Tagged: Pics

Race Recap: Notre Dame X-C Invitational

October 5th, 2011 in Articles by 2 Comments

The 2011 Notre Dame Invitational cross country meet – where a number of national powerhouses clashed under inclement weather and over a slow, sloppy course – helped set the stage for what should be an exciting cross country season and raised some questions about expectations at the national level when the NCAAs hit Terre Haute […]

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2011 X-C Preview: The ACC Men

August 31st, 2011 in Articles by 4 Comments

It’s that time of year: Cross Country is upon us. Nowhere is this competitive atmosphere more poignant than the Atlantic Coast Conference, one of the premier cross country conferences in the country. Last year, four men’s teams – Florida State, Virginia, NC State and Duke – qualified for the NCAA Cross Country Championships, with FSU […]

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Coach @ Runs London

August 5th, 2011 in Articles by 3 Comments

Mike Atwood, Faster Than Forty’s Editor at Large, spent time in London this summer — running races and tracking down bits and pieces of running-geek lore. Here is his first dispatch… The Quest For The Purple Runner I’m standing outside the St. John’s Wood tube station trying to figure out which red double-decker will get […]

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Eugene in Pictures

July 2nd, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

The attached gallery contains some photos we took to capture the 2011 USATF Outdoor Track Championships at Hayward Field. The slide show will start automatically, but you can click ‘stop’ in the nav bar to halt the show and view pictures individually. Slower | Start | FasterTo see the full size images, you need to […]

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Weekly Retro 6:24.11

June 24th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Each week, “The Weekly Retro” presents a slice of old-timey track & field goodness via pics, playlists, and more… This week: the mystery of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials 1,500-meter heats. In honor of our fearless leader Mark Gomes making his way to the National Championships in Eugene this weekend, we pulled a photo from Nationals […]

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A Very Retro Update

May 20th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

A couple of weeks ago we published a photo of the 2005 Big Ten Cross-Country Championships — a brilliant photo in its own right and (as we unabashedly gushed) because it depicted one of the greatest team collegiate cross-country efforts ever recorded. For those of you too lazy to click here to see the original […]

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The Weekly Retro 5:08.11

May 8th, 2011 in Articles by 2 Comments

  We’ll get back to the old-skewl play lists next week. This week’s entry is a fantastic photo taken at the 2005 Big Ten Cross Country Championships. Yes, 2005 isn’t really far enough back to be “retro,” but as soon as we received this shot we felt compelled to post it. Here’s why: Wisconsin’s eighth […]

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The Weekly Retro

March 11th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Set the flux capacitor anywhere from 1987 to 1997 as Gomes and Miller pull out hidden gems from the old-school runners’ archives. Jam your iPods with the indie rock and hip-hop playlists that birthed the genres and kept the legs moving when the miles got long. Gawk at awkward pics from a bygone era, when […]

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