Track and Field

High jumping from Iceland to Tucson

University of Arizona track and field made a big splash for the 2022-23 season with the recent commitment of World Athletics U-20 World Championships qualifier Kristján Viggó Sigfinnsson, who officially signed his letter of intent in January to attend the school.  Read more

A day in the life of track star Maj Williams

The Navy Seals like to say, “The only easy day was yesterday,” and so does University of Arizona’s star track athlete Maj Williams as he commits himself to the pursuit of excellence and a spot in the 2020 Olympics. Read more

Arizona cross country looks ahead to Pac-12 championships

It’s hard to believe that the Pac-12 championships are already here for cross country, but, indeed, they are and UAs cross country team is traveling to Oregon ready to show off its speed. The University of Arizona men and women are racing their fellow conference teams, and after the womens’ last race in Indiana, it’s not a far stretch to expect them to win it. Read more

Arizona cross country coach James Li talks about what running means to him

For every parent who has instinctively put their kids in sports just to keep them out of trouble, University of Arizona’s associate track coach James Li shows how far that simple instinct can take a kid. In the hot China summers during the 1970s, there wasn’t much to offer a kid for entertainment, so Li’s mother influenced him to really start running when he was a teenage boy.  Read more