CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – This season’s fourth episode of Track’Ville Talks, hosted by the Virginia track and field program, is set to feature a community two-mile run led by the university’s president Jim Ryan at Lannigan Field on Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m.

Jim Ryan is an avid runner who participated in his eleventh consecutive Boston Marathon in April. Ryan will kick off Tuesday’s episode of Track’Ville Talks with a two-mile run that will be open to the community. Those planning to participate in the run are asked to arrive at Lannigan Field by 6:45 p.m. for a 7 p.m. start. Following the run, the program will open with the community corner segment where President Ryan will be a featured guest.

As a part of the student athlete spotlight segment, the program will feature Virginia’s top performers from the ACC Outdoor Championships which will take place from May 12 through May 14.

Virginia track and field alumna, Kate Hamilton will feature in the alumni spotlight segment of the show. Hamilton remains an active member of the Charlottesville community and owns several local businesses in town.

The event is open to the public to attend in person but will also be streamed live on the Virginia Track & Field and Cross Country Facebook page.


Track’Ville Talks is created for running enthusiasts, Virginia Track and Field alumni and supporters of the UVA track and field program. The show features segments on current UVA athletes and the Charlottesville running community, as well as the history of Virginia’s track and field program and its alumni.


The Cavaliers will compete at the ACC Championships to be held at Duke’s Morris Williams Track and Field Stadium in Durham, N.C. from Thursday (May 12) through Saturday (May 14).