Monthly Archives: November 2014
College Cross Country: Issues and AnswersNovember 23, 2014 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
I went to the NCAA Cross Country Championships this weekend. Here are my random thoughts, news and views.
If it’s championships recaps you want, the Running Times has you covered.
If you’ve never had a chance … Read More
‘B’ Gone: Breaking down the new IAAF World Championship entry standardsNovember 19, 2014 | Jim McDannald | 6 Comments
The IAAF has released entry standards for the World Championships, Beijing 2015. I’ve taken the time to look at the changes, go into further detail about who’s already qualified and translate some of their document by committee into concepts and scenarios … Read More
Five Questions: Linh NguyenNovember 18, 2014 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
Welcome back to 5 Questions, where we pick the brains of people from all areas of the running scene. Today I’m talking to Linh Nguyen, who is in his second year as head coach at the University of Toledo. His … Read More
I went to a psychic to find out who’s going to win the NCAA Cross Country ChampionshipsNovember 18, 2014 | Mitch Kastoff
I went to a psychic to find out who is going to win the NCAA Cross Country Championships. I’m someone who is fairly pragmatic and even developed a projection algorithm for cross country, so this visit may come as a surprise. … Read More
College Cross Country: Issues and AnswersNovember 16, 2014 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
We are down to one big meet left in the college season. The NCAA Division I Championships will be held on Saturday in Terre Haute, Indiana, the self-pronounced “Cross Country Town USA”.
Nine regional meets were held on Friday in … Read More
Eastern Michigan On the BubbleNovember 12, 2014 | Jesse Squire | 10 Comments
Eastern Michigan coach John Goodridge talks to (left to right) “Ice” Andresson, Willy Fink, Nick Raymond, and Warren Witchell.
Ann Arbor is one of America’s great college towns. Home to the University of Michigan, a so-called “public Ivy”, the walkable … Read More
The Monday Morning Run: 2014 Marathon AwardsNovember 10, 2014 | Kevin Sully | 2 Comments
Photo via Chicago Marathon
Last year in November, I tried to select the men’s and women’s marathoners of the year. The World Marathon Majors does award an overall champion, but they base their standings on a two-year cycle. … Read More
Inaugural Deal Report (and 5 Questions): Manteo Mitchell signs with Under ArmourNovember 7, 2014 | Pat Price
Welcome to a new Friday feature here at the Daily Relay, the “Deal Report.” We hope to showcase new sponsorship deals landed in the track & field community and get a little insight from the agents, the brands they are representing … Read More
Sunday a reminder that, even for elites, marathoning hurtsNovember 4, 2014 | Daily Relay
Photo: New York City Marathon Facebook
The sheer number of people who complete marathons every year – 541,000 Americans in 2013, according to Running USA – can obscure how difficult the task is. All of the runners in … Read More
College Cross Country: Issues and AnswersNovember 4, 2014 | Jesse Squire
Photo: Dane Schubert for Daily Relay
This more or less weekly column has gone through a lot of changes over the years and will have another right here.
When I originated it at my old site, tracksuperfan.com, it was … Read More