(USATF)EUGENE, OREGON -- Over a decade has passed since a major international sporting event was held on U.S. soil. However, that will all change July 22-27 with the 177 member federations and the 1,758 junior athletes, ages 16-19, entered to compete in the 16th IAAF World Junior Championships at Historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.
Molly Huddle was here for one reason, setting the American record once again, and putting it out of reach for awhile. During most of the race, she had the company of Shannon Rowbury who followed her every move, as she had in Sacramento.
With 300 meters to go, Molly Huddle took off and put six seconds on Shannon Rowbury.
USA Today's 2014 All-USA Boys Track & Field team, teams coordinated by Fred Baer, TFWA, boys selections by Jack Shepard, HS editor of Track & Field News (the bible of the sport).
USA TODAY'S 2014 All-USA BOYS TRACK & FIELD TEAM
Teams coordinated by Fred Baer, founder, Track and Field Writers of America.
(USATF)INDIANAPOLIS -- Emma Coburn has been named USATF’s Athlete of the Week after setting the American record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Glasgow Diamond League meet on Saturday, July 12.
(IAAF) -The best young athletes from nearly 200 countries will soon be on their way to Eugene for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which begin in exactly one week’s time on 22 July.
GLASGOW -- Olympian Emma Coburn (Crested Butte, Colorado) etched her name in the record books Saturday, breaking the American record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Diamond League meeting in Glasgow. Coburn crossed in 9:11.42 to set a new personal best and take the AR.
Team USA will send 89 athletes to the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which will be held on home soil in Eugene between 22-27 July.
The US roster for Oregon 2014 includes eight individual medallists from the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, four NCAA (American collegiate) champions and seventeen athletes with previous World Junior Championships experience.
(USATF) INDIANAPOLIS -- Kaylin Whitney has been named USATF’s Athlete of the Week after a setting two high school bests, a world youth best and the fifth fastest American junior time at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships last weekend in Eugene, Oregon, July 5-6.
Greatest Ever Weekend Of High School Sprinting/Fastest USA Girls & Boys 100 & 200: Kaylin Whitney, 11.10 (100) and 22.49 (200) –
By Fred Baer - USATF Pacific Media Chair / Track and Field Writers of America - A pair of national record-breaking “amateur” 100-meter sprinters, Kaylin Whitney and Trentavis Friday, stole the show from “pro” Mary Cain amid a bit of qualifying drama on the first day of USA Track & Field’s Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore. (July 5).
(USATF}EUGENE - Redemption and records were the big stories on the final day of the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships on a warm and breezy day at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus.
National records set, Team USA takes shape on first day of USATF Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships
(USATF) EUGENE - The opening day of USATF Junior Outdoor Championships began with the men’s and women’s 10,000m race walk and continued with a pair of high school sprinters who set new national records at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus Saturday.
(USATF) -BLOOMINGTON, Indiana -- The USATF Youth Outdoor Championships saw the start of field events and the beginning of race prelims Thursday, June 26 on the campus of Indiana University.
(USATF) BLOOMINGTON, Indiana -- Gorgeous weather and spectacular events highlighted the second day of competition at USATF Youth Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Wednesday, June 25 at Indiana University.
Day Two saw the completion of the multi-events and the running of the 4x800 meter relays.
(USATF) SACRAMENTO -- Young stars made strong impressions in the junior multi-events during the opening day of USATF Outdoor Championships at Hornet Stadium on the campus of Sacramento State University Wednesday.
(USATF) Bloomington, IN -- The hot temperatures could only be overtaken by the heated competitions on day one of the USATF Youth Outdoor Championships on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, Tuesday, June 24, 2014.
Multi-events, steeplechase and race walking were all on tap for an eventful day both with the weather and on the track.
(USATF) INDIANAPOLIS -- Elite youth athletes will descend on Bloomington, Indiana this week for the USATF Youth Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Thousands of youngsters from all across the country will compete in the week-long event at the Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex at Billy Hayes Track on the campus of Indiana University from June 24-29.
Huddle, 29, became the first American champion of the Mini since the 2004 event was won by Deena Kastor, now 41, who won the Masters (40+) title - NEW YORK (June 14, 2014) - Blue skies, a star-studded field, and the empowering spirit of the world’s original all-women’s road race gave Molly Huddle all the motivation she needed to set a new American all-women’s 10K road record at the
NEW YORK, New York -- A little wind didn’t stop Saturday from being one of the greatest Diamond League meets in history, as the adidas Grand Prix saw multiple meet records and personal bests fall at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island.
(IAAF) - Over the last seven years, the adidas Grand Prix has consistently delivered thrills to the rabid Caribbean sprint fans calling the Five Boroughs home.
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