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

Weekend Highlights 2/8 & 2/9

Feb 11th, 2013
12:21 pm PDT

Another weekend of indoor track is in the books, and I must say that without Mary Cain and Galen Rupp burning up the boards things were rather quiet. But that’s how the indoor season typically is as most of the big names are preparing for the more lucrative outdoor season. Things should be getting better in the next couple of weeks as the season begins to come to a close Read More...

Will These Athletes Find Success Outdoors?

Mar 15th, 2012
5:53 pm PDT

Finally, it’s time to head outdoors, where the Olympic season will begin to gear up in earnest. But before I say goodbye to the 200 meter ovals, I want to point out a Baker’s Half Dozen (7) athletes that showed serious growth this indoor season. Good enough that I want to keep an eye on them as the year moves forward Read More...

Hot Istanbul Match Ups

Mar 8th, 2012
5:07 pm PDT

The World Indoor Championships this weekend in Istanbul Turkey will close out the elite indoor season and provide a segue into the outdoor season proper. As such we should see the best performances yet on the 200 meter oval. Before I post my predictions tomorrow on who I think the winners will be (I’m still on the fence in a couple of events) here are a half dozen events that I’m really looking forward to based on the match ups that will be on the track Read More...

Claye, Isi, Lowe, & Kimmons Lead Busy Weekend

Feb 27th, 2012
5:09 pm PDT

There was a lot of activity in what was a long weekend of track and field as multiple day meets took center stage with athletes looking to qualify for the NCAA and World Championships. Clearly we are witnessing the first “peak” of the year, as many folk showed up ready to rock and roll! So many, that I’m going to tackle the highlights by areas of disciplines instead of individuals or individual events Read More...

Weekend Action, Jan 21/22

Jan 23rd, 2012
5:00 pm PDT

Now it feels like track season, as several performances that were turned in this weekend were truly up to par. As usual for this time of year the best of them were in the field – specifically the pole vault. In Reno, Nevada at the annual pole vault summit, Brad Walker (USA) cleared 5.80m (19’ 0 Read More...