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Shwayder's Summer
Track and Cross Country

Shwayder's Summer

Rookie Elianna Shwayder is among the athletes who plans on staying on campus, completing organic chemistry while training for cross country.

Okwelogu Breaks Record Again
Track and Cross Country

Okwelogu Breaks Record Again

Sophomore Nikki Okwelogu had a year to remember, continually breaking her own Ivy League record in the shot put en route to a plethora of honors.

Gather Round
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Gather Round

Harvard and Yale coaches and athletes celebrate around the American flag during the 1995 edition of the meet. The 12-8 win for the Crimson and Bulldogs began a streak of seven straight wins for the American side.

Union Jack V. Stars and Stripes
Track and Cross Country

Union Jack V. Stars and Stripes

The 1937 edition of the meet saw the Harvard-Yale squad fall to its British competitors by a 7-5 total score.

A Century Later
Track and Cross Country

A Century Later

Continuing over a century of biannual trans-Atlantic competitions, the Crimson and Bulldogs will suit up as one once again this summer.

Across the Pond
Track and Cross Country

Across the Pond

Harvard-Yale and Oxford-Cambridge athletes begin a race in one of the more recent transatlantic competitions. The event, which has been planned as a biannual occurrence, has been interrupted a few times such as a decade-long gap from 1911 to 1921 due to the tensions around World War II.

Then and Now
College

When Foes Became Friends

Despite all the changes to the biannual track and field competition between Harvard-Yale and Oxford-Cambridge, the meet still holds a special place on the calendar and in the hearts of student-athletes: It is the only opportunity for them to compete alongside their rivals while engaging in new, broadened social and cultural interactions.

Then and Now
Track and Cross Country

Then and Now

Ever since the late 19th century, the Harvard and Yale track and field teams have suited up as one squad to challenge foes from across the Atlantic—the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Above is the Harvard-Yale squad from the 1911 rendition of the meet.

Track and Cross Country

Women's Track and Field Takes Home Heptagonal Championship

For the first time ever in program history, the women's track and field team has taken home back-to-back heptagonal championships.

Pushing to the Finish: Boston Marathon 2015
College

Pushing to the Finish: Boston Marathon 2015

Mad Maks
Track and Cross Country

Mad Maks

Former Harvard runner Maksim Korolev '14, pictured at the annual Harvard-Yale Meet on Sept. 14, 2013, has continued his collegiate success a Stanford following his graduation from Harvard.

Mad Maks
Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Athletes Reach for Athletic Glory Beyond Harvard

For three Harvard track and field athletes—one recent graduate and two current undergraduates—athletic glory does not stop at the Ivy League or even NCAA level. These three competitors, who are no strangers to competing for the Crimson, now have their sights set on gold.

In Anticipation
Harvard in the City

Boston Marathon 2015

Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Delivers Record-Breaking Performances at Two Meets

Continuing where she left off during the indoor season, Harvard track and field sophomore Nikki Okwelogu shattered her own Ivy League shot put record for the second week in a row, highlighting a weekend full of success for the team.

Off To The Races
Track and Cross Country

Off To The Races

Freshman distance runner Elianna Shwayder prays before the start of every race.

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells
Seniors

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’