Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Former Tar Heel Blake Russell Claims Spot On Olympic Team

Former Tar Heel distance runner Blake Russell finished third at the US Olympic Marathon Trials in Boston on Sunday to claim the final spot on the US team headed to Beijing, China this summer for the Olympic Games. Russell bounced back after finishing fourth in the trials four years ago, just missing out on the final spot. Several other Tar Heels will be in action in the coming months in preparation for the Olympic Trials later this summer. (Tar Heel Blue)


Recent Track & Field Articles:

Tar Heels Maintain Third In Directors' Cup Standings

The Story of UNC track and field athlete Houston Summers

Carolina Rundown: December 11

My Carolina Experience: Lianne Farber

Carolina Rundown: November 24


© 2005-2014 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.