Two young men streak around the last turn of Strehle track, eyes trained 100 meters ahead on the finish. The two runners, one in blue, the other in yellow, have already traversed seven times around the darkening oval, clearing 35 waist-high wooden barriers, seven of them paired with a pit
Some of the finest collegiate and professional athletes in the world made the annual pilgrimage to Strehle Track for the 26th annual Pomona-Pitzer Invitational track meet last Saturday. Competitors were spotted up to a week in advance of the meet, training on the distinctive blue polymer track, some even daring
With nothing clouding their minds besides the Occidental Distance Carnival March 16, Pomona-Pitzer men’s track and field adopted a hardheaded mentality this spring break, suppressing their desires for anything other than sweat, competition and results. “This event marks a major transition point in the season,” team captain Paul Balmer PO ’12 said.
The hot Claremont sun bore down on Zinfandel Track March 3 as the Pomona-Pitzer men’s track and field team competed in the CMS quad meet. Captains Paul Balmer PO ’12 and Ryan Meyer PO ’12 trotted out their battalion for a day of millennium-old foot races and exhibitions of strength,