Track and Cross Country

Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Advances Four to National Championships

A total of 15 Harvard student-athletes qualified for the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Meet for track and field. After three days of competition, four athletes in five events will advance to the National Outdoor Championships.

Up and Over
Track and Cross Country

Hughes from the Top: Female Rookie of the Year, Runner-Up

Competing in the indoor pentathlon and the outdoor heptathlon, Hughes must juggle sprints, hurdles, jumps, and throws. And throughout the season, she has mastered them all quite well.

Fastest Woman in the World
Track and Cross Country

The Florence Flash: Female Athlete of the Year, Runner-Up

Sophomore sprinter Gabby Thomas broke records left and right during the indoor and outdoor track seasons.

Fastest Woman in the World
Track and Cross Country

Fastest Woman in the World

Pictured above, Gabby Thomas enters her junior year as one of the most prolific sprinters in Harvard history.

Golden Girls
Track and Cross Country

Golden Girls

This weekend, Harvard Women's Track and Field won their first ever triple crown after scoring their fourth consecutive win at the Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Championship.

Leading Off
Track and Cross Country

Leading Off

Senior Thomas Negron outpaces two Yale racers in the Harvard-Yale meet earlier this season. At the Outdoor Heps, the men’s team put on its best showing since 2014, racking up a total of 85 points.

Leading Off
Track and Cross Country

Women's Track and Field Reclaim Ivy Throne

Gabby Thomas' stellar performance helped to push the women's track and field to reclaim its fourth consecutive Outdoor Ivy League Title, while the men's track and field team took fourth place.

Oh My
Track and Cross Country

Oh My

This weekend, sophomore Samuel Oh competed at the Skyhawk Invitational and finished fourth in the 1,500 meter run in 4:08:84.

Oh My
Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Competes at Penn Relays, Skyhawk Invitational

Next weekend marks the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, arguably the most important meet of the year.

Flipping Out
Track and Cross Country

Flipping Out

Distance runners, pole vaulters, and long jumpers alike will travel to Penn to participate in the nation’s oldest and largest track and field event, the Penn Relays.

Flipping Out
Track and Cross Country

Track and Field to Visit Philadelphia for Historic Penn Relays

A six-hour trip to the City of Brotherly Love seems like a small drop in a big bucket. But make no mistake about it—the Penn Relays is not just another track meet. For the Crimson, nine athletes will be taking to 122-year-old, 52,958-seat Franklin Field for this historic event.

Running Away with Records
Features

Gabby Thomas Remains "Chill" Despite Historic Track Success

Last July, only one Harvard athlete qualified for multiple events at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Her name was Gabby Thomas. At the time, she was barely finished her freshman year in Cambridge. “It’s something that’s hard to do when you’re at her level," said freshman and fellow sprinter Karina Joiner. "Being able to come back to college, after national meets and all the events, and still being so chill.”​

Running Away with Records
Features

Running Away with Records

Thomas, pictured here at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, holds Harvard records in the indoor 60-, 200-, and 300-meter dashes, as well as in the 4x400 relay. The Florence, Mass., native has competed for the podium all outdoor season and even captured the Ivy League's 100-meter record at the Florida Relays.

Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Posts Strong Finishes at Cardinal Classic and Sean Collier Invite

Doing just as well on the West Coast as they tend to do on the east, Harvard's sprinters had a standout weekend. The women's 4x100 team finished in 44.87 seconds, the second-fastest time in conference history.

Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Posts Strong Results at Yale and Mt. SAC

After teaming up seven days ago to defeat Oxford and Cambridge, the Harvard and Yale track teams were rivals once again for the 115th rendition of their annual dual meet on Saturday.