Saturday, October 20

Freshman track and field runner Amjed Aboukhadijeh served as a volunteer guide for legally blind marathon runner Richard Hunter in December. Although they didn't win the race, the duo crossed the finish line with a time of three hours and 20 minutes.

UCLA freshman distance runner guides legally blind competitor in California marathon

Freshman distance runner Amjed Aboukhadijeh moved at a steady pace when he checked his watch and saw that he was almost halfway through the 26.2-mile course. Read more...

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Freshman track and field runner Amjed Aboukhadijeh served as a volunteer guide for legally blind marathon runner Richard Hunter in December. Although they didn't win the race, the duo crossed the finish line with a time of three hours and 20 minutes.

Freshman track and field runner Amjed Aboukhadijeh served as a volunteer guide for legally blind marathon runner Richard Hunter in December. Although they didn't win the race, the duo crossed the finish line with a time of three hours and 20 minutes.


Bruins set personal records in track

The UCLA women's track and field team opened its indoor season at the UW Invitational in Seattle on Saturday with many noteworthy performances. "Pretty much, everyone that stepped on the track (set a personal record)," said assistant coach Johnny Gray, who is the middle distance coach for both the men's and women's teams. These impressive displays included freshman distance runner Melissa Skiba's personal-best performance of 9:38.36 in the 3,000 meters, good for ninth overall in the race. Also setting a personal record was senior sprinter Ashlea McLaughlin in the 800m with a time of 2:10.09 and a ninth-place finish. Read more...




Women's track and field coach Jeanette Bolden, recently inducted into the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Associations Hall of Fame, competed for the UCLA women's track and field team from 1981 to 1983. During her time on the team, she was a five-time All-American and helped lead the team to its first outdoor NCAA championship before she moved on to Olympic glory.

The Unlikely Champion

Considering all things, Jeanette Bolden never stood a chance. Read more...

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Women's track and field coach Jeanette Bolden, recently inducted into the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Associations Hall of Fame, competed for the UCLA women's track and field team from 1981 to 1983. During her time on the team, she was a five-time All-American and helped lead the team to its first outdoor NCAA championship before she moved on to Olympic glory.

Women's track and field coach Jeanette Bolden, recently inducted into the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Associations Hall of Fame, competed for the UCLA women's track and field team from 1981 to 1983. During her time on the team, she was a five-time All-American and helped lead the team to its first outdoor NCAA championship before she moved on to Olympic glory.



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