Legendary University of Oregon track and field coach Bill Bowerman started a tradition 50 years ago by reaching out to the community and teaching classes to first-time joggers and walkers to introduce them to aerobic exercise. Vin Lanana is now continuing that tradition.
In the weeks leading up to the World Championships in Beijing, athletes will begin competing in meets throughout Europe to sharpen their racing chops.
The image of the grizzled coach who yells at his athletes is a commonly portrayed stereotype. However there are many coaches who go above and beyond and make a difference in lives beyond the track and field.
By far the most exciting race at the Paris Diamond League meet Sunday was the steeplechase, featuring some of the world's best, including former world leader Ezekiel Kemboi, Jairus Kipchoge Birech and Evan Jager. Jager gapped the field and was on track to win in around 7:56-57 when he fell on the last hurdle. He got up and ran 8:00.45 for 2nd place.
Runners give advice on addressing running pain during workouts, treating with ice, and preventative ways to stay healthy. Also tips on purposeful running and stroller workouts to do with your kids during the holiday weekend. Happy 4th!
Our day to day lives are usually a mixed bag of ups and downs. At a championship meet, those swings are even more more dramatic, and one of the reason it's worth watching.
For runners who have any kind of competitive spirit, it's very difficult to hold back and not run as hard as they can, even when they're not at 100%. Whether you skip the race or run it easy depends on your nature
The USATF Outdoor Championships commenced today at Hayward Field, and the results will determine who will wear the Team USA uniforms in Beijing this August.
This year's 2015 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Portland, OR will determine who will represent Team USA for this year's World Championships in Beijing.
When it comes to strenght training, the options can be overwhelming. The key thing to remember is that it's better to do something over nothing, and to keep progressing, you need variety.