The budding cross country/track & field programs at Pratt Community College have added yet another accomplished coach to its ranks, hiring Amberly Melendez as an assistant. A former North American Central American Caribbean (NACAC) U23 silver medalist, Melendez will assist
The AAU has decided to get back into supporting the Race Walk at a level that has not been seen since USA Track & Field (then TAC – The Athletics Congress) replaced it as the National Governing Body for sport.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) passed the first legislation of its kind in college sports to allow its student-athletes the opportunity to be compensated for use of their Name, Image and Likeness (NIL). The legislation
The Benefits of Training Using a Heart Rate Monitor The following article appeared in Walk! Magazine, Vol 4 Issue 1, Spring 2008.Some edits have been made by the author since it was originally published. Much has been made over the
At the 2020 AAU National Championships, a potential new star in the mold of Taylor Ewert emerged. Isabella Edwards, a home schooled athlete from Leander, TX, competed in her 1st Race Walk event, winning the Girls 3000 Meter Race Walk
Bruce MacDonald HS Race Walker of the Year for 2019 & 2020, Samuel Allen of Kingsway HS, has written a letter to the sport as his Salute to Seniors submission to NJ Milesplit. An All-American and outdoor national champ on
Taylor Ewert, yes you’ve probably heard about the Gatorade Player of the Year winner & multiple HS record holder, is featured in the latest edition of the Youtube series, Running with the Toad.
Why would the signing of 1 athlete be considered a game changer within the NAIA for the fortunes of the Race Walk, and potentially turn the sport of Track & Field upside down, in a positive manner? When you’re the
Flotrack has put out an excellent Podcast on the issue of recruiting the Class of 21, which could possibly not have any sports in the worst case scenario. How does a coach do this and how do athletes get the
Taylor Ewert was named the 2020 Gatorade HS Track & Field Athlete of the Year. She is the 1st Race Walker to ever win this award. Watch the video of her surprise presentation below.
Spend some time learning about the commitment to excellence required to achieve great results as an athlete from many time Team USA member, Emmanuel “Natos” Corvera, as he talks about preparing for the Tokyo Olympics. Listen to the On the
Always of interest is where the graduates from any year are going to continue their academic and athletic careers in college. Most of the major sites covering Track & Field, regrettably, ignore our event’s athletes when making a big deal
Super Fans always argue as to what is the best performance ever in an event. Race Walking is no different than any other event in Track & Field. Two things that makes it a little harder to determine the winner