Race Recap of USATF Club Cross-Country Champs

This year the club championships were held in Spokane, WA. I traveled for 11+ hours on Thursday before arriving. Conquering that is its own endurance event and is always nice to get out of the way.  It was so nice to arrive at the airport and meet up with my New Balance Boston teammates. I…

State College Girls-8th at State XC Meet

I had the pleasure of spending my Halloween in Hershey, PA this year along with my girls that were running the next day in the PIAA State Meet. We arrived at the Hershey Parkview cross-country course at around 1:30 on Friday ready to jog the course and do some strides. Aside from getting the full…

Vacation Is Over

Well, Rebecca’s break is coming to an end.  She will gradually start moving in the direction of serious training this week and will be back in the grind next week.  In the past i have not been a fan of too much time off but seeing how she progressed so dramatically after her down time…

State College Girls XC Head to States

Over the weekend the girls competed at the District 6 Championships and dominated the field. Because of the win they earned a spot to the PIAA State Championships in Hershey, PA. The weather conditions were horrendous, driving rain and lots of mud. But the girls were tough as nails and got the job done. This…

US 10k Championships Recap

This past Saturday State College hosted its cross country invitational. The girls did very well, both varsity and junior varsity teams winning, and many of the girls either set season pr’s or career pr’s. I was very pleased with how well they did. Unfortunately I had to leave before the awards ceremony to catch a flight to Boston for Monday’s Tufts HealthPlan…

Race Recap of 5k Champs

The CVS Downtown 5k in Providence, Rhode Island marked my first of 3 US road championships for 2008. I was really excited for the race for a few reasons. One, because I was happy with my results last year and felt I was in much better shape than last year. I love that the race is in New…