Deajah Stevens Wins U.S. 200 From Lane Nine, Ameer Webb Collects Title

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Sacramento, Calif. -- Oregon junior Deajah Stevens made her second team of the weekend, winning the USATF 200 meter final out of the far outside lane. Stevens crushed the field in 22.30; Kimberlyn Duncan and Tori Bowie were second and third in 22.59 and 22.60. Stevens's teammate Ariana Washington was fourth and new collegiate record holder Kyra Jefferson was fifth. Earlier in the week, Stevens and Bowie made the U.S. team in the 100 meters, where Bowie won the final. Stevens was favored to win the NCAA title earlier this month but fell with 15 meters to go. Now she is headed to London in at least two events plus likely a relay.

The men's 200m final was a battle through the finish line as Ameer Webb out-leaned NCAA champion and record-holder Christian Coleman to win. Webb ran 20.09 and Coleman ran 20.10 to finish second and earn his spot on Team USA in two events after finishing runner-up in the 100m on Friday.



The performance marks Webb's first national title and second international team after competing at the 2016 Olympic Games.

Elijah Hall-Thompson of Houston earned the third and final spot with a 20.21-second run, which stands as a massive personal best. Hall skipped the NCAA Championships due to injury, but made a dramatic return to competition at the national championships.

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2020 Boston Marathon Canceled

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Appalachian State Cuts Men's Indoor Track And Field

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Leo Daschbach Becomes 11th U.S. Prep To Break 4:00 With 3:59.54

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On Saturday night in El Dorado Hills, California, high school senior Leo Daschbach (AZ) became the 11th U.S. prep runner to break 4:00 in the mile with his 3:59.54 clocking.

Is NCAA Track/XC Dying?

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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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Understanding Resting And Maximum Heart Rate

Throughout the past years, business has combined the health and technology industries to create a society where fitness tracking has become a regular pastime. People have become more invested in their health and want fun devices to assist in that. These smartwatches and apps have made it easier than ever to know what your exact heart rate is, how many hours of sleep you get, or how far you run. However, with all the knowledge presented to you, it’s equally important to actually understand what those numbers mean to best achieve all of your fitness goals. A big part of this is knowing the different active and resting heart rate zones. 

Pre-Run And Post-Run Stretches

Stretching before and after your run can add a lot of benefits to your exercise routine. It allows you to warm up your muscles and safely progress into your run and also provides your body time to cool off and continue to activate your muscles. It’s important to set aside a couple of minutes before and after exercising so you can make sure you’re taking proper care of your body. 

The History Of Track And Field

Track and field has been around since the start of the Olympics in Ancient Greece in 776 B.C. It was created alongside religious events and celebrations for the Greek gods where men (no women were allowed) could show off their athletic abilities. From there it spread to the Romans who continued the games until the Christian Emperor Theodosius I banned them in 394 A.D. because of their ties to pagan beliefs. 

Don't Miss The Quarantine Clasico Sub-4 Live On MileSplit

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History could be headed our way on Saturday in California.