Archives: May 2011

The Weekly Retro 5:15.11

May 15th, 2011 in Articles by 2 Comments

Each week, “The Weekly Retro” presents a slice of old-timey track & field goodness via pics, playlists, and more… This week, back to the 1992/1993 school year for some old-school hip hop to keep the feet moving, courtesy of Mark Gomes’ iPod.    Souls of Mischief: 93 ‘Til Infinity – Best of da Bay Das EFX: They […]

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Mission Control: A Gomes Update

May 12th, 2011 in Articles by 3 Comments

  It’s been a while since I’ve written anything publicly. In the wake of February’s world record attempts and March’s second-place finish at the U.S. Indoor Masters Nationals, I spent much of April assessing what I could have done better. Here’s a partial breakdown: Mistake #1 – Dropping from 150lbs to 140lbs All else being […]

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Coach @’s Corner 5:11.11

May 11th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Each week Coach @’s Corner addresses a variety of topics related to high school coaching, self-coaching, and our sport at large. Have a question or something you’d like us to address? Contact us using the methods at the end of the column. I’d like to say it truly started with a great coach. However, my […]

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News of Note 5:09.11

May 10th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

LSU and Texas A&M swap national rankings heading into the college championship season. The LSU ladies are ranked #1 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s power rankings, ahead of the Texas A&M squad. On the men’s side, the situation is reversed. Tickets for next year’s U.S. Olympic Trials at the […]

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The Weekly Retro 5:08.11

May 8th, 2011 in Articles by 2 Comments

  We’ll get back to the old-skewl play lists next week. This week’s entry is a fantastic photo taken at the 2005 Big Ten Cross Country Championships. Yes, 2005 isn’t really far enough back to be “retro,” but as soon as we received this shot we felt compelled to post it. Here’s why: Wisconsin’s eighth […]

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Interview: Ken Lubin of Executive Athletes

May 5th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

Ken Lubin, from the Boston area, is an executive recruiter with ZRG Partners. He is also a kick-ass mountain biker, downhill skier, and endurance athlete that founded a very popular (and growing) group on LinkedIn for business executives who remain competitive in their sport of choice; it’s called Executive Athletes, and if you belong to LinkedIn […]

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Coach @’s Corner 5:05.11

May 5th, 2011 in Coach's Corner by 0 Comments

Each week Coach @’s Corner addresses a variety of topics related to high school coaching, self-coaching, and our sport at large. Have a question or something you’d like us to address? Contact us using the methods at the end of the column. As a high school distance coach, I’m always experimenting – tweaking old methods […]

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The Weekly Retro 5:03.11

May 3rd, 2011 in Articles by 2 Comments

 For this inaugural post of the Weekly Retro, we’ve decided to pay homage to our college graduation year with some of the 1992/1993 jams that fired us up and kept us moving through our senior seasons. This week we’ll address the alternative music genre, with other genres to follow:   Catherine Wheel: Black Metallic […]

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News of Note 5:02.11

May 2nd, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Presenting a weekly roundup of news from around our sport, with editorial commentary when necessary… USA Today released its top-performers list for high school athletes on Thursday. The boys’ steeple field is exceptionally strong this year. (The leading high schoolers would make the editors of this site look silly on our best days.) Paula Radcliffe […]

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