Monthly Archives: August 2014

Summer Training for Middle School Cross Country

Summer training is an opportunity to rebuild the aerobic base so important for distance runners and to prepare for cross country. After a long outdoor track season, and with the focus during the competition season on lower volume and higher intensity training, the aerobic base is depleted and needs to be rebuilt to sustain the […]

Look back on 2014 Outdoor Track Season

Reflecting on long season – standing at 800m start of WCC Conference Championships As we embark on the 2014 Fall Cross Country season, I thought I would write a short, long-overdue retrospective of my younger son’s 2014 Middle School Outdoor Track season. He started off the track season with two huge PRs (read here and […]