Monthly Archives: March 2016
America’s Track & Field Stadiums: TexasMarch 31, 2016 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
In celebration of the Texas Relays, the Lone Star state is the next in our tour of American’s track and field stadiums and facilities. Texas is almost like five different states but for this series we’ll treat it as one.
America’s Track & Field Stadiums: WashingtonMarch 30, 2016 | Jesse Squire
The University of Washington’s Husky Track is the only purple track in NCAA’s Division I.
We continue our 50-part series on America’s track and field stadiums and facilities in the Evergreen State.
Largest: Fran Rish Stadium, Lincoln Bowl
Two different … Read More
America’s Track & Field Stadiums: Southern CaliforniaMarch 29, 2016 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
California was the epicenter of track and field back when it was popular, and in the 70s its capital was Westwood and Drake Stadium.
Largest: Weingart Stadium
On the campus of East LA College, Weingart Stadium’s capacity of 22,355 makes … Read More
Geoffrey Kamworor broke the only rule of falling down in a race–and it was awesome: Monday Morning RunMarch 28, 2016 | Kevin Sully | One Comment
Photo via TrackTownPhoto
This week the parade of March World Championships continued. The time between indoor track and outdoor track was occupied by the World Half Marathon Championships, which took place on Saturday in the United Kingdom.
Back-to-back, … Read More
America’s Track & Field Stadiums: OregonMarch 27, 2016 | Jesse Squire
If track and field is a religion, this is your cathedral.
We go up the coast to Oregon to continue our 50-part series on America’s track and field stadiums and facilities.
Largest: Hayward Field
Hayward Field’s current seating capacity is … Read More
America’s Track & Field Stadiums: Northern CaliforniaMarch 26, 2016 | Jesse Squire | 3 Comments
Edwards Stadium is the best facility in northern California, according to TFN editor Garry Hill.
Our fifty-part series now goes to the west coast. California is so big that it really should be two states, and that’s how I’m … Read More
America’s Track & Field Stadiums: North CarolinaMarch 25, 2016 | Jesse Squire | 3 Comments
Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone is near sites used for filming The Last of the Mohicans and The Hunger Games series.
Since the Raleigh Relays kick off today, our 50-part series on America’s track and field stadiums and facilities moves … Read More
America’s Track & Field Stadiums: IndianaMarch 24, 2016 | Jesse Squire | 3 Comments
The legend of FloJo was created in Indianapolis’s Michael Carroll Stadium.
The next state in our tour of America’s track stadiums is Indiana.
Largest: Michael A. Carroll Track & Soccer Stadium
The biggest track stadium in Indiana is this classic … Read More
Five Questions with Penn’s Sam MattisMarch 23, 2016 | Jesse Squire | 4 Comments
Last weekend the track world’s attention was focused on Portland and the IAAF World Indoor Championships. Over on the other coast, the Penn Quakers opened their home season with the Philadelphia College Classic.
Senior Sam Mattis, the defending NCAA discus … Read More
America’s Track & Field Stadiums: MichiganMarch 23, 2016 | Jesse Squire | 2 Comments
The best track facility in Michigan is still being built.
Today our fifty-part series goes north to the Great Lakes state.
Largest: Rynearson Stadium
Eastern Michigan’s Rynearson Stadium holds 30,200, making it easily the largest track stadium in the state, … Read More