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Friday, March 04, 2011

Superfan Daily: What's On The Weekend

Indoor Track
The European Indoor Championships started this morning and run through Sunday at the Palais Omnisports in Paris.
Meet website
Schedule and live results
Athletics Weekly previews: Men's track / Men's field / Women's track / Women's field

The NAIA Championships continue through Saturday at the GaREAT Sports Complex in Geneva OH.
Meet website
Schedule / Live results
Preview

The IC4A Championships will be held on Saturday and Sunday in Boston.
Schedule / Live results

Various "last chance" college qualifying meets are being held around the country.  The Alex Wilson Invitational in South Bend IN will be live on Flotrack at 7 PM Friday and noon on Saturday.
Alex Wilson schedule / Heat sheets

The USATF Indoor Combined Events Championships will be held on Saturday and Sunday at the Gladstein Field House in Bloomington IN.
Meet website
Schedule / Entries

Road Racing
The Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, will be held on Sunday in the Japanese city of Otsu.
Race website
IAAF preview

The Paris Half Marathon will be held on Sunday.
Race website

Cross Country
The Almond Blossom Cross, the final IAAF Cross Country Permit meet of 2011, will be held on Sunday in the Portugese city of Albufeira.
IAAF preview

Race Walking
The IAAF Race Walking Challenge comes to the Mexican city of Chihuahua on Friday.  If you're into that kind of thing.  Not that there's anything wrong with that.
IAAF preview / Live webcast link

Track on TV
Bud Greenspan's Favorite Stories Of Olympic Glory, 1:05 AM Friday on Showtime Family Zone
Alex Wilson Invitational live webcast, 7:00 PM Friday at Flotrack
Alex Wilson Invitational live webcast, Noon Saturday at Flotrack
Prefontaine, 9:05 AM and 10:00 PM Sunday on Showtime Family Zone

News Links
Runner's World's Racing News has all the headlines.

RunnerSpace weekly


Ken Goe's daily Oregon track blog.

Leonard Komon accuses Athletics Kenya of enforcing rules selectively.

Ypsilanti native Tiffany Ofili on why she switched allegiance to the UK: "It was really apparent the support athletes get from the coaches and staff here."

Track and Field News' female athlete of the month is Mary Keitany; USATF athlete of the week is Jill Camarena-Williams.

Tennessee's JJ Clark banking on family ties for recruting...it helps if your father is the single most well-known high school principal in the history of the USA.

Galen Rupp talks to ESPN, and Alberto Salazar on the rebranding of Nike training groups.

1 comment:

Gtdread said...

What, no love for Masters Track:
http://www.usatf.org/events/2011/USAMastersIndoorTFChampionships/index.asp