The shirts are ready! The shirts are ready! And we’ve got the pictures. Runners who register for the BTN Big 10K by July 1 will receive a gender-specific, sized technical race shirt corresponding to the Big Ten school of their choice. After July 1, inventory is not guaranteed, so early registration is suggested. Ohio State great Eddie George is this year’s Grand Marshal for the July 25 event in Chicago. The Heisman Trophy winner and former Tennessee Titans running back will also take pictures with fans. Now in its fourth year, the BTN Big 10K has become one of the top
The Big Ten announced on Wednesday the 28 honorees named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2014-15 academic year. These standouts were chosen from a group of more than 350 students honored throughout the academic year who had displayed positive sportsmanship. One member of each varsity sports team on every campus was chosen by his or her institution as a Sportsmanship Award honoree, and two Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners were then selected from each institution. All of the Sportsmanship Award winners have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. In addition, these honorees must be in good academic standing and
On this Wednesday, June 3, it's National Running Day. So we reached back into our archives to find one of the most memorable runs in BTN history. Watch this remarkable race video from 2008 and then read our recent Q&A with the Minnesota runner who pulled it off. "After I fell, it was as if a vacuum had sucked all the energy out of the place," the runner remembers. "Then, as I started to gain momentum, it was like a crescendo of noise and excitement, all the way to the finish line."
The Ohio State women’s track & field team won the 2015 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
Nebraska won the 2015 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
CHICAGO –Registration opens at 10 AM today for the BTN Big 10K, the summer race that turns the Chicago lakefront into a Big Ten Tailgate Party. The nationally televised 10K and 5K races return to Soldier Field on Saturday, July 26. Special Olympics Chicago is the race’s charity partner for the second straight year. New this year, Chicago’s World Famous Garrett Popcorn Shops® is offering a certificate for a One Gallon Tin of the Chicago Mix to each of the first 1,500 runners who sign up for the race. Last year, a record-breaking 13,000 runners participated from 43 states and
Wally Ellenson entered Minnesota last year as a noted leaper. We saw a few glimpses of the 6-foot-4 guard’s athleticism on the hardwood during his freshman season. Here’s one example. And another. Nothing, however, compares to his latest leap. On Sunday, Ellenson won gold in the high jump (2.15 meters; or just over seven feet) at the Junior Pan Am Games in Medellin, Colombia. Wally Ellenson checks in after winning high jump gold at the Pan Am Jr. Championships…. http://t.co/l1HtNqlMR0 — Gopher M Track/CC (@gophermtrackcc) August 26, 2013
The Big Ten Conference office announced on Tuesday the 2012 All-Big Ten men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams and individual award winners. See all of the teams and superlative winners in this post. WOMEN Track Athlete of the Year: Christina Manning, Ohio State Field Athlete of the Year: Alexis Thomas, Ohio State Track Athlete of the Championships: Ashley Spencer, Illinois Field Athlete of the Championships: Alexis Thomas, Ohio State Freshman of the Year: Ashley Spencer, Illinois Coach of the Year: Karen Dennis, Ohio State FIRST TEAM Ryisha Boyd, Illinois Latoya Griffith, Illinois Ashley Kelly, Illinois Stephanie Richartz, Illinois
The Ohio State women and Wisconsin men won Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Sunday afternoon at Dan McClimon Memorial Track/Soccer Complex in Madison, Wis. View the Championships Central page, see all the results and find the final standings in this post. WOMEN’S FINAL STANDINGS 1. Ohio State 117 2. Illinois 110 2. Nebraska 110 4. Penn State 87 5. Wisconsin 78 6. Michigan State 72 7. Michigan 67 8. Iowa 53 9. Minnesota 45 10. Indiana 40 10. Purdue 40 MEN’S FINAL STANDINGS 1. Wisconsin 121 2. Nebraska 115.50 3. Indiana 115 4. Ohio State 86 5.
The Big Ten Conference office announced Tuesday the 2012 All-Big Ten men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams and individual award winners. See the winners in this post. WOMEN Track Athlete of the Year: Christina Manning, Ohio State Field Athlete of the Year: Leah Eber, Purdue Freshman of the Year: Ashley Spencer, Illinois Track Athlete of the Championships: Christina Manning, Ohio State Field Athletes of the Championships: Dani Bunch, Purdue Coach of the Year: Gary Pepin, Nebraska First Team Latoya Griffith, Illinois Ashley Kelly, Illinois Ashley Spencer, Illinois Asia Thomas, Illinois Monique Riddick, Indiana Rebecca Addison, Michigan Shannon Osika,