2016 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials

July 01, 2016 to July 10, 2016
Eugene, OR

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Turns out that Brooks is behind the anti-Rule 40 campaign which includes a website, t-shirts and a flatbed billboard truck driving around Eugene during the Trials.


Eccleston has put a really positive spin on the heartbreak of 4th place as that performance lead to her taking her first international flight, competing in the Diamond League and running two 1500 PRs in 5-days.

Santa Cruz Sentinel:

After running one of her best races "in a long, long time" at Stanford she was dreaming of Rio, but a string of injuries saw her running through pain and finishing last in her heat in Eugene.

Vessey's coach Greg Brock: “When she raced at Stanford, it was one of the best races she’s done in a long, long time. A little after that, her body started coming up short. It was its way of saying, ‘You can’t keep doing this.’ She’s put in 20 years on the track. ... She said, ‘I didn’t want to go out like this.’ And I said, ‘You know Maggie, almost every athlete goes out like this. The only way to truly know when you’re done is when it happens. You have to add it all up, the return you get vs. the pain and the frustration.’”

Sports Illustrated:

The difference between 3rd and 4th can be the difference in achieving a lifetime's dream and tens of thousands of dollars. Hear how some of the USA's most prominent 4th placers handled it.

LRC The Biggest Winners and Losers at the 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials

We know who made the team and who didn't but who really won and lost? We tell you but with a twist as some losers won and some winners won by losing.

LRC Full US Olympic Track and Field Squad Released - Five individual gold medalists, 84 first-time Olympians are on the team

More will join Team USA once the IAAF extends invitations to those without the standard in the field events.

Sports Illustrated:

4 team members are representing the USA for a 4th time - Allyson Felix, Shalane Flanagan, Meb Keflezighi and Chaunté Lowe.

LRC The Rest of the Meet: Felix Loses A Chance To Make History, Dalilah Muhammad Makes History, Sydney McLaughlin Arrives, and Kerron Clement Returns

Allyson Felix's quest for history is over before it really even began. Felix wasn't the only one to have a bad day as Johnn Dutch also failed to make it Rio. The news wasn't all bad as in the women's 400 hurdles HSer Sydney McLalughlin made Team USA and Dalilah Muhammad set a new US championship record.

LRC Molly Huddle Completes 10k/5k Double; Houlihan, Conley, D'Agostino Going to Rio

Huddle was dominant as Houlihan and Conley took 2-3. Huddle and 4th placer Emily Infeld are only doing the 10K, so 5th placer D’Agostino gets a ticket to Rio.

LRC Matthew Centrowitz Delivers Again As Ben Blankenship Gets Revenge By Edging Leo Manzano For Final Olympic Spot

Centrowitz (3:34.09) took down the U.S. championship record in a fast race as Robby Andrews took second (3:34.88). Just as in 2015, it was Blankenship and Manzano battling to the finish, with Blankenship turning the tables for third in 3:36.18 to Manzano's 3:36.62.


Will Andrews finally forgo his patented come from way back strategy?

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