MIAMI - Frankie Ruiz, one of the founders of the ING Miami Marathon and current Chief Running Officer with US Road Sports & Entertainment Group, continues to make a major impact as one of the top cross country coaches in the state of Florida and in the U.S.
INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has agreed to a $500 million deal with ESPN to broadcast the championships in many of its sports through the 2023-24 school year, including outdoor track & field. ESPN has been the rights holder for DI indoor track & field for many years and that will continue with the new agreement.
The Minnesota State High School Coaches Association is hosting a track and field clinic on January 26-28, 2012.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - (December 15, 2011) - Running USA has announced that nine-time Olympic champion Carl Lewis will be part of the Running Rocks Youth Assembly featuring Kevin Carroll and sponsored by HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games on Monday, January 16th during Running USA 2012: The Industry Conference at the Hyatt Regency Houston.
Beverly ‘Bev’ Kearney, the head track & field coach of the University of Texas, has been named to the list of stars for BET Honors. The fifth annual show from the BET Networks rewards achievements in music, literature, entertainment, media, service and education.
by Larry Eder
When this book appeared in my post office box, I was transfixed. Total track geekdom from our friends at Athletics Weekly.
NEW ORLEANS - The upcoming week will be packed with big events at the 2011 USTFCCCA Convention.
SEATTLE – Defending individual champion Aaron Braun (Flagstaff, Ariz.) and the two-time men’s team titlists McMillan Elite (Flagstaff, Ariz.) will join more than 100 USATF club teams Saturday at the 2011 USATF National Club Cross Country Championships at Jefferson Park in Seattle, Wash.
INDIANAPOLIS - Ryan Bak (Bend, Ore.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after running his debut road marathon at the California International Marathon in 2:14:17 as the top American finisher.
The ASBA, founded in 1965, is a non-profit association focused on professionalizing the process of developing, designing and building sports facilities. Their Technical Meetings, which I have attended since 1991, are one of my favorite convention and trade shows each and every year. These folks build the sports sanctuaries across the country.