Tagged: News

News of Note: 6:14.11

June 14th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

  The Texas A&M men’s and women’s track and field teams have done it again. The Aggies made history, on Saturday by becoming the first school to post dual three-peat champions, sweeping the 2011 NCAA Track and Field Championships at a rainy Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Here are the final results. Both team […]

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News of Note 6:07.11

June 7th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Eighteen-year-old phenom Lukas Verzbicas shattered the national high school 2-mile record (video narrated in soothing German) last Saturday, at the 37th running of the Prefontaine Classic. His time of 8:29.46 took down the three-year-old record of 8:34.40 held by German Fernandez. The Oregon-bound senior will take a shot at the elusive sub-4 mile, on Saturday, […]

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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 […]

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News of Note 5:24.11

May 25th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Running USA reports that the half-marathon is the most popular race distance in the country now – as evidenced by the fact that more than 13,000 people want to spend a July weekend in Utica… and for some of them, that may not even be enough! Popularity will either drastically increase or decrease depending on […]

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News of Note 5:16.11

May 16th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Tybee Island, Georgia (aka Savannah) is planning a 2-day running festival next February, featuring a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, a beach run and a street dash. When you add up the five races, the total distance is 26.2 miles. If that’s not clever enough for you, they’re also hosting a big post-race party with the […]

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News of Note 5:09.11

May 10th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

LSU and Texas A&M swap national rankings heading into the college championship season. The LSU ladies are ranked #1 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s power rankings, ahead of the Texas A&M squad. On the men’s side, the situation is reversed. Tickets for next year’s U.S. Olympic Trials at the […]

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News of Note 5:02.11

May 2nd, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Presenting a weekly roundup of news from around our sport, with editorial commentary when necessary… USA Today released its top-performers list for high school athletes on Thursday. The boys’ steeple field is exceptionally strong this year. (The leading high schoolers would make the editors of this site look silly on our best days.) Paula Radcliffe […]

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