News of Note 5:31.11

May 31st, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Drake University will host the NCAA’s 90th running of the championship starting June 8, and Texas A&M will look to accomplish an unprecedented three-peat with both their men’s and women’s programs. Here are the complete results from the East and West regional preliminaries (from Indiana University and University of Oregon, respectively). The Ducks will send 24 individuals and two relay teams.

Sometimes, it’s more than just workouts and mileage. Check out this high school track and field team from Flemington, NJ, who has taken on the job of training Special Olympic athletes in time for their state Summer Games, held from June 10 to 12.

The late nine-time NYC Marathon champion Grete Waitz is set to be honored at next month’s Mini 10K race, held inside Central Park.

The hotbed of Master’s distance running is… Buffalo, NY? Who knew?

Wanna run a really fast mile? Head to Wheeling, WV…

Liam Nee is a first-year journalism major at the University of Maine. He writes regularly for the student newspaper, The Maine Campus, as a sports columnist and is a staff member at 91.9FM WMEB. Nee runs middle distance for the Black Bears and is pursuing a career in broadcast journalism. His goal is to cover the Olympic Games. Contact him here.

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