29 Jul '16, 4am

Support the @tracktownsummerseries meet tomorrow! Here is @lorishontz column on the pre event presser!...

Hayward Field, July 1, 2016, photo by PhotoRun.net The idea makes total sense. Bring the team concept to track & field. The ITA tried it in the early 1970s, and I remember watching the meets on TV as a teenager. But, besides the Olympics and World Champs, team events are few and far between. This time, with all of the trappings of the other pro sports, the Tracktown Summer series is premeiring tomorrow, and on ESPN as well! Lori Shontz, a journalism professor at the University of Oregon, who, many will recall, worked with RunBlogRun.com to manage a team of journalism students to write daily about the Olympic Trials for RBR, is one of our two writers covering the Tracktown Series tomorrow evening. Here is her piece on the press conference that preceeded the event.

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2016/07/tracktown-summer-series...

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