Track and Field

 

Track and field involves running around a track and taking part in field events like shot put, high jump, long jump, and others. These links tell you more about track and field.

International Amateur Athletics Federation
Official site of this wide-ranging organization

USATF Youth Programs
The U.S. Track Federation offers many programs for young runners, and this site tells you about them all.

Track and Field: Origins and Rules
See the development of the sport and what governs it now

Triple Jump
Find out more about this event at this helpful site, which includes how-to pictures.

Javelin
Get history, equipment, and other information

Throwing Events
Find out more about field events discus, shot put, javelin, hammer throw, and more.

High Jump
See pictures and learn how to do this event correctly

Long Jump
Advice on how to improve in the long jump

Triple Jump
Advice on how to improve in the triple jump

The Pole Vault Pit
News, information, how-to, and much more

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