3offthecharts

Birmingham, AL

About Me

Parent of a HS middle distance runner, specializing in the 400/800m.

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4 years ago Indoor State Qualifying Times-800m Boys?
Am I reading the Sports Book correctly? Indoor track shows 6A/7A qualifying for boys as 2:20 w...
5 years ago Athletes can no longer be searched on Alabama Runners?
Why can athletes no longer be searched? I type in names of my own two and other runners, says "no...
5 years ago AHSAA State Indoor 1A-7A Championship 2016-6A & 7A 400m Qualifying Times
[quote=loremtr]updating the performance list now.[/quote] @loremtr Thanks.
5 years ago AHSAA State Indoor 1A-7A Championship 2016-6A & 7A 400m Qualifying Times
There are athletes on the heat sheets who do not meet the Qualifying Standards for 6A (1) and 7A ...
5 years ago Holiday Invitational 2015
None of the videos are up yet. The meet didn't end until 8:00 pm.
6 years ago Large XC team advice needed
Coach-you may get good answers from Coach Echols at Mtn Brook HS and Coach Abercrombie at MBJH. T...
6 years ago Announcing "results" before 400 ladies complete?
@hornetrunners Way. However, when they announced boys' 400 "winners" a few mins later, it wa...
6 years ago Announcing "results" before 400 ladies complete?
That was seriously discouraging, to announce 400 results while a slower heat on the track and a f...
6 years ago Pink elephant in the room - enjoy
The protest was on the local news and on their FB page. It was scheduled for noon at Five Points ...
6 years ago Article Comment: Watch Last Chance Invite at CrossPlex LIVE!
Loved the video feed. For those of us who are local, it was nice to be able to watch teammates fr...
6 years ago Number of Teams @ Last Chance Meet
@loremtr Can we get the athletes out of sections 3 and 4?.......Adult spectators have nowhere to ...
6 years ago How is it legal?
@dhind Don't they also have to have the permission of the HS coach and principal? That used to be...
6 years ago Indoor Seed Times
I appreciate Tim's explanation, but coach override is a dicey subject for an athlete. Some coache...
6 years ago Indoor Seed Times
There is supposed to BE a rule in place. They have done something with mid distance and distance ...
6 years ago Holiday Invitational 2014
@runboyrun Most run 400/800 or 800/1600. Those who run all 3 like having a better chance at a dec...
7 years ago Will UAB add men's XC and Track to stay D1
One can only hope. I would kill to see UAB add men's track and XC back to their roster.
7 years ago Article Comment: Road to State: When Good Teams Get Left Out At State
It's even more bogus on the boys' side of the coin. 7A-Oak Mtn and Vestavia didn't qualify out of...
7 years ago freshman
Yes, it does................ http://al.milesplit.com/rankings/2014/cc/hs/m/5000m?co=2018
7 years ago Article Comment: The Top Girls of Chickasaw Trails
Missed one. Catherine Bunch at VHHS turned in an 18:55 on this course during last year's state me...
7 years ago Article Comment: INSIDER ACCESS: Head of the Class of 2017 - Girls
Where are the Vestavia girls? Good times turned in at Berry College Clara Bowl on Saturday.
7 years ago Berry College Clara Bowl Invitational 2014
2nd boys was Auburn HS, Auburn, AL 3rd boys was North Hall HS, Gainesville, GA
7 years ago Dual Sport Runners
I have a 7A runner who plays club soccer. Our soccer club manager works our schedule around XC, a...
7 years ago Berry College Clara Bowl Invitational 2014
How long does it take them to put results on their department page? Last year I swear they were u...
7 years ago Article Comment: 2014 XC Sectional Site Announced
Rule hasn't changed. See AHSAA Fall 2014 Sports Book p 97 et seq. [i][i]98 Cross Country Se...
7 years ago I have 4x4 and 4x8 teams who want to run in events year round. Are there club leagues events?
USATF has Alabama Junior Olympics with both a 4x4 and 4x8 on June 14. Can't be mixed ages, though...
7 years ago what is the rule on taunting? why the DQ in 5A Boys 800?
@leftcoastrunner He was,in the 1600m. Besides kicking the rail, he ranted what sounded like an ex...
7 years ago what is the rule on taunting? why the DQ in 5A Boys 800?
This is what the rule says: SECTION 6 DISQUALIFICATION ART. 1 . . . Unsporting conduct is beha...
7 years ago Alabama Elite standards?
@markkazdad I've never been able to get that to load, even with a subscription. HTH!
7 years ago Samford Over the Mountain Challenge 2014
Thanks, Rod. I knew that about the water itself, hence my reference above to resectioning the tra...
7 years ago Samford Over the Mountain Challenge 2014
Basically it's the addition of the water jump/fence(which isn't truly fixed at Samford, it is mov...
7 years ago Samford Over the Mountain Challenge 2014
Here is the link for the all time rankings for SC (if you have insider account) http://al.mile...
7 years ago Article Comment: Alabama at NBIN: How we Did as a State
A few more............ Girls 1 mile Emerging Elite Finals H2 Rachael Reddy 5:04:12- 4th OA H2 ...
7 years ago Article Comment: Alabama at NBIN: How we Did as a State
Missed a win... Girls 60m Freshman Finals H1 Jayla Kirkland 7.52-1st-Meet Record Girls 60m Fre...
7 years ago State Rankins
Tim doesn't control that, Milesplit does. They are some greedy people. I had a $4.99/month subscr...
7 years ago Article Comment: Vote for the Best Performance of Last Week!
I thought the freshman from Woodlawn was named Jayla, not Jakayla?
7 years ago Article Comment: On Flotrack Today: Gabe Grunewald disqualified in 3000m
There is no way she tripped Hasay..........the men's 1500 was much chippier and no one was DQ'ed ...
7 years ago Which State Record Will Last the Longest?
Boys; 200m, 3200 and 2mi, Triple Jump and 4x800. Just not anything realistically coming up that c...
7 years ago Do you think the longer high school hurdles distance should be 300 or 400 meters?
400. The 300 is fine for MS athletes, but if they are going to hurdle in HS and help their colleg...
7 years ago Article Comment: Over-Seeding: Just Part of the Game, or Plague on our Sport?
The version I hate the most is re-seeded distance race over-seeding. It occurs when coaches routi...
7 years ago Article Comment: New NFHS Rules for Track & Field
With the change in undergarments, I will assume that relay members' undergarments still have to m...
7 years ago 6a 1600 girls
I agree. Only boys running here but I was absolutely riveted by these ladies. Those three were ru...
7 years ago How are you feeling about the new reclassification and alignment?
@leftcoastrunner After looking at the heat sheets for Indoor State, I wish I could storm the ASHA...
7 years ago Did Individual Rankings just go away?
@GrinerJr I looked at them not logged in and could see them fine for Alabama. I logged in to resp...
7 years ago State Meet Still On?
Craziness. It may thaw out by Friday, but right now it's pretty ridiculous to try to drive in or ...
7 years ago Minimum standards for state meet
This article and the discussion below it may help you. http://al.milesplit.com/articles/11862...
7 years ago Last Chance Invitational 2014- START TIME
It's not optimal, granted, for all teenagers. However, my son set a PR in the 800 racing at 9:...
7 years ago How are you feeling about the new reclassification and alignment?
@leftcoastrunner Thank you for saying that. One of my crew is an 800 specialist in track. On ...
7 years ago How are you feeling about the new reclassification and alignment?
Not happy at all about 7A/Section 3. Now you have the 5 former 6A XC powerhouses from the metro a...
7 years ago Article Comment: AHSAA Announces Reclassification
And Section 3 just got even tougher for XC, dragging Mtn Brook and Hewitt back in there with Vest...
7 years ago Last Chance Invitational 2014
Coach Hinds will usually let the 2 fastest heats of the 800 go out with 16 or so. The 1600 is the...