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

Aries Merritt Back on Track in Birmingham

Aug 27th, 2012
1:08 pm PST

The double meet weekend that started Thursday in Lausanne, ended early today in Birmingham - and just as it was in Lausanne, speed was on display in Britain. In a meet with several Olympians in attendance the highlight of the day was turned in by Aries Merritt who is on an unbelievable streak of hurdling consistency Read More...

2012 Outdoor Preview – Middle Distances

Mar 24th, 2012
9:18 am PST

The middle distance events (800 / 1500) should be very interesting this year. There is the potential of a world record, some very competitive women’s events, and the potential for a sweep. Above all, however, I expect them to be very exciting, both during the season as well as in the Games themselves, as middle distance competitors tend to compete fairly often and we should see some solid matchups outside the Games, as opposed to the sprints where we may see only one loaded race all season Read More...

2011 in Review – Women’s 800 Meters

Nov 4th, 2011
5:22 am PST

At the end of the day this became a very difficult event to rank, as Daegu results would not mirror the season in total. The year would get off to an extremely slow start taking us up to June and the Prefontaine Classic before we would see someone go under two minutes, as Kenia Sinclair (JAM) went crashing through at 1:58 Read More...

Zurich – Speed Upstarts Rule

Sep 9th, 2011
4:58 am PST

One of the recurring themes of the recently completed World Championships was that of up and coming athletes breaking through to the big time. While it was clear in Zurich that it’s time for the season to end as many athletes are now weary, several of the upstarts in Daegu are clearly out to prove that their performances in Daegu were no flukes Read More...

Worlds Day 9 – Bolt & Taylor Close Out in Style…

Sep 4th, 2011
4:50 am PST

Following the semis for the men and women’s 4x1’s, the finals got underway with the men’s 5000 meters. It became yet another championship race – which means they spent some 4200 meters warming up for a showdown between kickers. What made the race exciting is that this time it was not a set up for a showdown between Kenya and Ethiopia, because the U Read More...