Marietta, Ga.) and Sydney Harris (Dacula, Ga.) each won multiple Junior Olympic national titles, while breaking records in their respective age groups to conclude the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University Sunday.