Category Archives: Track

That Could Have Been Me

Fast Section of Men’s 1500m – Stanford Invitational, April 1, 2017 Last Saturday night when I should have been getting to bed early to rest up for Sunday’s long run, I was instead glued to my laptop screen watching the … Continue reading

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Field Guide to North American Tracks: Goss Track at Fessenden School

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Field Guide to North American Tracks: Silver Spring International Middle School Athletic Complex

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The Olympic Trials – Day 3

Three days in, The U.S. Olympic Track and Feld Trials is reminding us all why it’s the most exciting, dramatic, and poignant track event of the quadrennium. Unlike the Olympics and World Championships, which are all about medal counts and … Continue reading

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Track and Field thrives with only a few fans

I always swore that I wouldn’t write a blog post about the sad state of Track and Field, or — even worse — attempt to formulate a prescription for how to revive it. First of all, what do I know? … Continue reading

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Watches that Run Slow

It was good to be back on the track last night, attempting my first Tuesday night workout in many weeks. The afternoon was warm and pleasant. There was no sign yet of the showers that had been forecast for the … Continue reading

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Thoroughbreds

The pack in the “Adro” mile, the night’s final event, hitting 200m. As I was heading out the door this morning on my way to work, my wife stopped me at the threshold with a question that sounded accusatory. “Where … Continue reading

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