Archive for the Tag 'high school'

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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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#NationalRunningDay

So if you missed it (I’m not sure how you could with Social Media today…), yesterday was #NationalRunningDay. National Running Day, held annually on the first Wednesday in June, is a day when runners everywhere declare their passion for running. And boy did they this year! Runner’s World put together a montage of some of the […]

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Steeplechase What?!

Last week, I drove up to Orlando with the Spanish River track team for the Disney Relays. The meet was a little hot (and sunny) but fun…but the highlight had to be the 2,000 Steeplechase event for high school boys. Two members of our team competed (jumping hurdles and steeplechases for the very first time), […]

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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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Jewish Journal: “Runner returns to Maccabi Games”

Below is an article from the South Florida Jewish Journal!!! The reporter really did his homework and a fantastic job I have to say. Very thankful! And more excited than ever to head on over to Israel! Thanks David Schwartz and photographer Todd Roller who is just as amazing a talent! Read the online version […]

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Is that a workout or a spa experience?

Today at practice, a few of the girls were suffering from pains and injuries ranging from hip discomfort to hamstring pulls and tendonitis. I was in the same boat feeling a little bit of the latter on my left foot. So I asked for permission to take a few of the kids with me to […]

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An Open Letter to Drivers

Dear Drivers: When driving on the roads, please see the runners that must pass through a crosswalk and/or cross a street and acknowledge them. Don’t assume that you looking at the runners while wearing dark sunglasses through a glare-prone windshield is enough. Remember, you are in a large, metal vehicle. And they are simply in […]

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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. […]