LONDON - Annihilating a world record that had stood for 27 years, the U.S. women’s 4x100-meter relay team on Friday night put on a dominant performance that put the U.S. atop the sprint podium for the first time since 1996. It was a night that also saw two other national records in the women’s 4x100, an American record in the men’s 4x100m rounds and a Team USA silver medal in a dramatic men’s 4x400 relay.

(Colorado Springs, CO) Embarking on its second year of success, the American Distance Project, a non-profit founded in 2011 to aid in the development of American distance runners, announces the addition of ten talented new comers.

Minneapolis/St. Paul – Aug. 9, 2012 – Three Team USA Minnesota runners will compete in mile events this month, withGabriele Anderson at the Falmouth Mile in Massachusetts on Aug. 11, and Heather Kampf and Jamie Cheever among the elite field at the inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh on Aug. 17.

Thursday, 09 August 2012 15:46

Team USA goes 1-2 in decathlon, triple jump

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LONDON - Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee went 1-2 in the decathlon, and Christian Taylor and Will Claye did the same in the triple jump as Team USA added four more medals in track competition Thursday night. The U.S. medal tally now stands at 24.

Thursday, 09 August 2012 10:51

Mitchell breaks leg during race, finishes for team

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LONDON – Running the opening leg for Team USA in Thursday morning’s 4x400m relay semifinal, Manteo Mitchell (Cullowhee, N.C.) was a pivotal part in helping his team to the final.



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