Archive for July, 2012

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Custom-Fitted Orthotics: Why You Need Them

Last week I picked up my first pair of orthotics ever from Dr. David Rudnick at the Chiropractic & Sports Rehabilitation Institute in Boynton Beach. As I’ve said before, I never had any aches or pains in high school so never really considered using them. However, with a recent string of injuries (knee, foot, etc.), […]

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Coach Rick Rothman Named 2012 National Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year

I am so very proud to announce that my high school coach, my mentor and my friend Coach Rick Rothman, has been named the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) 2012 National Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year. The award, which was bestowed upon him last night in Fargo, ND, celebrates Coach Rothman’s […]

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Attention Jewish Athletes: Here’s Your Chance to Make the “Olympic” Team

I wrote a week or so ago about my personal return to Israel in 2013 for the Maccabi Games. I will be competing as part of the Women’s Half Marathon and couldn’t be more excited! Looking to add to my four bronze medals from my first foray into International competition in 1997. Read the full […]

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South Floridian Triathlete (Shannon Coates) Featured in National Timex Ads

For those of you from South Florida, who have followed the high school cross country scene…you’ll know the name Catherine Coates very well. Catherine is my close friend and was my teammate at Spanish River High School during our junior and senior year Cross Country seasons (1998 and 1999). I’ll update you on how Catherine […]

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South Florida: Your Olympic connection may be closer than you think

With the 2012 London Olympics less than a week away, states and cities around the United States are clamoring for their very own hometown stars. And Florida is no different. So let’s get to it. Who’s who in the Olympics? Who calls Florida home? And who gives us the best chance of ‘bumping into a gold medalist? […]

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Returning To Israel

I’m thrilled to announce that I have made the 19th Maccabiah Games USA team – heading to Israel during the summer of 2013! I will be competing in the Women’s Half-Marathon and couldn’t be more excited! This will in fact be my second time competitively running in Israel. I first ran there as part of […]

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WPB Examiner Article: SouthFloridaRuns.com Hits 500-Member Mark

I’ve talked about my involvement with SouthFloridaRuns.com many times and how I credit the casual running group for getting me back into running over the past few years. Well apparently I’m not the only one loving the group and experience of attending runs and social gatherings! Now, there are more than 500 others! Read up […]