Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes and Idle Gossip (April 2, 2015)

That the Boston Marathon is the greatest race in the world is pretty much indisputable. Every runner in the world aspires to run Boston at least once. It’s the Holy Grail of marathoning and has been so since the very first one in 1897. This year, on April 20th –Patriots’ Day in Boston and other [...]

88th Texas Relays Starts Tomorrow; Distance Events Thursday Night

The 88th running of the Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays gets rolling tomorrow (Wednesday) at Mike Myers Stadium on the UT campus with two days of multi-events and some qualifying. The main distance events are scheduled

Big Things Expected of Longhorns as NCAA Champs Gets Underway Today

The NCAA Track & Field Championships begin today at venerable Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon (ESPN3, 6-10 p.m.) and the University of Texas men's and women's teams are expected to be major players. The Longhorns have a combined 28 qualifiers. The No. 1-ranked Texas women have 16 entries in 12 events (second most in the [...]

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Leo Manzano Lands Sponsorship with HOKA

Olympian and University of Texas alum Leo "The Lion" Manzano has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with HOKA ONE ONE – a "maximalist" shoe that hit the market three years ago and has gained traction in the ultrarunning community and now looking to reach more of the running population. Manzano - a five-time NCAA Champion [...]

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Texas Relays Gets Underway Today; Distance Events Tomorrow Night

The 87th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays gets underway today and continues through Saturday at Mike Myers Stadium on the UT campus. One of the greatest (and oldest) meets in the country, the Texas Relays will draw more than 6500 athletes from all over the country, representing 640 high school, 232 collegiate teams and 150 [...]

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Former Longhorn Trey Hardee Featured in Documentary Tonight on Universal Sports

"48 Hours To Fame" Featuring Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee Premieres Sept. 6 on Universal Sports From Universal Sports: 48 Hours to Fame showcases World Champion and Olympic decathletes Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee in their quests to be called "The World's Greatest Athlete". The 90-minute documentary details the rigors and determination it takes to [...]

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