RUPP SWITCHES AGENTS By David Monti (c) 2012 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Used with permission. (11-Jul) -- American 10,000m record holder Galen Rupp is under new management. The 26 year-old athlete from Portland, Ore., who will double in the 5000m and 10,000m at the London Olympics, is now represented by PACE Sports Management, the athlete management firm owned by Ricky Simms, based in Teddington, Middlesex, England. Simms already represented Rupp's key training partner, world 5000m champion Mo Farah. Both Rupp and Farah are coached by Alberto Salazar and run for Nike's Oregon Distance Project. Rupp had previously been represented by Michael Johnson. He signed with Johnson since turning professional in the summer of 2009 after he graduated from the University of Oregon and completed his NCAA eligibility. Although PACE did not issue a formal announcement on signing Rupp, he is now listed on the company's website with a full biography and photo:http://www.pacesportsmanagement.com/athlete_profile.asp?id=310. PHOTO: Galen Rupp with wife Keara after winning the 2012 USA Olympic Trials 5000m (photo by Jane Monti for Race Results Weekly)
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Brown Cuts Men's Track & Field/XC
May 28, 2020Lincoln Shryack
Brown University is cutting men’s track and field and cross country along with nine other varsity sports at the school, the school announced on Thursday as part of their roll out of The Excellence in Brown Athletics Initiative.
The recent announcements of program cuts to men's cross country at Akron and men's track at Central Michigan have resurfaced a feeling of uncertainty for the future of NCAA cross country and track. Here is a breakdown of where our sport currently stands within the NCAA system.
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