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Semick Named USATF Athlete Of The Week

Source:  USATF INDIANAPOLIS – Kami Semick has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the individual title Saturday at the IAU 100 km World Cup in Torhout, Belgium. Semick dominated the women’s race at the IAU 100 km World Cup, pulling away early to win by just over nine minutes, […]

Sports Science Update: Sleep Deprivation And Running Endurance

New study suggests you might not want to race after 30 hours awake. Researchers from Bangor University in Great Britain recently performed an experiment on the effects of sleep deprivation on running performance that must not have been terribly pleasant to participate in. On two occasions, eleven male subjects completed a test consisting of 60 […]

Jesse Owens To Appear At Hayward Field

Source:  USATF INDIANAPOLIS – National Track & Field Hall of Famer and worldwide track and field icon Jesse Owens will appear via the award-winning 1964 Bud Greenspan and Cappy Productions documentary film “Jesse Owens Returns To Berlin” at the University of Oregon’s fabled Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., on Wednesday, June 24. The documentary will […]

Team USA Set For IAU 100km World Cup

Source:  USATF INDIANAPOLIS – 2008 World Cup silver medalist Kami Semick (Bend, Ore.) leads Team USA for the 23rd IAU 100 km World Cup tomorrow in Torhout, Belgium. Last year in Tarquinia, Italy, Semick earned an individual silver medal in the World Cup 100km, and led the United States to a Team Silver Medal. Joining […]