The CHill Zone of T&F: Conway's View From the Finish Line

USATF’s Self Fulfilling Prophecy

Jun 28th, 2017
5:33 pm PST

Sacramento was just the host of the US Championships. One of the few times in the past decade that Eugene Oregon wasn't the host of US Nationals. Though it just finished being the host of the NCAA Championships. And frankly MOST Championships and meets of consequence (ie Prefontaine Classic) since the turn of the century have been run in Eugene Read More...

Team USA v.2017

Jun 26th, 2017
5:31 pm PST

Team USA, the athletes that will be attending the World Championships in London, was selected this past weekend. After nearly a week of some of the toughest competition on the planet, how does the squad that emerged from Sacramento look? Well, going in it looked like we were headed for a transition, with several old stars looking vulnerable Read More...

USATF Match Ups

Jun 21st, 2017
1:18 pm PST

The NCAA's are in the books, and it was exciting as usual. There's something about the combination of great head to head match ups; team scoring; and relays that makes track and field everything it's supposed to be. At its core; it's why the Olympics are so exciting and well watched. Pay attention USATF and IAAF - especially Sebastian Coe Read More...

NCAA Championships

Jun 13th, 2017
2:18 pm PST

Championship season is my favorite time of year. The relay circuit is fun. The Diamond League gives us a glimpse of the world's elite athletes. But in today's track and field it's Championships that gives us the head to head competition between the sports best athletes at every level! The NCAA's are always the first of the "elite" championships each year Read More...

Track at the Half

Jun 5th, 2017
3:38 pm PST

There has been SO much negative happening within the sport this winter and spring. It's been akin to the rain here in California. In track we typically wish for more to be written - just as we here in Cali have wanted more rain. Yet here in California we were deluged with rain this spring to the point of near floods in some areas Read More...