Tag Archives: track and field

  • Runner Celebrates Early, Loses Peachtree 10k Race (Video)

    Runner Celebrates Early, Loses Peachtree 10k Race (Video)

    American long-distance runner Ben Payne was having himself an incredible Fourth of July, as he found himself in the lead while making his way through the final 100 meters of the 2015 AJC Peachtree Men’s 10k race in Atlanta. As a result, he did what any happy, proud American would do in such a moment; […]

  • High Jump Photoshop Provides Perspective, Blows Minds (Video + Pic)

    High Jump Photoshop Provides Perspective, Blows Minds (Video + Pic)

    Everybody knows people jump high when doing the high jump. However, but did you ever really stop and think just how high is high? If not, this amazing high jump photoshop that is currently making its way around the web is probably going to blow your mind. It’s from the IAAF Diamond League meet last […]

  • 13-Year-Old Carries Twin Sister Across Finish Line in 800m Race (Video)

    13-Year-Old Carries Twin Sister Across Finish Line in 800m Race (Video)

    Chloe Gruenke was about halfway home in an 800m event at her middle school track meet in Illinois. That’s when she suddenly felt a pain in her leg and collapsed, unable to continue the race. Most of the time, that would have been all she wrote, but for this particular race, Chloe had her twin sister Claire, […]

  • Russia Women’s 4×400 Relay Members Kiss on the Podium in Protest (Photo)

    Russia Women’s 4×400 Relay Members Kiss on the Podium in Protest (Photo)

    With the Winter Game in Sochi, Russia, less than seven months away, and the country’s anti-gay laws drawing plenty of ire from around the world, many athletes have used sports as a platform to voice their displeasure with Russia’s lack of concern for the safety and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals […]