Monthly Archives: March 2014
College Recap: Trayvon Bromell the new star?March 31, 2014 | Jesse Squire | 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 dysfunctionMarch 31, 2014 | Kevin Sully | 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 FourMarch 30, 2014 | Jesse Squire
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 DocumentaryMarch 28, 2014 | Jesse Squire
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 MatchupsMarch 28, 2014 | Jesse Squire
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 AdvisorsMarch 27, 2014 | Daily Relay
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 EightMarch 26, 2014 | Jesse Squire
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 | Jim McDannald
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 recordMarch 24, 2014 | Kevin Sully | 35 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 CompleteMarch 23, 2014 | Jesse Squire | 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