Friday, December 16, 2016

Track & Field Stories

Odell Beckham Jr. wanting to train with Usain Bolt isn't as strange as you'd think

Washington Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
It appears that Odell Beckham Jr. isn't satisfied with simply being the fastest man on an NFL field: He may also want to be the fastest man alive.
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Several Honolulu Marathon runners accused of cheating

Hawaii News Now - ‎12 hours ago‎
About 22,000 runners crossed the starting line at this year's Honolulu Marathon, and nearly 21,000 of them finished. But a website is raising serious allegations of course cutting for at least eight racers.
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Adidas, Like Nike, Is Working on Sub-2 Hour Marathon Project

Wall Street Journal - ‎16 hours ago‎
For sportswear makers, producing the world's first sub-2-hour marathon is becoming the ultimate arms race. Nike Inc. this week said it would stage an attempt to break the 2-hour barrier in the spring.

Marathon Classic donates $543000 to charities

Toledo Blade - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Marathon Classic donated $543,000 to 19 northwest Ohio children's charities today, a result of the 2016 tournament.

New medals, race calendar shift may boost Ameris Bank ...

Florida Times-Union - ‎9 hours ago‎
The last Ameris Bank Jacksonville Marathon belonged to the elite athletes.
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“Patriots Day” Hopes to Show Strength That Followed the Boston Marathon Bombings

Runner's World - ‎11 hours ago‎
With hands in his pockets on a chilly December night, the longtime race director of the Boston Marathon positioned himself outside of the fray and watched as others joined the red carpet festivities for the premiere of Patriots Day, the new major ...

Sky's the limit for Millersville track and field athlete Sunflower Greene

LancasterOnline - ‎8 hours ago‎
Millersville University sophomore Sunflower Greene made her 2016-17 indoor track and field debut one to remember by smashing a 24-year-old school record in the shot put.

Friday's P.M. Hot Clicks: Sofia Resing photos: Athlete ties to Rogue ...

Sports Illustrated - ‎7 hours ago‎
Friday's P.M. Hot Clicks feature the lovely Sofia Resing and athlete ties to Rogue One.

Distinguished track and field coach Bob LeSueur dies

Knoxville News Sentinel - ‎9 hours ago‎
Bob LeSueur, the last track and field coach to lead Bearden High School's boys to an outdoor state championship, died on Wednesday after battling cancer.
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Men's track and field: Arkansas Razorbacks' Jarrion Lawson wins Bowerman Award - ‎1 hour ago‎
The former Arkansas standout won four NCAA titles in 2016, including a historic three at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships. He is the first Razorback to win collegiate track & field's highest individual honor, which was handed out ...

CARVER TRACK AND FIELD: Crusaders off and running

Wicked Local Carver - ‎16 hours ago‎
CARVER - Young in age as well as in tenure, the Carver High winter track and field program continues to make quick progress under head coaches Sean Carey and Mike Fraccalossi.

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.

Hampden track and field standouts commit to Division I programs

Bangor Daily News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Hampden Academy senior Daija Misler, the reigning Eastern Maine Indoor Track League-PVC champion in the shot put who also was the Class A state runner-up as a junior, has committed to join the Bison.

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

Riverhead News Review - ‎Dec 15, 2016‎
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 ...

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

So Md News (subscription) - ‎Dec 15, 2016‎
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 ...

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