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 […]

Weekly Reader: Wisdom from the Web

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Have you ever read a great book, seen an inspiring movie, or heard a great joke, and thought, “I’ve got to share that!” Of course you have! Here are a few things from my Reader in the last week (or two) that inspired and motivated me, made me happy, sad, and angry, made my stomach […]