Unemployed, the First Month. Plus the Week in Pictures

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It’s been a month since I lost my job, so I thought I’d check in and let you know what’s going on. Since I didn’t have any pretty “unemployment pictures,” I interspersed photos from the week, just to keep things light and optimistic. Unemployed. In a nutshell, I’m doing just fine so far. I don’t […]

3 Hill Workouts to Get Faster and Stronger

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As we move into our second phase of pre-season cross country season, hill workouts are an important part of our training. They should be a part of your plan too. Depending upon your own goals, there are several types of hill workouts that provide different benefits. Here are three workouts that should be a part […]

Running Notes: 7 Key Points for Coaching Girls

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Coaching girls is different than coaching boys. I mentioned in my last post that this year I would be coaching the girls’ cross country team. In the past, with both Alan and me coaching, it was a combined effort, with him doing the most active coaching, while I did the planning, logistics, and overseeing the […]

Cross Country, Vegan Eats and Samuel Time!

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The highlight of my week: Of course, seeing Samuel is always the highlight of the week, but there were a few other things going on. Cross Country Begins Cross country practice started on Tuesday. I’m coaching the girls team only this year, so it is a different experience than in previous years. We’re losing a […]

From the Coach: 10 Life Lessons from Running

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Today I have been preparing the paperwork to hand out to my potential cross country runners when we have our first meeting next week. It’s hard to believe that I am getting ready to coach my 14th season of high school cross country! Over the years, I have seen many young people join the team […]