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Rivalry Trophies in College Track

April 20, 2017 | | 2 Comments

The winner of the Bowling Green versus Toledo dual meet will now have a stone to take home.

About two weeks ago I had the honor of acting as announcer for the annual Bowling Green – Toledo dual meet. Now … Read More

Saturday Viewer’s Guide to the NCAA Indoor Championships

March 11, 2017 | | 3 Comments

Yesterday I said that the NCAA Indoor Championships–a tight, two-day, action-packed adventure with an overnight cliffhanger–is a meet with resemblances to the classic 1960s Batman TV series.

When we last left our heroes, we had dynamic duos (and trios and … Read More

Friday Viewer’s Guide to the NCAA Indoor Championships

March 10, 2017 | | One Comment

The NCAA Indoor Championships start today and finish tomorrow. They’re one of the best meets to watch because so much happens in such a short period of time, and nearly everything that happens is important in one way or another. … Read More

The Greatest Collegiate Single-Day Doubles of All Time

March 8, 2017 | | 7 Comments

If “Ches” can win multiple events this weekend, how will he stack up against the all-time greats?

Oregon’s Edward Cheserek is entered in four events at this weekend’s NCAA Indoor Championships. It’s not clear if he will run all four–he … Read More

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