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

My Favorite All Time Female Sprinters

Oct 6th, 2012
8:50 am PST

I was going to continue in order and take a look at distance runners next, but decided to give the women their due and not wait until the end. So let's take a look at my all time favorite female sprinters. The tough part for me as I look back is that my favorites mostly come from the same time period - 70s through 90s Read More...

Super Saturday of Track

Jun 10th, 2012
10:24 am PST

If you love track and field, then you loved Saturday. The final day of the NCAA Championships, followed by the Adidas Classic in New York. TONS of tremendous competition - and that was really the key as the wind hampered the NCAA meet. Let's start there, since it was first on the schedule. After sizzling semifinal rounds, the wind turned on the athletes and seriously slowed down results Read More...

Pre–Outstanding Results, Lots of Questions

Jun 3rd, 2012
8:17 am PST

Trying to put something together on this meet has been giving me fits. Once again the Pre Classic was the best non championship meet on US soil. From the distance races Friday night (streamed live thank you) to the Bowerman Mile that closed out the NBC broadcast, the fields were top notch across the board Read More...

Interesting Results Out of Stanford

May 1st, 2012
6:17 am PST

On Saturday the speed burners did their thing at Penn and Drake. On Sunday it was the distance runners turn, as several took to the track Sunday evening in the cool weather in Palo Alto. The results produced several world leaders and some interesting stories. First the new world leaders: 4:07 Read More...

Can US Male Milers Make the London Podium?

Apr 18th, 2012
1:01 pm PST

I ask that question on the assumption that the women CAN medal. After all, we went to Daegu and won gold AFTER our favored athlete was tripped and failed to finish the race! US women milers have made huge strides in the last few years. Three have gone under 4:00, and two others are knocking hard at the door Read More...