By Nigel Chiwaya, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — On your mark, get set, go! Hundreds of local school children will get a taste of track and field this month when the Uptown Games return to the Armory on West 168th Street. Now in its second year, the Uptown Games are a collaboration between State Senator [...]
Olympian Aliann Pompey worked hard to win; now encourages young runners to do the same | NY Daily News
BY Clem Richardson Four-time Olympian Aliann Pompey has trained on the Fort Washington Armory track for much of her running career. “This is sort of home and has been to me for some time,” Pompey said as we sat in the stands overlooking the state-of-the-art facility in Washington Heights. “All through college this was the [...]
Story & photos by Robin Lawless All the children who participated in the first annual Uptown Games at The Armory in Washington Heights this past Sun., April 1st were winners. Their prize? An afternoon of fun running, jumping, sprinting and racing, with nary a video game or computer screen in sight. The track and field [...]
The New York Road Runners, the group that puts on the marathon and dozens of other races throughout the year, hosted its annual Youth Jamboree Saturday morning in Washington Heights. via: New York Road Runners Holds Youth Jamboree In Washington Heights « CBS New York.