West Coast Trip

Rebecca and Artie are on the west coast as they gear up for the Brutus Hamilton and Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitationals. At Brutus Hamilton, Rebecca will race the 3k in the New York Road Runners Distance Carnival on Friday evening. Then on May 1 she will defend her title in the Kim McDonald Memorial 10k…

Nittany Spiked Shoe Wins A Wheel!

Team Nittany Spiked Shoe had a highly successful day at the Penn Relays Distance Classic 20k. The Coach Groves led squad made many trips to the podium after a hard-fought race. Artie Gilkes finished in third place to lead the charge as Patrick Murphy (seventh) and Dave Moore (tenth) rounded out the scoring to secure…

A very busy weekend in Boston

A few weeks ago Artie and Rebecca headed to Boston for a few reasons, Rebecca needed a final tune-up race before the 2009 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, to visit family and friends, and attend Rebecca’s induction into the inaugural class of the Nashoba Regional High School Hall of Fame. Rebecca would win the…

A very busy weekend in Boston

A few weeks ago Artie and Rebecca headed to Boston for a few reasons, Rebecca needed a final tune-up race before the 2009 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, to visit family and friends,  and attend Rebecca’s induction into the inaugural class of the Nashoba Regional High School Hall of Fame. Rebecca would win the…

Fresh Legs

Rebecca talks about coaching at State College High School and the local youth team, Nittany Track and Field. She also discusses her high school coach and how his concepts established the foundation for her to have a successful career. And lastly she talks about her current coach, Artie Gilkes, and what he means to her…