Important Dates for you to start making proper plans…….

May 18

  It all begins with the Sign Up Meeting on Thursday, June 13th in Mr Cocucci’s classroom at dismissal. Please be prepared to stay for a meeting. This is not just a put your name on the paper and leave. There is much to review and discuss. I would suggest you be prepared to stay for at least 30 minutes. Moving forward………. Thursday July 11th...

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It getting close to that time of the year that you begin thinking about………….

May 10

RUNNING SHOES   A quality pair of running shoes ( HIGHLY SUGGESTED –  two pairs) are the only piece of equipment that you are responsible for. Make sure your decision in running shoes is a very good one. Don’t pick a pair of shoes because they look stylish or they are on sale. It has to be a solid shoe, well padded inside, good sole and heel, and it must fit...

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Let the recruitment begin ……..

Apr 07

  XC ALERT: Time to be seeking out new team members: look for athletes in other sports needing fall off-season training such as wrestling, basketball, & swimming. Talk to your track teammates during this outdoor season. You do not have to be a distance runner to be on XC. Sprinters can gain a tremendous of strength and endurance training from this as well. AND-...

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A Day of Distance – Villanova University

Mar 16

   I attended “A Day of Distance” coaching clinic on Friday, March 15th at Villanova University. It was my honor to speak to and get a picture with keynote speaker Dave Wottle. He was the 880 Gold medal winner at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany (RACE VIDEO).   Wottle was the world record holder in the 880 as well as a world ranked miler (1972...

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Meet our new 2019 SHS Cross Country Captains……..

Jan 11

Congratulations to our 2019 Captains – Grace Bowers, Carmelina Sanci, Mo Alobaidi, and Sebastian Flood. I am certain that they will provide valuable leadership and help us continue our proud tradition. Good Luck !  ...

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Thinking out loud……

Jan 05

These are quotes and thoughts from various cross-country articles I was reading. I am just taking these these thoughts and throwing them out there to you. If you have any higher expectations, then you have to make the decision not to be just another high school cross-country team. “In a lot of sports you can kind of coast by on natural talent. If you just naturally...

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