Sunny skies and warm temperatures, even on a Chamber of Commerce kind of day, don’t always yield fast times during a half marathon. That wasn’t an issue at the OUC Orlando Half Marathon on Saturday, December 6 as some of Florida’s fastest competed for bragging rights at the USA Track & Field Florida Association Half Marathon Championship.
Capping a perfect season of 19 consecutive victories, Justin Gatlin earns USATF Athlete of the Week after claiming a pair of first-place finishes Sept. 5 at the Diamond League meeting in Brussels and winning his final race of the outdoor season on Sept. 7 in Reiti, Italy.
With only an hour between races, Justin Gatlin (USA) wins the 100m and then the 200m at 19.71 seconds.
Justin Gatlin wins 2014 Diamond League - Universal Sports
Lauryn Williams became just the third woman to medal in both Summer and Winter Games Wednesday when she helped steer the United States to second place in Olympic women's bobsleigh.
The Racewalk World Cup Trials made an appearance in Coconut Creek recently and hosted some of the bestparticipants of the sport at Tradewinds Park.
The 2013 USA Track and Field meeting entertained not only the 50K National Masters event, but it also held the South Regional and the Florida Association 20K racewalk championships.