Running Notes: 7 Key Points for Coaching Girls


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!


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

Life Lessons

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 […]

Monday Runday: New Feature! 5 Running Questions Answered

Monday Runday

Welcome to Monday Runday! I am happy to introduce a new feature that will appear on the last Monday of each month, “Your Running Questions Answered.” Because this is me, Monday Runday will always include some personal running updates and photos. This week, the cross country team ran at Mt. SAC Invitational, the largest meet […]