Archive for the Tag 'Cross Country'

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Running Camp – Summer 2017 – High School Runners

It’s the third year of Run Republic Running Camp and I can’t wait! If you are a high school student, a runner, and like to travel, this is the trip made just for you! We run, we hike, we kayak, we see the amazing beauty of the United States, and we have a lot of […]

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Attention: High School Runners; Summer 2016 Running Camp Dates & Locations Posted

Last sumer, seven student-athletes from Spanish River Community High School in Boca Raton, Florida, traveled to the beautiful mountains, trails and valleys of Colorado and Utah to run, build up their summer mileage for fall cross country and experience the United States’ unparalleled mountain region – all while having an awesome, fun time! It was […]

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McFarland: A Must See for Cross Country Runners and More!

I rarely make it to the movie theater these days, but I have to admit that from the minute I saw the previews for McFarland, USA, I knew I’d have to go. It’s rare to see a movie about running, let alone cross country. So supporting this Disney film was a no brainer…plus I heard […]

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High School Cross Country “Clue Run”

My fellow coach at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida, Dough Horn, loves to intertwine fun games and team activities within our serious and high-intensity season (which happens to last from summer through mid-November). So when he asked me to plan a “Clue Run” of sorts that would take place the week prior to […]

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Footlocker Cross Country National Championships 2012

The national championships of high school cross country took place today in San Diego, CA. The best 40 girls and best 40 boys from across the country who individually qualified through their respective regional meets raced hard! It was truly inspiring to watch and I recommend everyone watch the taped web casts from the event. […]

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A Distance Runner’s Strength

On Monday afternoon, one of our runners – a senior girl – did something she had never done before. She won a major high school cross country invitational race. To make it even more special, it was our own school hosted Spanish River Invitational. The girl is Ellyn and her win was extra special for […]

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An Oxymoron? Good Pain

I read this great piece in Women’s Running Magazine on good pain verses bad pain and had to share it with my own readers! I’ve been talking a lot about these two and how a runner needs to understand the difference in order to push themselves to improve but know when to back off. At […]

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Sun-Sentinel: Delray Man Promotes Adult Cross Country

Great article on my Coach Rick Rothman from Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida, and the great things he is doing for USA Track & Field as well as the sport of Cross Country in general. Proud to have been his student as well as his current colleague! Enjoy! And thanks to Marlene […]

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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 […]