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

Doha DL, Let’s Get Ready to Rumble

May 8th, 2013
11:04 pm PDT

OK, now that we've had our first sub10 of the year, it finally feels like track season. And right on time we get the first of the Diamond League meets in Doha on Friday, which means a lot more elite athletes should be competing. While I have many issues with the way the DL has been set up - chief among them the lack of promised head to heads with the upper tier elite sprinters - this series of meets does run through some of the sport’s best venues Read More...

Big Weekend – Birmingham & Millrose

Feb 18th, 2013
9:42 am PDT

The indoor season is just about ready to come to an end. It's short and sweet and usually ends with a bang as the athletes that are competing indoors like to really test their fitness before hitting the track outside. These “season ending” meets usually a test of early fitness and sharpness. The best of this weekend were the meetings in Birmingham England and New York (Millrose) Read More...

Trials Day 1 – Rupp Rules

Jun 22nd, 2012
11:05 pm PDT

Day one of the Trials is in the book, and if today's results are any indication this is gonna be a humdinger! Because in spite of the rain that came down during most of the competition, the athletes were nothing short of competitive! After all, THIS is the Olympic Trials - go big or go home! Let's start with the days' two finals, the men & women's 10,000 meters - which did and didn't run to form Read More...

Flanagan & Kefelzighi Lead Way to London

Jan 14th, 2012
4:10 pm PDT

The U.S. began the first stages of putting together the Olympic squad for London today with the running of the Marathon Trials. If the results in Houston are any indication of the overall team we’ll be sending to London, then we’re going to be loaded by the end of June, because the marathoner’s came through in awesome fashion! The goal at the Trials is to make the team, but the men and women in the lead packs in both races were clearly out to win and run fast – and that bodes well for their ability to compete in London Read More...

Olympic Marathon Trials are in Three Days

Jan 11th, 2012
4:43 pm PDT

It’s time to start the selection process for the U.S. Olympic Team. First stop, Houston and the Marathon Trials, which astonishingly will be the first time that the men and women’s teams will be selected at the same time! The storyline that everyone was looking forward to with this race was the anticipated first ever marathon of Galen Rupp – American Record Holder in the 10,000 meters Read More...