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  • The Allure of the 10,000m by Larry Eder

    The conditions were warm, and humid. Not the kind of weather one would order when one is racing 25 laps of a 400 meter Beynon track.    Yet, the fans stayed, and they cheered, and they screamed and they worshiped their heroes.    And for sixty minutes, the world was Read More
  • ASICS LA Marathon Earns Silver Level Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport

    LOS ANGELES (June 8, 2015) – The Council for Responsible Sport announced today that LA MARATHON LLC has been awarded Silver Level Certification for its work organizing the 2015 ASICS LA Marathon. The marathon earned credit on 36 of the best practice standards offered in the Council’s certification program for social Read More
  • Drama in Birmingham at 5th IAAF Diamond League

    Fifth IAAF Diamond League of the season ended with a drama in men javelin and accepted best throw in the World since 2006. In the race of the day Tarmoh won the 200 m. MR was registered in women discus and WL in men 300 m apart of javelin. Spectators Read More
  • Prefontaine Boasts Super Women's 100m Field

    The Prefontaine Classic will offer an outstanding women’s 100m field. Leading the entrants is triple world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, who won here in 2013, the last time the event was held here. On that occasion her nearest challenger was Blessing Okagbare, and the Nigerian will also return to Read More
  • Vessey Beats Simpson at Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic

    Hopes for world championships qualifying marks were washed away for many when Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic at Occidental College in Los Angeles had to be cut short due to heavy rains, dangerous lightning and chilly temperatures. The men's and women's 5000m had to be scrapped. On the men's Read More
  • Southern California’s Moreno Shatters Tinker Bell Half Marathon Record at Disneyland Resort

    Lenore Moreno wins her first half marathon ever running her first runDisney race; George Clooney and more than 32,000 runners create busy Mother’s Day Weekend at Disneyland Resort - ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 10, 2015) – Pixie power and persistence pushed Lenore Moreno to smash a race record by almost 9 minutes in Read More
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EUGENE, Oregon – The final day of action at the USATF Outdoor Championships was a showstopper, as two meet records, including a history-making 200 meters from Justin Gatlin, fell on Sunday in front of over 10,000 track & field faithful at Historic Hayward Field. Gatlin (Clermont, Florida) was the clear favorite Sunday, striding to victory with the top time of the semifinals in 19.90. In the final, he was on fire with his finish of 19.57. Gatlin’s time was not only a meet record, but also a Hayward Field record and the fifth-fastest 200m performer ever. Gatlin has not lost a...
EUGENE, Oregon -- The USATF Outdoor Championships delivered in terms of excitement on Saturday, as world leads and photo finishes highlighted day three action at Historic Hayward Field. Matt Centrowitz (Portland, Oregon) cruised in the men’s 1,500 meters, stamping his ticket to Beijing in 3:37.25. It was a photo finish for silver and bronze, as Robby Andrews (Manalapan, New York) and Leo Manzano (Austin, Texas) emerged as the second and third finishers in 3:38.75 and 3:38.76, with Ben Blankenship (Eugene, Oregon) finishing just outside medal contention in 3:38.78. Tianna Bartoletta (Tampa, Florida) was in fantastic form Saturday, winning the women’s long jump...
EUGENE, Oregon -- The temperature wasn’t the only hot thing about Friday at Historic Hayward Field, as Tori Bowie and Tyson Gaytorched the track to win the 100 meter titles at the USATF Outdoor Championships. Bowie (Clermont, Florida) turned in top times in both the semifinals and the final, storming to a windy victory in the second semifinal in 10.72, good for the top spot overall. English Gardner (Los Angeles) won the first semifinal with a wind legal 10.79, a new personal best. In the final, Bowie overcame a slower start to edge out Gardner (10.86) and Oregon redshirt sophomore Jasmine...
EUGENE, Oregon -- Three multi-time USATF champions returned to the top of the podium Thursday and one collegian continued his runway reign, as competition at the 2015 USATF Outdoor Championships kicked off from Historic Hayward Field. The men’s long jump was one for the record books, as seven-time NCAA Champion Marquis Dendy captured his first USATF Outdoor title. Dendy bookended his series Thursday with personal bests, leaping an all-conditions best 8.68m/28-5.75 (+3.7) to start the competition. On his final jump of the afternoon, Dendy turned in a new wind-legal personal best of 8.39m/27-6.50. Dendy battled with Jeff Henderson (Chula Vista,...