March 18, 2019

Here's How The New 2020 Olympic Qualifying Rules Would Impact The Sprints, Field Events, and Walks in the United States

On Friday, we showed you how the 2016 US Olympic Track and Field team would have looked for the mid-d and distance races if the new 2020 rules were in place in 2016. Today, we're going to show you how the 2016 US Olympic Team would have looked for the rest of the events if the new rules were in place.
January 04, 2017

The World's Greatest Athlete, Ashton Eaton, Retires In His Prime; We Pay Tribute With Our 5 Favorite Ashton Eaton Memories

The greatest decathlon of all time has called it a career at age 28. Eaton and his wife, Canadian Olympic bronze medallist Brianne Theisen-Eaton, announced on their website today that they are retiring together at the young age of 28.
February 23, 2016

Good Watch: 10-Minute Video Interview With Harry Marra, Coach Of Ashton And Brianne Eaton

Marra says he's been doing track and field since a kid when he pole vaulted over his mom's closelines in the backyard. Other interesting tidbits including he was living in California and basically retired from coaching when he was asked by Vin Lananna to coach Ashton Eaton at Oregon. Also some awkward pronoun dialogue about Caitlyn (Bruce) Jenner.
February 18, 2016

Shannon Rowbury's American Record Attempt is Definitely On, Molly Huddle's Might Be On - New and Notes From Thursday's Millrose Press Conference

We share the wisdom we learned from Shannon Rowbury, Molly Huddle, Allyson Felix, ANatasha Hastings, Brianne EatonAshton Eaton and Andre De Grasse who will be making his pro debut for Puma.
December 11, 2015

Robby Andrews, Chris O'Hare, Shannon Rowbury Announced For Millrose Games' Wanamaker Mile

Other athletes announced for Millrose include Molly Huddle, Jordan Hasay, Eric Jenkins, Ajee Wilson, Ashton Eaton and Andre DeGrasse.
November 27, 2015

Ashton Eaton And Genzebe Dibaba Crowned 2015 IAAF World Athletes Of The Year

Some nice quotable sentiments from Eaton and Dibaba announced she's going for the world indoor mile record in Stockholm on February 17th. *A Closer Look At The AOY Men's Finalists Eaton beat out Usain Bolt and Christian Taylor. *Closer Look At Women's AOY Finalists Dibaba beats Dafne Schippers and Anita Wlodarczyk.
June 20, 2015

World's Greatest Athlete Ashton Eaton Doesn't Even Take Flintstone Vitamins Because of Doping Problems in Track and Field

Ashton Eaton and coach Harry Marra talk decathlon, Nike doping allegations, and the year of the hurdles.

March 11, 2014

8 Thoughts About The 2014 World Champs: Chanelle Price Is Golden, 26 Years Old Is Over The Hill In Running, Bold Frontrunning Rewarded, DQ City, Love For Ashton Eaton, And Genze Bulut, Treniere Moser And Ajee' Wilson Were Far From Golden

We tell you why Chanelle Price's gold medal was even rarer than you think, why running is definitely a young person's game, discuss what gets your DQed on the international level, ponder how Ashton Eaton isn't a cross-over star, look at the disappointing runs of Ajee' Wilson, Treniere Moser and Genze Bulut, and share with you two message board gems.
March 08, 2014

Could a Little More Distance Training Earned Ashton Eaton $50,000? Eaton Wins World Heptathlon Title In Almost World Record Missing It By 1.18 Seconds

Eaton was ahead of WR pace going into the heptathlon 1000m, but came up a bit short and missed breaking his WR by 14-points. We decided to take this opportunity to talk distance running with Eaton and see what kind of a training a double-multi-event WR holder does.
March 06, 2014

Pre-Meet Press Conference: World Record Attempts For Pearson, Dibaba And Eaton? XC In The Winter Olympics? And Does The Mayor Of Sopot Read

(updated with videos) The customary pre-meet press conference was quite interesting. G. DibabaSally Pearson and Ashton Eaton all revealed whether they're going for the $50,000 world record bonus this weekend. Speaking of Pearson, 8-time global hurdles gold medalist Allen Johnson said Pearson is "the best - not one of the best" and "probably the best hurdler I've ever seen in person." Bruny Surin said he thought a Brit - yes, a Brit (James Dasaolu) - would have broken the 60m WR had he not been injured. All of that plus Pentathlon world record holder Nataliya Dobrynska of the Ukraine talks politics, cross-country as a winter Olympic sport and does the mayor of Sopot read
February 10, 2014

Nebraska–Omaha's Sami Spenner Is The Top Pentathlete In The US Right Now (6th All-Time In Collegiate History), But Isn't Allowed To Go To NCAAs

Spenner explains that her school is transitioning from DII to DI, which locks the school's athletes out of nationals for 4 years. She tried to appeal the rule last year as a junior, but the NCAA told her the only way she was going to NCAAs was if she transferred for her senior year.
November 21, 2013

Voting Open for USA Track & Field’s Fan's Choice Awards

Categories up for voting are field performance of the year, track performance, breakthrough athlete, underdog performance and best record breaking performance.