Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
Scroll to top

Top

Features Archives -

Our Picks for the Best of 2016

December 31, 2016 |

The men’s 5000 at the Olympic Trials was madness. (Photo by Dane Schubert for Daily Relay)

Three members of our relay pool have shared their picks for the best moments of the year.

Jesse Squire

My five favorite things of … Read More

Putting Oregon’s Upset NCAA Win in Historical Perspective

November 22, 2016 | | One Comment

(Photo credit: Tyler Wooten, Indiana State)

Oregon’s victory in the women’s race at Saturday’s NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships was an upset and a big one. The Ducks came into the meet ranked just #12 in the coaches’ poll … Read More

From LA to NYC, Pennel shows he might be next

November 6, 2016 | | 2 Comments

(Image courtesy USATF)

NEW YORK — In a year of unprecedented American success in elite-level distance running, Tyler Pennel’s name will be little more than a footnote.

In the marathon alone, Galen Rupp debuted and won the Olympic Trials and … Read More

Kipyego’s second-place finish rooted in disappointing 2015 experience

November 6, 2016 |

(Photo courtesy New York Road Runners)

NEW YORK — “At the finish line after I dropped out, I saw my coach and the first thing I told Coach Rowland is, ‘Sign me up for the next one.’”

That was what … Read More

The Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the Olympics: Women’s running events

August 10, 2016 | | One Comment

Photo: TrackTownPhoto

Part one of the Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the 2016 Olympics, featuring the men’s events, can be found here. Today, I’m focusing on the women’s events. I included the date of the final, the key names … Read More

The Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the Olympics: Men’s running events

August 8, 2016 | | 10 Comments

If you haven’t paid attention to track the last four years, then this post is for you. If you do pay attention to track, but are interested in the education of your friends, relatives and acquaintances who will dabble in … Read More

AJ Digby Prepares for the Paralympics

July 28, 2016 |

This kid could be the next two-sport Olympic star.

While announcing a high school indoor meet three years ago, a local high school kid grabbed my attention as he got into the blocks for the 400 meters. He was a … Read More

Looming questions before Rio: Bolt’s health, who gets the most NBC airtime and will Dibaba run?

July 20, 2016 | | 2 Comments

From a competition perspective, the U.S. Olympic Trials answered most of the biggest questions entering Rio. We learned which American high hurdler would be left off the team. Strangely, it was the one with the American record. We also found out that … Read More

Steepler Carl Stones knows his spartan lifestyle is nothing special

July 19, 2016 | | 2 Comments

By Paul Snyder / Special to DailyRelay.com

“Sardines are less than a dollar a can and super nutritional; plus you can eat them every day, since they have less mercury than other fish.”

I’m sitting at a … Read More

The end of the Felix double, Conley/Martinez rebound, McLaughlin makes history

July 11, 2016 |

The final day of the Olympic Trials might have been the most eventful. Allyson Felix didn’t qualify, an Oregon sophomore made the 200m team and there were three races where the team was decided by less than a tenth of … Read More