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Coaching Athletics Quarterly

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DIRECTOR BILL GALLAGHER'S AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY 'RUNNER' ON ONE MARATHONER'S JOURNEY FROM REFUGEE TO OLYMPIAN TO HAVE VIRTUAL CINEMA RELEASE STARTING FRIDAY, JUNE 19

ATLANTA, GA & EUGENE, OR – June 15, 2020 -- A coast-to-coast dual meet will be held in TrackTown USA and Running City USA on Saturday, June 20. TrackTown USA and Atlanta Track Club announced the “Return of the Dual” on Monday. 

Thursday, 28 May 2020 16:11

Rudisha undergoes ankle surgery

Two-time Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha underwent surgery in Eldoret, Kenya, today after sustaining a fracture in his ankle last week. The injury is expected to sideline the world record-holder for 12-16 weeks.

World Athletics -Ryan Crouser has long been a handyman. Since hanging out in his grandfather’s work shed as a youngster, the Olympic shot put champion has had a keen interest in DIY and he recently called upon that passion to build his own shot circle.

While the Covid-19 outbreak has prevented Wanda Diamond League meetings from going ahead in their usual fashion, the Oslo Bislett Games has created a unique clash between Team Ingebrigtsen and Team Cheruiyot as part of the ‘Impossible Games’ on 11 June.

* Highland (AZ) senior Leo Daschbach broke 4 minutes in the mile on Saturday

Photo Credit: Bobby Reyes, Colorado MileSplit

by Jeffrey Parenti -  EL DORADO HILLS, CALIFORNIA -- Leo Daschbach accomplished what he didn't even think was possible.

Double European champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen took nine seconds off the Norwegian 5km road record on Wednesday (20), clocking 13:28 in a low-key race in Stavanger.

(USATF) - INDIANAPOLIS -- Brian Oldfield (Elgin, Illinois) set an American record in the men’s shot put on May 16, 1981 and was voted by fans as winner of the eighth USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award, edging out Tom Petranoff. In the absence of competition during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking a weekly look back at some of the great efforts by American track and field athletes through the years.

ATLANTA – May 15, 2020 -- Atlanta Track Club will attempt to cover 100,000 new miles on Global Running Day by calling on Running City USA to experience running and walking in a way they never have before.  The Club unveiled a series of running and walking challenges to commemorate the day.

(USATF)- INDIANAPOLIS -- Ramona Pagel (Los Angeles, California) set an American record in the women’s shot put on May 8, 1988 and was voted by fans as winner of the seventh USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award. In the absence of competition during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking a weekly look back at some of the great efforts by American track and field athletes through the years.

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