Richmond coaches founded the Collegiate Running Association to keep college runners competing outside of cross-country season. Matt McKenna placed fifth and won $600.
Former Richmond track and cross country runner Jeff Watson, ’03, ran the Boston Marathon, finished and was back in his hotel room when the explosions occurred.
Many with Richmond connections were at Monday’s Boston Marathon, where two explosions went off near the finish line. No UR connections have been reported hurt.
The men’s track and field team ran with more passion than ever in the eigth annual Fred Hardy Invitational meet, competing in their final home meet as a program.
Twenty-nine varsity roster spots remain unaccounted for after the men’s soccer and men’s indoor and outdoor track teams were replaced with men’s lacrosse.
Richmond women’s track team won 4 races at the A-10 indoor championships in Rhode Island, including setting a new A-10 record in the 4 x 800 meter relay.
Bobby Ukrop has resigned from the Board of Trustees, with those close to the situation citing lack of transparency in the soccer and track cuts as the reason.
Despite board member Bobby Ukrop’s presentation at Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting, no additional vote was made on the cutting of men’s soccer and track.
Bobby Ukrop will present the UR Board of Trustees with an argument in favor of reinstating the men’s soccer and track teams at Friday’s board meeting.
The Carry the Flag team held a press conference Friday to discuss the contradictions and deceit of the Richmond administration in the sports cuts.