Carl Lewis Invitational 2018

Houston, TX


Houston Sprinter Elijah Hall Runs NCAA 60M Leading 6.60 Jan 17, 2018

University of Houston sprinter Elijah Hall is one of the NCAA's top sprinters. Last weekend, he ran a NCAA leading 6.60 in the 60m. We caught up with Hall at the Carl Lewis Inv. and had a conversation with him and he candidly opened up on some touchy topics.Hall, a Katy Morton Ranch alum took the JUCO route to the University of Houston and talks about never counting himself out even when others did, saying, "I never gave up on my dreams I never gave up on what I can accomplish in life." Hall also has three children and discusses how they are his motivation to keep working hard and driving to be successful.This is a long interview, but it is a packed open and candid discussion with Hall that you don't want to miss..09 - Talks 6.60 in first race of season1:21 - 2017 U of H team and individual success1:51 - Butler Community College experience2:32 - "Just because you go to JUCO that doesn't mean you are less talented"5:35 - To football/track athletes - "Keep believing"6:25 - Track and Field level of competition in Texas7:18 - Team and individual 2018 goals7:40 - Training with Cameron Burrell10:25 - "Motivated to push harder by my three children"11:47 - "Nothing is ever over, always believe in yourself"

Sloan Brings The Heat To Texas Jan 13, 2018

Emily Sloan continued her rampage on the 2018 track season, capping her day at the Carl Lewis Invitational in Texas with a dominating 8.52 win.