Coach Morgan Gets "The Call"
RISE Sprint coach Morgan Tilong continues his quest to qualify for the US Bobsled team. Morgan recently recieved a call from one of the bobsled drivers, Sam Mueller, informing him of his selection to the elite bobsled training team. "I was very excited to hear from Sam regarding my selection to his training squad," said Tilong. "In bobsled, the full-time drivers pick their own teams. I roomed with Sam last year, and we got to know each other very well. Evidently, he had enoug
Tracey Bernett Earns World #1 Ranking in the 60-64 AG Mile
RISE Athletics' Tracey Bernett clocked the world-leading mile time in her age group last month at the new Ocean Breeze track Facility on Staten Island, NY. Bernett approached the race with a conservative race plan, but ended up running much faster than her projection. "I wanted to break 6:40," recalls Bernett. "But I got some help from Nora Cary, who set a 6:30 pace. She was in the lead until I passed her in the last 400m, and I ended up running 6:29!" Bernett's time registe