Completed, Jun 23-25, 2017
FloTrack will provide LIVE coverage of the 2017 USATF Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, CA for Canadian viewers only. Our Canadian friends can watch the live broadcast and archived races from the following time slots:
Sara Vaughn Gives Back Through Scholarship Fund For Young Parents
Jul 12, 2017Storming down the homestretch of the 1500m final at the USATF Outdoor Championships in late June, Sara Vaughn had a now famous quote on her mind: "My turn." Her 2-year-old daughter's favorite phrase also served as the perfect mantra to help Vaughn secure a spot on her first world championship team.
Lauryn Williams Reveals The Do's And Don'ts Of Turning Pro
Jul 3, 2017Lauryn Williams never aspired to be a professional athlete.
Olympians Are "Shook" About Sydney McLaughlin's Return To The Short Hurdles
Jun 30, 2017When Sydney McLaughlin won the Gatorade National Track & Field Athlete of the Year award this week, the world junior record holder told the press that she won't be returning to her specialty, the 400m hurdles, next year. Instead, she'll focus on the 100m hurdles and long jump during her freshman year at the University of Kentucky. This is an athlete who made the 2016 Olympic team as a 16-year-old, so needless to say, several Olympian short hurdlers are, well, "shook."
Lawi Lalang Will Become American This Fall, But Can't Race For The U.S. Yet
Jun 27, 2017By Gordon Mack and Dennis Young
It's Going To Be A Fun Summer
Jun 26, 2017Track and field is a pretty gentle community, so we have to take the scraps we can get:
USATF Championship Distance Team Scores
Jun 25, 2017Here are the team scores for distance events (800-10k)
Deajah Stevens Wins U.S. 200 From Lane Nine, Ameer Webb Collects Title
Jun 25, 2017Sacramento, 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.
Evan Jager Wins Sixth Straight Steeple, Andy Bayer Takes Fourth Fourth
Jun 25, 2017Sacramento, Calif. -- Evan Jager won his sixth straight U.S. steeplechase title over Hillary Bor and Stanley Kebenei today. For the third straight year, Andy Bayer was a heartbreaking fourth place; he was also fourth in the 1500 meters at the 2012 Olympic Trials. Jager closed in 56 seconds after a pedestrian opening six laps.
Ajee' Wilson Wins U.S. 800 Title Over Charlene Lipsey And Brenda Martinez
Jun 25, 2017Sacramento, Calif. -- Training partners Ajee' Wilson and Charlene Lipsey went one-two in the women's 800 meter final as Brenda Martinez made the world team in third place. Wilson won in 1:57, a ridiculous performance off of a 59-second first lap. Oregon junior Raevyn Rogers was a well-beaten fourth.
Dalilah Muhammad Wins Blazing Fast 400H Final As Sydney Breaks WJR
Jun 25, 2017Dalilah Muhammad won one of the deepest 400 meter hurdle races in history at the U.S. championships. Her 52.64 winning time makes her the sixth fastest performer in the history of the event, while Shamier Little's 52.75 ranks No. 9 all-time. High school senior Sydney McLaughlin failed to make the team, but smashed her own world junior record in 53.82 seconds. It was her first time running under 54 seconds.