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EUGENE, Ore. – Look for the third-ranked Oregon men’s and women’s cross country teams to follow their season-long script at the NCAA Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., on Saturday.
If they can do that, the Ducks might find themselves with a spot among the top four teams on the awards podium.
“Our women will run as a tight pack,” Oregon coach Robert Johnson said. “The men will have two low sticks and the middle guys will run together. That’s what we hope to get out of this weekend, along with some hardware to bring back and put in the trophy
A track and field story: In the summer of 2011, the sport’s 13th world championships took place in Daegu, South Korea, an industrial city of more than 2.5 million wedged into a deep valley in the southeastern corner of the country. It was not an entirely unpleasant setting—an endless riot of neon signs and six-lane commercial boulevards, bordered on its distant boundaries by lush, green hillsides that seemed to rise from nowhere. As with many international sporting events, there was a vaguely Lost In Translation feel to every day, but on the scale of one-to-Sochi, it was just fine.
EUGENE, Ore. – Two-time Olympian and World Championships silver medalist Nick Symmonds will be 35 years old in the summer of 2019.
That’s too old to keep racing at an elite level, right?
Khadevis Robinson was 36 when he represented Team USA in the 800 meters at the 2012 London Olympics. There are numerous other examples of professional runners thriving into their mid-30s.
For Symmonds, there’s one more tantalizing carrot that could keep the former Oregon Track Club Elite athlete competing five years down the road – if the 2019 IAAF World Championships are held in the U.S.