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Thursday, January 28, 2010

What's On The Weekend


The Millrose Games kicks off the IAAF’s indoor permit series on Friday night. Live coverage on ESPN2 goes from 8 to 10 PM.
Meet website / IAAF preview / USATF preview / Flotrack coverage

The Aviva International Match in Glasgow takes place on Saturday. It’s a scored meet between teams representing the USA, the UK, Germany, Sweden and the Commonwealth.
Meet website / Ten to follow

The 78th edition of the historic and traditional Cinque Mulini (“five mills”) cross country race will be held in Vallagarina, Italy on Sunday. The athletes actually run through working mills.
Meet website (in Italian) / IAAF preview

The BW Bank Meeting in Karlsruhe on Sunday is the next IAAF permit meet.
Meet website / IAAF preview

The Osaka International Ladies Marathon takes place on Sunday.
Race website
(in Japanese) / IAAF preview / Japan Running News preview / live vido link

The best meet of the weekend will probably be the Big XII v. Pac-10 v. SEC showdown at Texas A&M on Friday and Saturday. Three schools from each conference will be competing, with the competition being between the conferences rather than individual teams. Five of the top ten men’s teams (according to the USTFCA rankings) and four of the top ten women’s teams will be there.
Preview / results page / streaming video / Flotrack coverage

The Rod McCravy Invitational is on Friday and Saturday in Lexington, Kentucky.
/ results page

The Terrier Classic is in Boston on Friday.
Flotrack coverage

The Pole Vault Summit is in Reno on Friday and Saturday.
Meet website

The Washington Invitational is in Seattle on Friday and Saturday. Dathan Ritzenhein is scheduled to run the 5k.
Preview / Flotrack coverage

The National Invitational is at Penn State on Friday and Saturday.
Preview / results page / Flotrack coverage

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