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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Daily News Roundup: USTFCCCA Excellence in Communication Award

January 23, 2014 | | One Comment

The USTFCCCA, the national coaches’ association, announced this new award yesterday.

The efforts of athletics communications representatives at schools and conferences around the nation are crucial in generating interest and exposure for the sports of collegiate track & field … Read More

Daily News Roundup: Live Television!

January 22, 2014 |

The TV schedule for USATF’s indoor track series was announced yesterday. It’s just three meets, the same as last year, but all three will be covered live on NBC Sports Network.

Live coverage is important–and rare for track and field … Read More

The 4 x 1: Rupp goes for two, full Boston field, sprinters running indoors and Sochi

January 22, 2014 | | One Comment

Photo via TrackTownPhoto

Jason and Kevin take four minutes to discuss:

-Will Galen Rupp set the American indoor record in the 2-mile this weekend?

-Now that the entire elite field has been released, what are the Americans’ chances … Read More

Daily News Roundup: Simpson running cross country

January 21, 2014 |

Today saw a lot of entrant announcements by races and meets, and many of them look like they’ll be great fun to watch. One of them struck me as highly unusual. And in a good way.

Jenny Simpson, the USA’s … Read More

Athletech: Phil Johnson, Photographer (TracktownPhoto)

January 21, 2014 | | One Comment

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 … Read More

Daily News Roundup: Missed Opportunity

January 20, 2014 |

I’m working on a story for Track and Field News about the resurgence of dual meets in college track and field. Or, more accurately, a resurgence over the last few years followed by a step backwards in 2014.

There are … Read More

College Weekend Recap

January 20, 2014 | | 3 Comments

Purdue’s Chuk Enekwechi is suddenly a national star. (Photo by PurdueTrack&Field twitter)

This was the first full weekend of college track, one where basically every team was in action. There were big meets across the country, in Washington and Texas … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

January 20, 2014 | | 2 Comments

Photo via TrackTownPhoto

Greetings Indoors. Just when we started to mock you for your odd features and strange distances you start the season off with an American record. And not just any record, but a record in an … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups

January 17, 2014 |

Sunday’s Cross Internacional de Itálica runs through ancient Roman ruins near Seville.

The track and road racing seasons are both beginning to gear up. Here are my top ten matchups to watch over the next three days.

1. Texas vs … Read More

Daily News Roundup: Records tonight?

January 16, 2014 |

Tonight, several members of the Nike Oregon Project will be racing at Boston University. They will run in special sections during the BU Multi-Team Meet, a women’s 1,000 meters at 7:30pm and a men’s 5,000 meters at 7:40pm. You can … Read More