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Monthly Archives: March 2014

College Recap: Trayvon Bromell the new star?

March 31, 2014 | | One Comment

The Longhorns may have won the Outstanding College Team award at the Texas Relays, but the Baylor freshman got the lion’s share of attention.

The biggest meet of the weekend was the Texas Relays, and the biggest story out of … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Lagat’s American record, Zharnel Hughes shines, USATF dysfunction

March 31, 2014 | | One Comment

Photo via TrackTownPhoto

Now that the professional outdoor season has begun in earnest, the next few months are starting to look pretty interesting for American track fans. The following events take place in the United States before the … Read More

College Track Bracketology: The Final Four

March 30, 2014 |

Over the last two weeks I’ve been running a virtual college track tournament of sorts.

I started with the bracket for this year’s basketball tournament. Each “game” matches up great track and field athletes in each university’s history, with … Read More

New Bannister Documentary

March 28, 2014 |

In advance of this May’s 60th anniversary of the first sub-4:00 mile, a new documentary about the race is in the works. Tentatively titled Bannister: Everest on the Track, the KIMbia Athletics creative team of Tom Ratcliffe and Jeremy Mosher … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups

March 28, 2014 |

Mike A. Myers Stadium will be full to the top for the Texas Relays.

Relay season has begun with the massively popular Texas Relays, but that’s far from the only top action on tap this weekend. Here are your top … Read More

Jacko Gill’s New Training Advisors

March 27, 2014 |

If you haven’t had the chance to watch Jacko Gill’s latest training video “The Chilliman”, I highly recommend it. Not only are the feats of strength & athleticism impressive but it appears that he has employed the services of two … Read More

Bracketology: Cutting Down to the Elite Eight

March 26, 2014 |

Beginning during last week’s NCAA basketball tournament, I came up with a simple idea: what if this matched up great track athletes from each university? I’ve now gone through two rounds and have a sweet sixteen.

This is how it … Read More

Athletech: Nick Zaccardi, Editor of OlympicTalk (NBCSports.com)

March 25, 2014 |

Welcome to Athletech, where we discover the gear and technology the running and track & field community uses to get stuff done. If there is someone who you’d like us to feature, tweet their name to us @DailyRelay with the tag #Athletech.

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The Wind Read Zero: An oral history of Florence Griffith-Joyner’s 100-meter world record

March 24, 2014 | | 29 Comments

Photo Courtesy of The Indianapolis Star

A track and field record book is supposed to simple–a straightforward metric of greatness. Time and distance neatly sorted and printed on meet programs and affixed to the bottom corner of television … Read More

Bracketology: Sweet 16 Now Complete

March 23, 2014 | | One Comment

Today the second round of the NCAA Tournament finishes up and the Sweet Sixteen are finalized. The same is happening here with our college track bracket.

A quick reminder of how this works:

We start with the bracket for this … Read More