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5A Scouting Reports: St Paul's Girls Tim Loreman Aug 5, 2017

The St Paul's Girls are a traditional 5A powerhouse and 2017 is no different.  We spoke with Coach Tate to find out how his squad looked this year.  Turns out he returns his entire top 5 from last season.

Letter to Himself: Trey Cunningham Tim Loreman Aug 2, 2017

I asked Trey Cunningham to write a letter to "freshmen Trey Cunningham" and what I received from him is the perfect reflection on an amazing high school career.  You won't want to miss this.

What Are Tempo Runs? Nico Composto Aug 1, 2017

Tempo runs, also called threshold runs, should be a staple for runners of every distance from the 1500m to the marathon. Here are the basics you need to know about tempo runs.

Coaching Distance Runners: Understand and Adapt Michael Zelwak Jul 12, 2017

Every runner is different.  Coaches who understand this and adapt are usually more successful.  The physiological demands of distance running have not changed, but how coaches approach training their teams to meet those demands varies year by year depending on the needs of the athletes.