July 29, 2016
I hope that people can see me as an example of success and that it can resonate throughout their lives so that they, too, can chase their American Dream.
By Leo Manzano, 2012 Olympic 1500 silver medalist, for RunBlogRun.com
Growing up I've always felt that I didn't fit in, from the cultural...
July 28, 2016
More than 30 years after their heyday on the track, Decker and Budd still hold national records for the Mile.
By Jason Henderson, The Guardian
For an arena that bills itself as “the greatest stadium in the world”, the Los Angeles Coliseum is badly in need of a facelift. Large cracks caused by...
July 27, 2016
But 0.03 seconds doesn’t have to define me. The joy I receive through running and the people involved far outweighs that fraction of a second.
By Amanda Eccleston
0.03 seconds is about the amount of time it takes to blink your eyes. It’s also the amount of time that separated me from becoming...
July 27, 2016
Broadneck graduate: “It's a better feel than back in 2012... (I’m) just a more mature runner, more seasoned, more of a veteran than in 2012. So (I’m) just using all those things to my advantage.”
By Kai Reed, WBALtv.com
ARNOLD, Md. — Matthew Centrowitz just missed out on winning an Olympic...
July 26, 2016
"Ever since then we reached out to Dr. Vigil, and him just giving us a hand, we didn't take it for granted, and it just changed everything in how we view things."
By Jonathan Crowl, ThePostGame.com
You call Carlos Handler in the middle of the afternoon. He's happy to talk -- but he and his...
July 25, 2016
"Along the way there are different benchmarks that you dream of and hope for and work for, and the gold medal at the Olympic Games is the superlative."
by Neill Woelk, CU Buffs News
If there's one thing to be learned from an athlete's first Olympic experience, it is how to deal with the...
July 22, 2016
He was born here… as a pre-teen Andrews also spent plenty of summer hours literally running around Susan Wagner and New Dorp High Schools while his dad was one of the directors of the Big Apple Games.
By Cormac Gordon, SIlive.com
Robby Andrews is going to the Rio Olympics.
July 19, 2016
“Kind of a cool stat was that his first team he made, he finished second, and his second team he won as well. Just another reason for me to follow in his footsteps. Like father like son.”
By Jarrid Denney, Daily Emerald
Coming into the U.S. Olympic Trials 1500 meter final, each of the men in...
July 13, 2016
The challenge of Munich forced us to grow up very fast. We developed a whole new understanding of forgiveness.
By Jim Ryun for Vox.com
The first time I ran in the Olympics, I was a junior in high school. While my classmates were in school in Wichita, Kansas, I was competing in Tokyo.
July 12, 2016
Jenny Simpson (1500 meters), Emma Coburn (3000m steeplechase) best hopes for Olympic podium
By Daniel Petty, Denver Post
EUGENE, Ore. — Nine athletes with Colorado connections will represent the United States on the Olympic track & field team in Rio next month, with serious contenders to...
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