You might think that the track fan's guide to the 4x800 would be a lot like the track fan's guide to the 800, only multiplied by four. Truth is, it's not
Field events have deep roots in the history of Olympics and the history of measuring human capability. Seemingly, they come from the practical skills of warriors from ancient times.
Common responses from telling people that you are a pole vaulter typically include some amazement with a lot of confusion. So, for those who have ever seen a pole vault competition and wondered "why" or "how" we do what we do, this article is for you.
All-American Ben Hinckfoot takes time to explain what every fan should know about the hurdling events!
I love the mile, so why not write about something I love on Valentine's Day? This article contains everything a track and field fan should know about the 1600m.
Contributing author and NCAA Division 2 All-American Nick Zehring explains everything a track fan should know about throwing a shot put.
There is often debate about whether the 800m is the most difficult event in track and field. This article will not settle that. What this article is intended to do is explain how the race works and what you as a fan should watch out for.