$25 street party tickets released to see Bolt in Toronto
Track and field fans can now catch a street-level view of the action at the Festival of Excellence, a world-class track and field meet hosted by the University of Toronto’s Varsity Centre on June 11th. Lane 9 tickets, released on May 20 and priced at $25, give fans access to a street festival on Devonshire Place, just inches from the edge of the eight-lane track where the world’s top athletes will compete.
Reebok Grand Prix features big world champions and Olympic medalists match-ups
NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 18) – Marquee match-ups for the women’s and men’s 5,000 meter, women’s 100 meter, women’s 400 meter, women’s 200 meter and men’s 110 meter hurdles for the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix announced today by organizers of the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix.
Clement beats Taylor, runs 48.38 in Carson
CARSON — American Kerron Clement ran a well judged race to hold off the determine Angelo Taylor and Dominican Republic’s Felix Sanchez and win the men’s 400m hurdles at the 2009 adidas Classics Grand Prix, on a windy afternoon here at The Home Depot Center on Saturday.
Seven Irish athletes set NCAA regional qualifying marks at Georgia Tech Invitational
ATLANTA – The Irish track and field teams competed Friday during the first day of events at the Georgia Tech Invitational. Women’s 1500 Meters: Marissa Treece finished 12th with an NCAA regional qualifying time of 4:27.70, while Lindsey Ferguson finished 21st in 4:31.56.
Purdue teams starts great at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Purdue men’s and women’s track and field teams had a great first day at the 2009 Big Ten Outdoor Championships, hosted by Ohio State at Jesse Owens Track Stadium on Friday. Both the men and the women sit in third place in the team standings as the men scored 10 points and the women tallied 14.
Summers Wins 10,000 at MAC Championships
AKRON, Ohio – Ohio junior Kari Summers (Troy, Ohio) won the 10,000 meters and senior Susan Plungis (Great Barrington, Mass.) took second in the javelin to land the Bobcats in second place after four scored events on day one of the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The host Akron Zips hold the lead over the 12-team field, as they try to win their fifth-consecutive team title.