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The Best 2015 Recruiting Classes for Girls Track and Field

USC adds to Jasmyne Graham to their hurdle squad that features the top hurdler from a year ago in Dior Hall. By Trevor Heinz, @XcHeinz Which college nabbed the top recruiting class this year? Taking their season-best times and marks, we scored out the Class of 2015 as you would any other track meet with one small caveat - instead of representing their high schools, they represent their future homes. USC came in at the top spot with their well-rounded team. Two of the top hurdlers in the nation in Jasmyne Graham and Funlayo Oluwole scored 30 po...

RESULTS: Portland Summer Twilight

RESULTS: Portland Summer Twilight 2015 Portland, OR July 2nd, 2015 #1 Women 100 Meter Hurdles High Performance #6 Men 800 Meter Run High Performance #5 Women 800 Meter Run High Performance #8 Men 1500 Meter Run High Performance #7 Women 1500 Meter Run High Performance

Patriotic Flanagan Eyeing Peachtree Cup Title

Flanagan leading the way in the 5K at the USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships, photo by Chris Lotsbom By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, used with permission (02-Jul) -- The Fourth of July is a day celebrated in America from sea to shining sea, with fireworks and hot dogs, baseball and apple pie. For 46 years in Atlanta, America's Independence Day holiday has been honored by one of the largest road races in the world, the AJC Peachtree Road Race. Making her debut at the nation's largest 10-K is three-time Oly...

The Best 2015 Recruiting Classes for Boys Track and Field

With the fastest 1600m and 3200m times in the Class of 2015, Grant Fisher led Stanford to win in a virtual track meet of the nation's top recruits. By Trevor Heinz, @XcHeinz Which college nabbed the top recruiting class this year? Taking their season-best times and marks, we scored out the Class of 2015 as you would any other track meet with one small caveat - instead of representing their high schools, they represent their future homes. Stanford used their distance duo of Grant Fisher and Alex Ostberg to rack up 28 points for the win. With Fi...

Five Storylines at AJC Peachtree Road Race

Shalane Flanagan running the 5K at the USATF Outdoor Championships on Sunday.    By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, used with permission   (02-Jul) -- This weekend, over 55,000 runners will continue their annual tradition of racing the AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4 in Atlanta, one of the most patriotic ways to celebrate Independence Day in America. On Saturday, the 46th annual 10-K will feature some of the world's best squaring off in the first-ever Peachtree Cup, a unique co-ed team battle, in add...

Track After Dark Ep 24: U.S. 5K Champ Ryan Hill

SUBSCRIBE TO TRACK AFTER DARK ON ITUNES! Brand new USA 5,000m champion Ryan Hill joins the podcast to discuss his brilliant victory in Eugene, as well as his team’s great weekend overall. Bowerman Track Club dominated FloTrack’s team competition, scoring 75 points.    Hill talks about his plans leading into the World Championships in Beijing, and how he has developed into one of the best kickers in America.    Taylor and Lincoln have a full rundown of USA’s, and preview tomorrow’s Portland Summer Twi...

Nine for Nine: Carl Lewis' Best Moments

In honor of Carl Lewis' birthday, we selected nine of his greatest accomplishments to go along with his nine Olympic gold medals. From world record-holder to pop star, Carl Lewis will go down as one of the greatest and most iconic track and field athletes in history. 9. Jumped 8.13m as a High School Senior In the summer of 1979, Carl Lewis leaped to a PR and national record in the long jump with a mark of 8.13m (26'8''). His previous PR was nearly a foot behind. The current high school record in the long jump belongs to Marquise Goodwin with a...

Robby Andrews to Chase "A" Standard Against Edward Cheserek in Portland

After the success of the Portland Track Festival, were we really surprised at the initial entries for tomorrow evening's Portland Summer Twilight? The program will begin at 10:30pm CT and end with the highly-anticipated men's 1500m race featuring Robby Andrews and Edward Cheserek. More entries may roll in before tomorrow evening, but take a look at some of the big names that will race LIVE on FloTrack this Thursday, July 2nd. Men’s 800m, 10:30pm CT NCAA 1500m champion Chad Noelle will look to improve upon his 1:48 personal best set ...

Mo Farah: If Nike Oregon Project Allegations True, I'm Out

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah reiterated that he has never taken banned substances to gain a competitive advantage and would leave the Nike Oregon Project should doping allegations against his coach Alberto Salazar be proven as true.   In a recent interview with Sky Sports News in the UK, Farah responded to repeated questions regarding the accusations raised by former Nike Oregon Project team members and coaches that Salazar has advocated the misuse of prescription thyroid and asthma medications as well as testosterone.  Farah den...

FloTrack to Host FloTrack Throwdown: PDX at Duniway Park on August 8

FloTrack will host the first ever Flotrack Throwdown: PDX, on August 8 in Portland, Oregon. The event will call on track’s top athletes to compete leading into World Championships and fans to witness the sport’s best in a fun festival-style atmosphere.    “We are putting maniacal focus into creating events that aren’t just track meets, but are also experiences,” FloSports Co-founder Mark Floreani said. “We want everyone, even non-track fans, to walk out and immediately say three magical words:...

 
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