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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
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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
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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
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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
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Pushing to the Finish: Boston Marathon 2015

Mad Maks
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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
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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
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Off To The Races

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

Hurdling Harris
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Hurdling Harris

Senior Jarvis Harris, pictured at the 2013 Heptagonal Championships, led the Crimson to three wins against Yale on Saturday, topping the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.23 seconds in the process.

Hurdling Harris
Track and Cross Country

Sprinter Harris Shines in Annual Meet Against Yale

After finishing the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.23 seconds, Harris anchored the winning 4x100 relay to a tight 41.63 finish and opened the 4x400 meter relay, giving his teammates a lead which would turn into a first-place 3:20.59 mark.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

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

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize