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Hill running

08/08/07 More

Hill running

Mick..........any good hill workouts we can use for our youth team?

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How to coach 7th and 8th gr...

08/08/07 More

How to coach 7th and 8th graders

Dear Coach Mick, Could you please make a list of how to coach a 7 and 8th grade track team from events 100m through the 3200m.I was thinking the distance runners could start out at running 2 mil...

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Ten year old male running, ...

08/07/07 More

Ten year old male running, limits

I have a ten year old son, very physically fit, has been running occassionaly for approximately two years. For about 9 months running in earnest, Runs 5-6 days a week approximately 2-3 miles. Beg...

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Starting Training 11-year-old

08/07/07 More

Starting Training 11-year-old

Please advise as to appropriate level of running workout for my almost 11-year-old son. He has been playing rec soccer since kindergarten. No real training in that from any team he has been on. ...

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800 running

08/07/07 More

800 running

I am a high school junior and my primary event is the 800. In my sophmore year, I was being told that I had the ability to run about 2:03 - 2:04. However, my best time was 2:07. In the 400, I ra...

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Burning Out

08/07/07 More

Burning Out

As a sophmore 800 runner, I raced about eight times or so during the season. towards the end of my season, I began feeling lathargic before and during races. My PR was 2:07 at OC champs, which fe...

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Staying Focussed

08/07/07 More

Staying Focussed

During races, how can I stay focussed and not use mental energy? That was a big problem last xc season, and my only 2 good races were invites where I was able to just run and not think. Last year...

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Altitude

08/07/07 More

Altitude

Hey Ryan, I've been training at altitude in Alamosa, Colorado for a several months now for the San Jose Rock and Roll half marathon which is the same day as your B-day(where I'm looking forward to ...

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Safety

08/06/07 More

Safety

Hi, I run cross country with some of my friends. We love the trails but have worried about being safe.(girls out on the trails) what advice can you give me?

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Shoe to run on the trails

08/06/07 More

Shoe to run on the trails

What kind of shoes should I get for trail running..or maybe what do I look for when I'm buying shoe. It's really confusing with so many to choose from.

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