by Kasen Stephensen Pennsylvania columnist Mike Gross was met with backlash from the Track and Field community after writing a condescending article emphasizing the relative ease of track. At the beginning of the controversial article, he glorifies American football as the “most intense, high-pressure American sport,” while track and field “is every bit as intense and high-pressure as frisbee golf.” Gross continues and complains that … Continue reading A Gross Mistake: Columnist Regrets His Track Commentary
by Kasen Stephensen A marathon is 26.2 miles and takes a novice runner around 5 hours to complete. In her first ever marathon, Jordan Hasay took 2 hours and 23 minutes and destroyed the U.S. American debut record by three minutes. Hasay exhibited greatness even before high school, setting the USATF Junior Olympics Youth record in the 1500 meter run at the age of 13. … Continue reading Boston Marathon Record Smashed!
By: Mitch Hughes Though the 119th Boston Marathon is roughly seven months away, it is already beginning to make headlines. The registration was only open for a ten-day window, September 13 to the 23, and this ten-day window is one of the most selective registrations of any road race on Earth. This year the event is becoming even more selective, as officials at the Boston … Continue reading Boston Marathon Registration Over in a Heartbeat