Category Archives: Track on TV

>Superfan Daily: Women’s Dual-Meet Rankings

>Following up on Tuesday’s rankings of men’s teams, these are the dual-meet rankings for college women’s teams. Remember, these are a ranking of teams based on how they would currently fare in dual meets; teams which have not yet run … Continue reading

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>Superfan Daily: What’s On The Weekend

>Cross CountryThe Cross Internacional de Itálica, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meet, will be held in Seville on Sunday. It is so named because it takes place in the former Roman city of Itálica, looping through ancient streets and ruins.The … Continue reading

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>Superfan Daily: Your Track Vault Pick of the Week

>Today we have a Sports Illustrated article from 1965 profiling the start of the track season. Two months ago the prospects for a successful indoor track season seemed about as rosy as winter slush. The combination of post-Olympic ennui and … Continue reading

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>Superfan Daily: Weekend Roundup

>Results from the weekend… Cross CountryBupa Great Edinburgh International Cross Country (IAAF Permit)Saturday, Edinburgh SCOWinners: Eliud Kipchoge (4.2k), Linet Masai (5.7k), Mo Farah (8k individual), European all-stars (8k team)Let’s Run coverage and results: Men’s Int’l 4.2k / Women’s 5.7k / … Continue reading

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>Superfan Daily: What’s On the Weekend

>Highlight meet of the weekendThe Bupa Great Edinburgh International Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meet, will be held in the Scottish capital’s Holyrood Park on Saturday.  The course, a version of the 2008 World Championships course, uses the … Continue reading

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>Superfan Daily: Exhibit on ’36 Olympics and Jesse Owens

>It recently came to my attention that the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage now has a special program titled “The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936”, a traveling exhibit of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. It seeks to explain how the … Continue reading

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>What’s On: The Weekend

>While Thanksgiving Day races are the thing in the USA, New Year’s Eve races are traditional in much of the rest of the world. Most are named after St. Sylvester, whose feast day is December 31. The top domestic race … Continue reading

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>What’s On: This Week

>The Zatopek:10 sees its 50th annual running on Thursday at Melbourne’s Olympic Park.  It’s actually an entire track meet, but the highlight is a track 10k, set for 9:30 PM local time (5:30 AM EST).  The big name signed up is the year’s … Continue reading

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>What’s On: The Weekend

>Road RacingThe 64th Fukuoka International Open Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, will be run in the Japanese city on Sunday (Saturday night in the USA). Once the unofficial World Championships, this men-only race is still one of the … Continue reading

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>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn this week? Joseph Ebuya is back. Last year’s World Cross Country champion had a disappointing summer, running only 13:11 and well beaten in big races. In his first race of the new cross country season he … Continue reading

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