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Deacon Spotlight: Jason Wagner

Photo courtesy of  Jason Wagner (pictured left)
October 22, 2020

Jason Wagner is a thrower on the Demon Deacons’ Track & Field team. He participates in the shot put and hammer throw events during both the indoor and outdoor track seasons. A sophomore from Collegeville,...

Running Hopefuls Compete For Spots In 5,000-Meter

Running Hopefuls Compete For Spots In 5,000-Meter
March 5, 2020

The 5,000-meter run has always been the hardest for me to picture being run on a track. I think it’s because it was the distance that I ran in high school cross country. Our courses were the farthest...

Hopefuls To Compete For Spot In Steeplechase

Emma Coburn, left, of the U.S. battles Kenya's Hyvin Kiyeng Jepkemoi for the silver and bronze medal on the last lap of the 3,000-meter steeplechase on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
February 27, 2020

I hope the few people who read about running have enjoyed being enlightened about potential contenders for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. This week’s edition looks at the strangest event there is on...

Runners Compete To Join Team USA In Tokyo

Runners Compete To Join Team USA In Tokyo
February 13, 2020

As an avid distance runner and president of the club running team on campus, I’ve been intensely following potential Team USA athletes in the running events as Tokyo nears. You may or may not care, but...

Heppenstall Highlights ACC Indoor Championships

Heppenstall Highlights ACC Indoor Championships
February 28, 2019

he men's and women's track and field teams traveled to Blacksburg, Va. for the 2019 Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Feb. 20 and 21. The highlight of the championship was...

Rob Happenstall Earns All-American Title

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March 16, 2018

Preparing to head into the outdoor track and field season as the weather begins to warm, Wake Forest’s Track and Field team wrapped up the indoor season on a rather noteworthy foot as Rob Happenstall...

Spotlight: Robert Heppenstall

Spotlight: Robert Heppenstall
April 13, 2017

Standout sophomore Robert Heppenstall has proven himself to be a rising star on the track for both Wake Forest and his home country of Canada. When did you start running track? I started running track...

Spotlight: Hunter Roberts

Spotlight: Hunter Roberts
February 10, 2017

Senior sprinter and hurdler Hunter Roberts has her eyes set on breaking school records before she graduates, but her legacy at Wake Forest will reach far beyond the track. In competition, do you prefer...

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