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Merritt Island Senior Steven Cross Named Gatorade Florida Boys XC Runner Of The Year Press Release Jan 23, 2016

In its 31st year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Steven Cross of Merritt Island High School as its 2015-16 Gatorade Florida Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Cross is the first Gatorade Florida Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year to be chosen from Merritt Island High School.  

Orono's Tia Tardy Named Gatorade Maine Girls Cross Country Runner Of The Year Press Release Jan 14, 2016

In its 31st year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Tia Tardy of Orono High School as its 2015-16 Gatorade Maine Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.  Tardy is the first Gatorade Maine Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year to be chosen from Orono High School. 

Riverview Sophomore Bailey Hertenstein Named Gatorade Florida Girls XC Runner Of The Year Press Release Jan 14, 2016

In its 31st year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Bailey Hertenstein of Riverview High School as its 2015-16 Gatorade Florida Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.  Hertenstein is the first Gatorade Florida Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year to be chosen from Riverview High School.  

Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet Set To Return For 2016 Press Release Nov 30, 2015

The 9th Annual Jimmy Carnes Indoor Track and Field meet will be contested in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center on Saturday, February 6, 2016.  The meet is conducted under the auspices of the Gainesville Sports Commission.  This will be the last track meet contested on the storied 35 year old O'Connell Center track which has seen numerous World, USA professional, high school, and age group records and national leaders. Later this year, the "O'Dome" renovations begin which include removing the track.

USA TRACK AND FIELD GEORGIA PRESENTS 2 DAY LABOR DAY RACE & SPORT SUMMIT Press Release Aug 29, 2015

Duluth, Georgia - The Inaugural Great Labor Day One Mile Race will be held at Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth, Georgia 30096 on Labor Day, September 7, 2015, 8 a.m. An instructional sport summit opens the 2-day event on Sunday, September 6th, at 2 p.m. Both days are free to spectators. Both events are sponsored by USATF Georgia. http://www.usatfga.org/SportsCommittees/LongDistanceRunning.aspx

The American Track League Returns to Georgia Press Release Jul 21, 2015

Atlanta, GA, July 20, 2014 — The American Track League is headed back to Atlanta for a night filled with entertainment both on and off the track. The meet will be held on August 1st with the gates opening at 6:30pm, live music to begin at 7:00pm and the first field event beginning at 7:30pm. The event will be held at Emory University at the Woodruff PE Center and Track Complex, 600 Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322

Argro Returns To FSU Track Roots; Hon Promoted Press Release Jun 24, 2015

Ricky Argro was on the ground floor of turning the Florida State track & field program into a national champion as a sprinter and jumper with the Seminoles. Now he will have the opportunity to do it again as a coach at his alma mater. (via Seminoles.com)

Atlanta Track Club Recognizes Top High School Athletes at All-Metro Track and Field Awards Banquet Press Release Jun 4, 2015

ATLANTA – June 4, 2015 – Atlanta Track Club honored 46 of the best runners, jumpers and throwers in metro Atlanta at the All-Metro Track and Field Awards Banquet on Wednesday, June 3 at the College Football Hall of Fame. Each year, Atlanta Track Club hosts the All-Metro Awards Banquet as part of its commitment to recognize outstanding high school track and field and cross country athletes.