USA Track & Field’s President Is Placed on Leave

NewswireTrack MeetsGeneral Interest USA Track & Field, the sport’s governing body, announced on Monday that it has placed Vin Lananna, the board president, on “temporary administrative leave” from his volunteer position, to “eliminate potential conflict of interest concerns.” Lananna, 65, is also the president of TrackTown USA, an organization based in Eugene, Oregon, which in …

Cross-Country Coach Among the Victims Mourned in Florida School Shooting

NewswireObituaryCross Country I have said RIP too many times in the past 24 hours but RIP coach Beagle. You are a king and heaven got a good one. rest easy… #douglasstrong pic.twitter.com/SjZWtL4z83 — Chad Williams (@chad_williams05) February 15, 2018 By all accounts, Scott Beigel was a man who had dedicated his entire life to supporting …

U.S. Indoor Championships: Watch the Meet That Matters Most in 2018

NewswireTrack MeetsEmma CoburnKate GraceClayton MurphyElite Runners The best chance to catch head-to-head competition between the country’s fastest track stars is this weekend, beginning Friday, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The national indoor championships will decide who represents the U.S. at the world championships next month in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The top two finishers in each event …

Runners Share Condolences and Memories of Pro Athlete Jonathan Grey

NewswireElite RunnersObituary On Sunday, many professional runners and coaches described Jonathan Grey as a competitor who was as fierce as he was friendly—somebody who was unafraid to set audacious goals and stubbornly pursue them. When he fell short, Grey sought redemption in preparing for his next big race. Over the weekend, Matt Grey announced on …

Emily Infeld Earns Her First National Title at Cross-Country Championships

Emily Infeld has many accolades to her name: world championships bronze medalist and Olympian, for starters. But the 27-year-old was oddly missing “national champion” on her list of honors, until Saturday, when she won the USA Track & Field cross-country championships in Tallahassee, Florida. By halfway through the women’s 10K race, the leaders had dwindled …