November 15, 2020
UC Riverside star was the first American woman to win 800 meter medal at the outdoor World Championships
By Kevin Contreras, The Highlander
Brenda Martinez was one of UC Riverside’s most prominent and outstanding athletes in its track & field history. Martinez graduated from UCR with a...
October 29, 2020
Landing on her chest and knees [Zaytseva] and sliding across the finish with her knees over the rail, as Decker (4:00.90) had captured her second gold in dramatic fashion.
From Track & Field News
HELSINKI, Finland—Mary Decker surprised the experts at the IAAF’s first-ever World Championships....
September 19, 2017
"When you get to that level, equipment and a salary is always nice, to free up money for things like massage. (But) the upside of not having a shoe contract is that it gives her the freedom to do things the way she sees fit."
By Mike Sandrock, Daily Camera
Darkness is descending and a chill...
August 07, 2017
Simpson secures silver medal, her third World metric Mile medal (also 2011 gold and 2013 silver)
Emily Moss for the IAAF
With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the women's 1500 meters at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 had been billed as one of the events of the...
July 21, 2017
Breaking 4 minutes, as well as lowering my PR to become the fastest duo along with my father, was a great feeling.
By Stephen Mazzone, MileSplit MA
For 10 days beginning on Aug. 4, some of the best athletes in the world will be competing in London at the IAAF World Track & Field Championships....
July 19, 2017
“When it comes to London I’m just going to run as hard and as fast as I can and hopefully that will bring me a world medal.”
By Duncan Smith, The Scotsman
In an event which will see the last track appearances of megastars Usain Bolt and Sir Mo Farah, Scotland’s Laura Muir is understandably...
July 08, 2017
"I heard everyone screaming in my face and I just gunned it."
By Jeff Benjamin / Special to The Advance
Former Staten Islander Robby Andrews is going to London thanks to a little help from his friends!
At Thursday night's Tracktown USA Championship meet held in Icahn Stadium, Andrews, who...
May 08, 2017
"The Mile is such an iconic event and to become the British record holder would be massive for me."
The Scot has already got the 1500m and 3000m national records and will be out to take the Mile mark on July 9 at the London Stadium.
Laura Muir admits she is fine form after...
February 03, 2017
I think when it comes down to it, I just love to compete. And there’s something about championship-style races. There’s also something to be said about when it’s time to line up... I think that that’s what takes me to the next level.
By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com
2016 was a rough year for ...
September 07, 2016
“If I had one opportunity to go back, I would have run with Hicham El Guerrouj in the Mile when he was breaking the world record [3:43.13] or when he was running 3:45, 3:44s. I would have loved to have been there."
Running legend Bernard Lagat wrapped up his track career in style...
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