He Will Be Missed
LRC Dathan Ritzenhein Hangs ‘Em Up: We Pick Our 5 Favorite Moments from His Career Between a 12:56 American record in Zurich, bronze at World Half and World XC, two dominant Foot Locker wins, and an NCAA XC title over Ryan Hall, there were plenty of highlights during Ritz’s lengthy career.
*MB: Breaking: Dathan Ritzenhein Retires at 37
RRW Dathan Ritzenhein Retires: The Last Of The “Big Three” From The HS Class Of 2001 Calls It A Career At Age 37 Ritzenhein accomplished a lot during his career as he won two HS Foot Locker XC crowns and one NCAA XC title, made three Olympic teams, amassed PRs of 12:56.27, 27:22.28, 60:00, and 2:07:47, and won world medals in XC (junior race) and the half marathon.
Throwback Thursday #4
LRC I Was Bored, So I Watched Galen Rupp, Matt Withrow & Jenny Simpson At The 2003 Foot Locker Championships The 2003 Foot Locker Champs were an all-time classic and produced two amazing finishes, a legendary meme, and some of the biggest stars in running today, including Jenny Simpson, Galen Rupp, and Lopez Lomong.
*TBT#3: I Was Bored, So I Watched The Insane 2007 World Cross-Country Championships In Kenya
*TBT#2: I Was Bored, So I Went Back And Watched Ritz, Webb, & Hall Battle At The 2000 Foot Locker Cross-Country Championships
*TBT#1: I Was Bored, So I Went Back And Watched The 1998 NCAA Cross-Country Championships
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