Vin Lananna

Vin Lananna

November 18, 2020

Ken Goe Retires and Reminisces on His Career + Phil Knight, Galen Rupp, Vin Lananna and Alberto Salazar

Ken Goe retired as one of the few remaining track and field writers in America at a major newspaper. He looks back at his career and everything Nike in running including Alberto Salazar.
September 13, 2019

Q&A: Vin Lananna on Why He Took the Virginia Job, Building Programs, & Winning NCAA XC with 3 Scholarships at Stanford

Lananna says his goal is for UVA to be contending for national titles within 5 years and that he plans to be very hands-on when it comes to coaching: "I am gonna be the coach. I didn’t go here to be the administrator."
June 24, 2018

USATF Board Meeting Recap- USOC Slams Mt. SAC Bid For Olympic Trials: "Thank goodness that embarrassment is behind us"

Highlights and lowlights of USATF Board meeting with the biggest lowlight being when the Board violated its USATF's own bylaws to extend the terms of two of its members.
February 19, 2018

Trying to Make Sense of USATF's Suspension of Vin Lananna -- Was This A Silent Coup?

After reading USATF's explanation for placing Vin Lananna on administrative leave, we were more confused than before we read it. So we try to make sense of it all.
April 26, 2017

Q&A With NASDAQ Chairman Bob Greifeld Who is Investing in Track Town Summer Series Hoping to Make Track More Popular and Profitable

A multimillionaire is investing some of his dough into a US pro track and field series. Is he crazy or could track and field be profitable in America? We may soon find out with the TrackTown Summer Series.
December 07, 2016

Everything You Need to Know from the 2016 USATF Convention

Believe it or not, optimism is in the air.
November 03, 2015

TrackTown Summer Series Launched For Next Year And ESPN To Televise Finale

Great news. Track and Field on ESPN is a good thing.
June 20, 2015

Vin Lananna Talks Nike Oregon Project Doping Allegations: "...obviously saddened by all of this but in the end I feel confident it will be sorted out."

TrackTown USA Vin Lananna discussed the Nike Oregon Project doping allegations for the first time in advance of the 2015 USA Championships.

June 02, 2015

Vin, Mo, Galen, Alberto, Alexa And Justin: Six Thoughts On Prefontaine

Wejo wraps up his thoughts from Eugene about Pre.

November 27, 2014

Don't Be Fooled: Doha Is Hot, The IAAF Passes The "Jordan Hasay Rule," Coaches Are Overrated, The South And South Central Sucked, And Hicham Says Kiprop Can Run 3:24

For your holiday reading pleasure, we've got a Thanksgiving Week That Was. We tell you how damn hot Doha will be for Worlds, give praise to Max King, talk about Kiprop running 3:24, discuss Nigel Amos's "coach," and break down the NCAA XC regions.

July 29, 2014

RRW: TrackTown USA Says Goodbye to WJC's, Turns to Future Championships

Vin Lananna: "Based on all measures that we have anecdotally, this was a grand success."