U.S. Olympic Trials: Track & Field

U.S. Olympic Trials: Track & Field

July 7-10,

Eugene, OR

The qualifying event for the “world’s toughest team to make” is set to take place July 1-10 in Eugene, Oregon at storied Hayward Field. The 1500 meter metric Mile heats and finals will be contested July 7-10. BBTM Olympic Trials 1500m guide HERE.

Full-session tickets for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field are still available at TrackTown16.com.

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Exciting 1500 meter races close out U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials

July 11, 2016

Women's 1500m top 3 strongest in U.S. Olympic team history; Blankenship, Andrews and Martinez celebrate first Olympic berths; Centrowitz breaks Steve Scott's Olympic Trials meet record.

By Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated

Less than half a second separated the third and fourth place finishers...

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BBTM 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Guide to the Metric Mile

July 10, 2016
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U.S. Olympic Trials Blog Day 1: I’m in!

July 07, 2016

And now I'm here... with the chance to earn a spot representing the United States in the Olympic Games. And it almost didn't happen...

By Lex Williams for RRCA.org

RRCA Roads Scholar Lex Williams (2011) is competing in the 1500m at the U.S. Olympic Trials this week in Eugene, OR. Lex also...

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Martinez puts 800 crash behind her, turns focus to 1500 at U.S. Olympic Trials

July 06, 2016

“I’m not putting the blame on anyone. That’s how track is. We move on... I’m ready to bounce back.”

By Scott M. Reid, Orange County Register

EUGENE, Ore. – By the time Brenda Martinez sat down alone with a turkey sandwich and her four dogs Monday night in the house she and her husband/coach...

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Four months after giving birth, Sarah Brown lines up at Olympic Trials

July 06, 2016

Featured in a new ESPN film series, her first round heat of the women’s 1500 meters on Thursday, July 7 in TrackTown USA

By Alison Wade, Runner's World

If professional runner Sarah Brown, 29, and her husband and coach, Darren Brown, had written out a plan a year ago to maximize her chances of...

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Uceny aims for return to Olympics

July 02, 2016

“It’s the only thing I’m thinking about. Making the team is the only thing that matters.”

By Tim Creason, South Bend Tribune Correspondent

The last time the world got a good look at Morgan Uceny, she was lying flat on the ground.

The pride of Plymouth fell to the track just as she was...

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Pre-Olympic Trials 2016 Q&A with 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano

June 30, 2016

First of all, we have to count our blessings every day. Next, we always try and find creative solutions to our problems no matter what they may be. Always stay positive.

From HighFiveEvents.com

Staying Vertical’s William Dyson of High Five Events, sat down with Leo Manzano, 2012 Olympic 1500...

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Rock Hill’s Brandon Hudgins headed to U.S. Olympic Trials

June 29, 2016

“I’m definitely on the upswing headed into the Trials. I’m not worn out, my body feels good as it’s ever felt, I’m as fit as I’ve ever been, I’m as fast as I’ve ever been."

By Bret McCormick, The Herald

Rock Hill’s Brandon Hudgins was hooked up to a chemotherapy machine during the 2008 and...

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Lake Braddock’s Kate Murphy prepares for Olympic Trials

June 23, 2016

“I’m running as fast as I can, but I go faster with competition. I still don’t know what my limit is.”

By Charlie Ban, Run Washington

Kate Murphy knows she can run faster in the 1500 meters, she just needs competition.

She’ll finally get it July 7, when she races the first round of the U.S....

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Billings’ Christina Aragon punches ticket to Olympic Trials

June 14, 2016

“Honestly, I’m just really excited for that whole experience. If I could get out of the first heat that would be awesome.”

By Lindsay Ross Miller, The Gazette

Christina Aragon rewrote the middle distance records in Montana over her four years at Billings Senior, but after graduation she set...

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Queen of the Road Mile Chases Olympic 1500 Berth

May 28, 2016

“I dropped a lot of time last year in the 1500 and really put myself as a true contender on the track, and that’s my primary focus.”

By Abigail Lorge, Runner's World

For Heather Kampf, who two weeks ago won her fourth USA 1 Mile road title in dominant fashion, the appeal of the race derives...

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