COVID-19 From an Athlete and Physician

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So much has changed over the last few weeks, it is hard to know where to start.  For those following my race walking, I was selected in February to compete on the US National Team at the World Race Walking

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Strength and Faith: Meet Alex Young

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Alex Young

Name: Alex YoungEvent: Hammer and Weight ThrowHometown: La Vergne, TNHigh School: La Vergne High SchoolCollege/University: Southeastern Louisiana UniversityTraining City: Chapel Hill, NCAccolades: 2017 USA Indoor and Outdoor Champion How were you introduced to track and field, and what eventually led you to your event? I was introduced

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Solo No Mo’: Meet Lauren Paquette

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Name: Lauren PaquetteEvent: 3000 Meters, 5000 MetersHometown: Little Rock, ARHigh School: Little Rock Christian AcademyCollege/University: BaylorTraining Group: HOKA NAZ EliteAccolades: 2018 NACAC Silver Medalist, 7-time NCAA All-American How were you introduced to track, and what eventually led you to your event? I was introduced to cross-country first

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The Geese: Meet Chris Giesting

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Chris Giesting

Name: Chris GiestingEvent: 800 MetersHometown: Batesville, INHigh School: Batesville High School College/University: Notre DameTraining Group: HOKA New Jersey New York Track ClubAccolades: 2016 IAAF World Champion (4x400m), 4x800i World Record Holder How were you introduced to track, and what eventually led you to your event? My Dad

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A Race With My Girl

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Last month I had the opportunity to take my 8 year-old daughter, Annalie, to Santee, CA for the US 50 Kilometer Race Walk National Championships. In an ideal world I would love to have my whole family, especially my husband,

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Community Connected: Meet Danny Docherty

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Danny Docherty Mile 21 2019 Twin Cities Marathon

Name: Danny DochertyEvent: MarathonHometown: Saint Paul, MNHigh School: Cretin-Derham Hall High SchoolCollege/University: Loyola University ChicagoTraining City: Minneapolis, MNAccolades: Twin Cities Marathon 3rd Overall How were you introduced to track/distance running, and what eventually led you to your event? My first true track experience came as a sophomore

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The Achilles Tendon: What Goes Wrong for Runners

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Reposted with permission from Dr. Brian Fullem. Original article posted at Podium Runner Dr. Brian Fullem practices at Elite Sports Podiatry in Clearwater, FL. He ran 14:25 for 5K while at Bucknell University. This is the continuation in a series of articles

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The Storm in My Story

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by Hannah Fields from Hannah’s Instagram Welp, here goes nothin’! This photo reflects my mixed emotions for what I am about to unfold. So, I was a little delayed in starting my outdoor season. I’ve been using the past few

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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: USA Indoors Recap & World Indoors Preview

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Well that was some rough and tumble action at the USATF Indoor Championships.  Not sayin’ it was Olympic short track skating but there were several times when the 200-meter oval looked too tight and too crowded for comfort.  In the

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