Riley & Lowe, Hansons-Brooks adds two solid names to roster

Hansons-Brooks adds two solid names to roster

Rochester Hills Michigan---  Both Jake Riley (Stanford) and Colby Lowe (Oklahoma State) have chosen to continue their running careers with the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project in Rochester Hills Michigan. Kevin Hanson said,  "We are extremely excited that both Jake and Colby who both have been excellent college runners in two of the best programs in the country, see the team chemistry here in Michigan as main reasons for choosing Hansons-Brooks.". " When I was looking for a pace to run, I really wanted a place with a strong group mentality" stated Jake Riley.  Colby Lowe agreed  saying " I selected Hansons-Brooks  for the strong team chemistry"

Jake Riley comes to the program with bests of 13:31 (5000) and 28:12 (10000) and will be running both of those events in the upcoming Olympic Trials,

Colby Lowe is a 5 time All American and a member of 2 National Cross-Country Team Champions while running for Coach Dave Smith at Oklahoma State,

Keith Hanson pointed out that this program has had the luxury of having the best partner in Brooks Sports.  "Brooks has been far more than just a sponsor since 2003, they have been a partner that is always asking  how they can do more.  This has enabled us to do more for athletes when other companies are cutting back."  

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FloTrack Predicts Team USA's Relay Line-Ups

Based on the announced relay pools, here's who we think Team USA should line-up in Doha for the relay prelims and finals. 2019 season's best listed in parentheses.

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The 10 Most Important People At The 2019 World Championships

The 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, are 11 days away. We’ve weathered the longest track season ever and now all eyes turn to the Qatari capital as the first-ever Middle Eastern host of a track and field global championship. From the air-conditioned track and pink surface to the midnight marathon, there will be plenty that makes this year’s marquee event completely different from anything that’s ever come before it.

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USATF Announces Roster For 2019 IAAF World Championships

On Monday, USA Track and Field released their roster for the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, on September 27-October 6.

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Today Kenya announced their World Championship team for Doha later this month. One notable highlight was the selection of former NCAA 800m champion Emmanuel Korir in the 400m dash. Korir qualified for the 800m team after finishing second at the Kenyan trials, he was also selected to the 400m team due to his 44.55 performance at Kenya’s African Games trials back in June.

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Will A World Record Be Broken At The World Championships?

Last month, Lincoln diagnosed the chase for world records across track and field. In his post, he argued that there was least a semblance of a chance for broken records in 11 different events. Now, two weeks before the World Championships, I updated that forecast heading into the final meet of the season. 

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