Tianna Madison, the fastest women in world in 2012, and Duane Solomom, US champion at 800 meters, were congratulated by their sponsors, the Saucony company, on their performances last weekend.
by Larry Eder
The truth is, it all begins with running, jumping and throwing. Two weeks ago, one of the guys who got that the most, passed away. He knew that the battle for footwear supremacy, is a battle done best, talking about the sport, and selling one pair of footwear at a time. It is a seemingly simple fact, but only the successful brands really get it, really live it, really breathe it.
The Brooks Inspiring Coaches program is in it's second year. The idea is simple, the program is brilliant. Nominate your high school cross country or track coach (Brooks Inspiring Coaches), tell Brooks what the coach means to you, and why they deserve to be one of Brooks Top Ten finalists, and you are set.
The 10th annual Luke Sullivan All-American Throws Clinic will be held March 10, 2012 in Madison, WI. Since 2003, athletes from all over the Midwest have attended the clinic, with countless throwers receiving scholarships to Division 1 & 2 colleges.
2012 Brooks PR Invitational: One U.S. High School Record, 7 U.S. Leading Times, Plus 4 Dempsey Indoor Records!
The 2012 Brooks PR Invitational was the second edition of a unique event. What if a core running brand, in support of high school track & field, put on a celebration of track and invited the best runners at 60m, 60m hurdles, 400m, 800m, one mile and two mile in the country?
Mikal Peveto, Director of running, adidas North America: the RBR Interview, on adizero Rush, adidas focus on light/faster, by La
by Larry Eder
Mikal Peveto, aka Peev, is a lifer in this industry. In his second life at adidas, Peev gave us some time on the new adizero Rush. He also spoke about adidas heritage and where adidas is going. A good read....
CHAMPAIGN, IL--Matt Luck, head coach of Willoughby South (OH) High School, has been awarded a scholarship from Gill Athletics for the USATF Level I Coaches Education School to be held at Defiance College from February 24-26.
by Larry Eder
Geoff Hollister, one of the original Nike employees, and a University of Oregon track team member from the Golden age, has died, after a long and heroic fight against cancer. Geoff was sixty-six (he celebrated his birthday this past Friday).
INDIANAPOLIS - (February 2, 2012) - The USA Track & Field Foundation has announced the launching of "Run With US!" (RWUS!). A program to take place for kids during and after school, RWUS! combines fitness and goal setting to promote self-esteem and will be directed by Olympic athletes as teachers, mentors and role models.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - (February 1, 2012) - Great coaches make you want to be a better athlete and a better person and there is no better example of this than Coach Joe Vigil, who will be the featured speaker at the 2012 adidas-McMillanElite High School Running Camp in July.