Maddie Meyers ran pretty much solo to an impressive USR time of 6:32.02 in the 2K steeple. Wilson, Williams, Baisden and Weissenbach make it through their respective event rounds unscathed. (Photo by John Olson)
“Leads by example,” “totally dedicated” and “the glue that bonds her team like no other.” This is how Coach Amy Pitzel’s community in Katy, Texas describes her. As of today, they can add “2011 Brooks Inspiring Coach of the Year” to the list.
Action in the men’s 5k for Juniors provided a three way battle between Ammar Moussa, Parker Stinson, and Jacob Hurysz early in the race but Moussa, a prep from California pushed the pace late in the contest and led the way at 3600 M with a time of 10:21.8. His move dropped North Carolina’s Hurysz, and it became a two man duel.
Allgood USR 176-8 Javelin, Ashe, Hutchinson win Junior titles. McLean, Ndipagbor qualify for 200 finals. (Photo by Don Rich)
Morgan LeLeux (photo above left) went 13-7.25 in the pole vault. Kayla Beattie (photo above right) ran an impressive time of 16:29.92 to win the women’s 5K on Friday by almost half a minute.
Photos by Susan Goldman. EUGENE, Ore. (June 23,2011) – In its 26th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Amy Weissenbach of Harvard-Westlake School (Studio City, Calif.) and Gunnar Nixon of Santa Fe High School (Edmond, Okla.) as its 2010-11 Gatorade National Track & Field Athletes of the Year. Weissenbach and Nixon were surprised with the news at the 2010-11 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, where they are both competing.
2011 USA Outdoor Track & field Championships UniversalSports.com will have in-depth coverage of the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships from Eugene, Oregon, including recaps, blogs, analysis, results, slideshows, and select race highlights. Check here to find out who will represent Team USA at the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.
Billy Orman writes about his trip to New York and the Adidas Dream Mile. Photo by Don Rich/PennTrackXC
Harvard-Westlake (CA) ran an earth-shattering 11:22.23 for the DMR National Record! (Photo by Pat Montferrat)
Long Beach Poly (CA) just destroyed the 4x800 National Record with a clocking of 7:28.75 powered by Myles Andrews' sick 1:47.71 leg!
Four years ago, ArmoryTrack.com (a division of the Armory Foundation) joined MileSplit as the network’s New York affiliate site. That chapter in the site’s history will come to a close in August when ArmoryTrack will once again operate as an independent publication. Dr. Norbert Sander, president of the Armory Foundation, says the affiliation has been a positive one for their organization and the decision to leave was not an easy one. “The Armory Foundation has been proud to partner with and (has greatly benefited) from our four year collaboration with MileSplit. The addition of invaluable technology by MileSplit has created a wonderful service to our thousands of young runners and field athletes from throughout New York State,” said Sander.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – They took two different routes but two records fell on the first day of the national championships.
Photo by Timothy O'Dowd
INDIANAPOLIS — Lukas Verzbicas has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after becoming the fifth U.S. high school athlete ever to run under four minutes in the mile with his victory in the adidas Grand Prix High School Dream Mile. Cover photos by Don Rich/PennTrackXC
Over 100 athletes nationwide entered the Nike/MileSplit Destroy Yesterday contest. Their mission was to design a t-shirt using the "Nike Track & Field" and "Destroy Yesterday" logos to express their passion and interest in the sport.
Girls Dream Mile, Story and Video!
Jantzen Oshier led most of the race until Lukas Verzbicas (IL) took over the lead in the final lap.
Another weekend of exciting track and field.........The adidas grand prix dream mile and dream 100 dash.....The Golden West Invite.......The New England Championships............NY Federation.........NJ Meet of Champions!
In the third and final part of the interview, Manzano gives advice to the younger generation. (Cover photo courtesy of PhotoRun.net and leomanzano.com)
Deep fields feature 27 athletes ranked top 3 in nation, including 11 at #1
Lukas Verzbicas gets coveted 2 mile record. Amy Weissenbach US#3 A-T 2:03.04 800! Oshier 4:00.83 1600 at CA states. (Photos by Victah Sailer, PhotoRun.net)
The 94 year-old is subject of the bestselling book, ‘Unbroken,’ and was a World War II prisoner of war after his plane was shot down. His running career highlights include 1934 High School Mile World Record which stood for 20 years, 1936 Berlin Olympic 5,000 meters 8th place; 1938, and 1939 NCAA Mile Champ in NCAA Meet Record 4:08.3 on a dirt track which held for 15 years.
The Fast Times Relays is known as a meet geared for relays to come in with fresh legs and produce, well, fast times. But Middletown senior Mel Mosley turned in an iron horse performance that made it no wonder why he’ll be the cornerstone of the freshman recruiting class of Southern University in Louisiana.