Thursday, December 15, 2016

Track and Field Stories

Odell Beckham wants to speed train with Usain Bolt

Sports Illustrated - ‎7 hours ago‎
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. wants to train and work on his speed with world record holder Usain Bolt in the off-season.
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The two-hour 'moonshot marathon' — a physical feat long thought impossible — could finally happen in 2017

Business Insider - ‎2 hours ago‎
There are a few times in history that humans have accomplished a physical feat that up until that point seemed impossible. The first sub-four-minute mile, the first summit of Everest, these are feats that are now replicated with some regularity but ...

Athlete of the Week

ksenam - ‎5 hours ago‎
KSEN/K96 Bozeman Trophy Athletes of the Week got off to big starts on the opening weekend of the season, or, in the case of our male athlete, the first two weeks of the season. Male athlete of the week honors go to Valier's Colton Curry, who, on the ...
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A sub-two-hour marathon, once seen as 'impossible,' could happen much sooner than experts thought

Washington Post - ‎Dec 13, 2016‎
Ed Caesar knows more about the two-hour marathon than most. The British author spent four years researching his 2015 book, “Two Hours: The Quest to Run the Impossible Marathon,” reaching a consensus with the experts he interviewed that the feat would ...

Marathon donates $60k to local nonprofits

Steuben Courier - ‎22 hours ago‎
The Wineglass Marathon has donated nearly $60,000 to more than 40 local nonprofits in 2016, the marathon announced Wednesday.
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IAAF to look into 2014 world indoors for Russian doping

Washington Post - ‎Dec 13, 2016‎
MOSCOW - The IAAF may reanalyze Russian samples from the 2014 world indoor track championships over suspicions that athletes who failed doping tests were allowed to compete.

This Is the Year I'm Actually Going to Run a Marathon

POPSUGAR - ‎15 hours ago‎
Now, before all you millions and billions of strangers (hey, guys!), I'm claiming it: I WILL run a marathon in 2017. And now that I've said it, I can admit that I'm completely terrified.

Great Mills, Leonardtown finish in top five in indoor track and field season opener

So Md News (subscription) - ‎9 hours ago‎
LANDOVER - For many of the runners competing in the indoor track and field season opener for the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex in Landover on Friday evening, the long term goals evolved ...

Morgan Uceny Announces Retirement From Professional Track And ...

FloTrack - ‎Dec 14, 2016‎
Morgan Uceny announced her retirement from professional track and field.

Conway to represent Missouri and Down Under Sports Track and Field Meet

The Rolla Daily News - ‎Dec 14, 2016‎
Other than track and field, the program will also include wrestling, football, cross country, golf, basketball and volleyball.

Boys Track and Field Preview: Cunha eyes big things this season

Riverhead News Review - ‎3 hours ago‎
It would be asking an awful lot for any athlete to match the kind of season Luke Coulter compiled last year for Riverhead. The large school county champion in the 600-meter and 3,200, Coulter displayed a rare versatility to compete at a high level in ...

Duke track and field sprinter Sydnei Murphy doubles as cheerleader in offseason

Duke Chronicle - ‎Dec 11, 2016‎
She is happy being a cheerleader, but it is not the primary reason she came to Duke. The Apex, N.C., native was recruited to run fast, jump far and win championships for the track and field team, arriving last year with lofty expectations for her ...

USA Track and Field championships coming to Bend

Bend Bulletin - ‎8 hours ago‎
The 2017 USA Track and Field national cross-country championships are scheduled for Feb. 4 at River's Edge Golf Course in Bend, according to a press release Wednesday.

Track and field: Girls to watch during the 2016-17 indoor season - ‎Dec 13, 2016‎
There are lots of big stars to keep on during the 2016-17 indoor track and field season, which will begin this Friday. NJ,com takes a look at 25 of the top girls in New Jersey in the slideshow below.

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