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Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Monday Morning Run

March 10, 2014 | | 2 Comments

Typically, we begin the Monday Morning Run by awarding gold, silver and bronze to three best performances of the week. In a weekend where they handed out actual medals, that exercise didn’t seem as useful. Instead, we recap the World Indoor … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups

March 6, 2014 | | 2 Comments

This weekend is the IAAF World Indoor Championships, to be held in the Ergo Arena in Sopot, Poland. Of course all the weekend’s best matchups come from this meet.

The IAAF’s meet website has schedules, start lists, live results, and … Read More

Athletech: Jon Mulkeen, Web Editor for IAAF

March 6, 2014 |

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

World Indoor Championships Over/Unders

March 6, 2014 | | One Comment

The year’s first, and only, comprehensive world championship is upon us.  Sure, the World Indoor Championships aren’t nearly as prestigious as the outdoor version or the Olympics, but if the competition is anything like the season thus far it will … Read More

Daily News Roundup: Some Oversight?

March 5, 2014 |

The 2014 USATF Indoor Championships might be a turning point in the organization’s history.

If you’ve been paying any attention at all to professional track and field in the last two weeks, you know that two high-profile disqualifications happened at … Read More

Kara Goucher Sponsorship Decision Flowchart

March 4, 2014 | | 4 Comments

Kara Goucher recently left Portland and moved back to Boulder to join up with Coach Wentmore, Jenny Simpson & Emma Coburn. Her contract with Nike has ended and she’s “becoming less and less concerned with dollar figure and more and more … Read More

Daily News Roundup: Pancake Races

March 4, 2014 |

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Today goes by many names: Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Pancake Day. In the southeastern English town of Olney, it’s race day too. From Wikipedia:

Tradition records that back in 1445, on Shrove Tuesday the “Shriving … Read More

5 Questions with Erik Kynard

March 4, 2014 | | One Comment

Photo: Dane Schubert

Welcome back to 5 Questions, where we pick the brains of people from all areas of the track & field scene. Today we caught up with high jumper Erik Kynard, who recently won his first USATF indoor … Read More

Daily News Roundup: Cain Out

March 3, 2014 |

Photo: Dane Schubert

Earlier today it was announced that superstar high school miler Mary Cain will miss the World Indoor Championships due to a small injury. Heather Kampf will take her spot.

I felt some disappointment hearing this. Cain is … Read More

College Recap: Conference Championships

March 3, 2014 | | 2 Comments

The most honored seat on the bus this weekend doesn’t go to a person. (Photo: @RazorbackTF twitter)

A lot went on this weekend in conference championships. These are the meets when there is no “next time”, no “we’re peaking later … Read More