By Mark Winitz Occasional rain showers punctuated the eighth day of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials on Friday, July 8 at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field as Californians advanced to finals and semifinals. One notable exception to the advancers was Dawn Harper-Nelson (Marina Del Rey, CA/Nike), the…Read More
By Mark Winitz A number of Californians advanced in their rounds on the seventh day of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials amidst occasional showers at Eugene, Oregon's Hayward Field. 2012 5,000m Olympian Kim Conley (West Sacramento, Calif./New Balance) won heat #1 of the women's 5,000m prelim in…Read More
Conor McCullough, photo by PhotoRun.ne By Mark Winitz Conor McCullough (Canoga Park, CA/Unatt) had a productive day in the men's hammer throw competition on Day 6 of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, OR on July 6. The longtime Californian progressed through the qualifying round and…Read More
By Mark Winitz Both exultation and hard-luck disappointment were experienced by top California athletes on the fourth day of competition at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus. Two Golden State competitors earned gold and another earned silver in finals…Read More
By Mark Winitz Three Californians qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic team on the third day of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore. before 22,424 fans, the third largest attendance in Hayward Field history. Emotions ran high on a warm, sunny, but sometimes windy day…Read More
By Mark Winitz — In 2012, Whitney Ashley was ready to hang up her competition shoes in the sport of track and field and move on to pursue a Masters degree in Sports Administration. Now, four years later, aided by fortuitous events and hard work, Ashley is a U.S. national champion…Read More
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland -- A pair of gold-silver sweeps in the men’s 110m hurdles and women’s 800 and a dominant performance in the women’s 100 meters in three consecutive races to conclude the evening pushed Team USA to the top of the medal table Thursday at the end of day three of the IAAF World U20 Championships at Zawisza Stadium.
From the first step of the men’s 110m hurdles final, Marcus Krah(Durham, North Carolina) was in control, and he never relinquished his lead as he blasted to a 13.25 to lead a 1-2 U.S. finish. Amere Lattin(Missouri City, Texas) was out quickly,...
Rio-bound Team New Balance stars, including four-time 5th Avenue Mile champion Jenny Simpson and five-time 3000m steeplechase national champion Emma Coburn, to compete in race; World’s most iconic road mile race to be streamed live on USATF.tv and to include specialty heats for youth, seniors, and NYPD/FDNY - NEW YORK (July 21, 2016) —The most iconic road mile race in the world will return to New York City’s most prestigious thoroughfare for its 26th running on Saturday, September 3, with Team New Balance Olympians Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn set to lead the way at the New Balance 5th Avenue...
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland -- Noah Lylesclaimed the title of Fastest Current Teenager on Earth, winning the 100 meters at the 2016 IAAF World Under-20 Championships on Wednesday at Zawisza Stadium.
Lyles (Alexandria, Virginia), who set an American Junior record in the 200m at the Olympic Trials, got out of the blocks well and moved away from the field over the final 20 meters to run 10.17 in the final as he claimed the first gold for Team USA in Bydgoszcz.
Matching Bronson Osborn’s feat in the men’s shot put from day one, Alyssa Wilson(Toms River, New Jersey) claimed bronze in the women's shot...
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland -- Seven Americans, five men and two women, advanced during the opening session of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships on Tuesday morning at Zawisza Stadium.
Bronson Osborn(Anaheim, California) and Adrian Piperi III(The Woodlands, Texas) started the day strong for Team USA in men’s shot put (6 kilogram) qualification as they each surpassed the automatic qualifying mark (19.40 meters/63-7.75) with their second throws.
Osborn tossed the fifth best qualifying mark: 19.63m/64-5. Piperi -- the 2015 World U18 Champion in Cali, Columbia -- had the fifth best qualifier: 19.57m/64-2.5..