Grateful to the Bone

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from Joseph Gray on Instagram Team USA #28 I leave Andorra with many mixed emotions. On one hand, like every athlete that toed the line, I wanted to accomplish personal goals and for the most part I did. On the

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What a Year

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from Sandi Morris on Instagram TWO THUMBS UP for my 2018 season! ✨ Fans see the performances, but rarely get to see the behind-the-scenes struggles we go through as pro athletes. This season I dealt with a bulging disk in

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Track Shorts: Diamond League Final and Continental Cup

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From the parochial perspective of a US fan, the summer track and field scene has been pretty quiet. At least across the pond, they had the European Championships. But, we do have a few events to brighten up the late

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Sir Walter Miler: Five Years Running

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The Sir Walter Miler celebrated its fifth year bringing elite miling to fans in Raleigh, North Carolina. On a night that saw five women go sub-4:30 and the full men’s field of 13 go sub-4, it is hard to argue

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Track Shorts: Athletics World Cup

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UK Athletics, the governing body of British track and field, is sponsoring a new event this weekend to attract some attention to the sport.  Called the Athletics World Cup, the format is elegantly simple.  Eight countries will have one male

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Track Shorts: 2018 USA Outdoor Championships Preview

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You Really Ought to Give Iowa a Try musical accompaniment from The Music Man Okay, we will. This year’s USTAF Outdoor Nationals are going to be in Des Moines from June 21 to June 24. Thank goodness we won’t have

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Track Shorts: Two Days at Pre and the Best of May

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Just returning from a week in Oregon, which included taking in both days of the Pre Classic.  I am left with several conclusions.  Even the best TV producer in the world has no hope of capturing the atmosphere of a

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Smith Rock Ascent 50k

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by Maria Dalzot from The Journey of a Thousand Miles The last 6 miles of the Chuckanut 50k I told myself I never had to run again if I didn’t want to. My left leg was so tight I had to stop

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Track Shorts: Des Moines to Doha and Everything In Between

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As I review the pile of results from the relay carnivals, open meets, international meets and USATF road championships, I am reminded of the dilemma faced by the mosquito at the nudist colony – I know what I’m supposed to

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The 2020 Olympic Team Trials Marathon: Q&A with Atlanta Track Club’s Rich Kenah

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On April 23, Atlanta was selected to host the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Marathon. The race, which will determine the six athletes who will represent the United States in the marathon at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, is scheduled

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