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

NCAA Regionals and Pre

May 29th, 2022
7:28 pm PDT

Well that was one Hell of a weekend. Basically three high level meets, since the NCAA treats the first two rounds of its National Championships as two separate meets. Thoughts on that in another post. Either way, this past weekend was hot hot hot. In spite of two of the competitions having inclement weather! That's how good the sport is right now - sizzling hot Read More...

My Prefontaine Preview

May 24th, 2022
1:02 pm PDT

As I mentioned in my previous post, things are about to really heat up., with  the colleges heading towards their annual championship run! This week's regional meets being held to select the top 24 Division I athletes that will go head to head in Eugene. If that's not exciting enough for you however Read More...

Regional Forecast – HOT

May 22nd, 2022
8:12 pm PDT

This has been a very interesting weekend of track and field. Here in the State of California, the various high school "sectional" Championships were held. The qualifiers for next week's State Championship meet. So there was excitement up and down the state, as those cut throat meets whittled the playing field down to about 27 competitors per event Read More...

The Chill List

May 14th, 2022
3:29 pm PDT

It seems that everyone has a "list" these days. There's the Bowerman for collegiate athletes. And I've noticed several podcasts attempting to put together lists. The problem that I have with these lists however. It's that it's basically impossible to separate say 10 athletes from the pack in this sport Read More...

Pre Championships Update

May 10th, 2022
11:04 am PDT

After watching several early season meets including Texas, Tom Jones, and MtSAC among others. As we approach the qualifying events that lead to the NCAA Championships what has become evident, is that the collegiate champs are going to be HOT! As in extremely exciting and blazing fast. Faster than last year as a matter of fact Read More...

Time to Break the Men’s 4×1 World Record…

May 7th, 2022
1:07 pm PDT

Yes, you read that right. I, a citizen of the United States, am talking about breaking the 4x1 record. Of course, given our men's international record in the event since the mid 90's. I'm sure many of you are either chuckling, or laughing out loud. I mean, just last year, we failed to make the Olympic final Read More...

Pre Championships Update

May 3rd, 2022
1:50 pm PDT

This has been one of the hardest seasons to keep up with that I can remember. And that is actually a good thing. Literally every time I've tried to sit down and write about my thoughts on the season, news of something faster, further, or higher goes across my screen. Making me feel like I'm always behind Read More...