Monthly Archives: November 2011

Your Morning Headlines

This is the time of year that athletes are doing some competitions, but often less than completely serious ones. The Winthrop Eagles of the Big South Conference have come up with an interesting one. Over the weekend they held their … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap

Lots of competition over the weekend… Road Racing The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, was held on Sunday in the Indian city. The results were close, competitive and fast; eleven men broke 1:02:00 and six … Continue reading

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Your Morning Headlines

Results, the weekend’s event schedule and previews, and all the news headlines… Thanksgiving has turned into a traditional road race day. It appears both the masses and the pros (and semi-pros) use it the same way: as a fun day … Continue reading

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A Remarkable Story

ESPN just published a remarkable story about a humble man who loves his school, his community and track& field. No clip from the story here; one or two paragraphs can’t do it justice. It’s long, but stay with it. Read … Continue reading

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Women’s College XC Season in Review

Over at Flotrack.org, I just posted a review of the men’s college cross country season. I thought I’d keep some for my own website, and posted the women’s season in review here. Upset. Out in the post-race mosh pit trying … Continue reading

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NCAA Championships Trip

Over the weekend I took my traditional trip out to the NCAA Cross Country Championships. This is the ninth time it’s been at Indiana State’s Laverne Gibson Championship Cross Country Course, and I’ve been to every one of them. I’m … Continue reading

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Could Toledo Host an NCAA XC Championships?

The NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships this year were hosted by the University of Toledo, at the city-owned Ottawa Park Golf Course. Despite its location just across the street from campus, the park wasn’t the home of UT’s cross country … Continue reading

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NCAA Championships odds and ends

First off, a reminder of the weekend’s schedule of events (all times Eastern). Sunday at noon: Flotrack live “blue carpet” show Monday at 11 AM: Flotrack live race day show (like ESPN’s GameDay, but better because it’s cross country) Monday … Continue reading

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NCAA Championships previews

All the college cross country Championships are this weekend. NAIA is on Saturday in Vancouver WA at 1:30 PM ET; NCAA Division III is on Saturday in Oshkosh WI, with a live webcast at noon ET; NCAA Division II is … Continue reading

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They give, and they take away…

The indoor version of USATF’s VISA Championship Series was unveiled today. The plus side: there’s a new meet at Madison Square Garden, called the U.S. Open, held on January 29. That’s the same weekend that Millrose had been held over … Continue reading

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