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11 days ago The Man
@Billjenkins42 You're welcome, Bill. One of the best things about this sport is the way our runn...
23 days ago The impact of GPS watches on race performance?
[quote=multijumps]@ CoachBoza Any athlete who does not give a 100% effort in a race should not...
28 days ago The impact of GPS watches on race performance?
@Aholmes80 HaHa. Good point, Andy. I remember, before the crackdown on these watches, this board ...
28 days ago The impact of GPS watches on race performance?
@jdpsu I agree about it being a distraction in a race of any consequence. A runner is better serv...
29 days ago The impact of GPS watches on race performance?
What do you think the impact will be of GPS watches on race performance now that they are being a...
1 month ago FACA Cross Country Clinic, June 27-29
@southforkrunning coachboza@gmail.com
3 months ago Valedictorian Runners-2019
@jdpsu It's an obvious and interesting correlation for sure, and I think it's reciprocal. It's n...
4 months ago Best Long Distance Runners in 2000's-From Deak to Hicks
@jdpsu Andy's freshman year, both he and Jeff See broke the Indoor Freshman Mile record at Nike I...
4 months ago Best Long Distance Runners in 2000's-From Deak to Hicks
@jdpsu Andy Biladeau 2001 - 2004 with state titles in xc and track
5 months ago Tampa bay area Distance carnival May 10 or May 11
@paul a opitz The University of Tampa is hosting a Distance Carnival on Saturday evening, May 11....
5 months ago Ernie Chatman 5K
@Coach_Skipper This makes me so happy. This race is where I first got to know Ernie Chatman. E...
7 months ago New XC Classifications!
@crobertson33 January 2019 Fall Sport Classifications and Districts Released (BO...
7 months ago We want TODD GRASLEY back!
I am also tired of seeing "stories" on the front page that are nothing more than lists I can gene...
9 months ago FHSAA Reclassification 2019
@southforkrunning I'm with you all the way up to the last item. Love the larger, more meaningful ...
10 months ago 3AR3 at The Farm
Agreed. Well done Dusty.
10 months ago Short courses?
@bnoel Say what you like about me, Sir, but never disparage my wheel! I am known around here as t...
10 months ago Rules question for all of you knowledgeable coaches
@coachbutler Doug, I don't think it's very clear in this case. It doesn't specifically address th...
11 months ago Largo's Legendary Cross Country Coach Brent Haley Has A New Book Out!
Got the book last week and I can't put it down. I've been carrying with me all over in case I hav...
1 year ago 4a region 2 what time and why the farm?
@HMTDusty Thanks for hosting. Just wondering if you considered having 4A run before 3A to match t...
1 year ago Head Boys Track Coach position available at Plant H.S., Tampa
Still searching...
1 year ago State Meet 3200
@edwardjthompson I don't know what you mean by "permitted to grow more." I see how they will get ...
1 year ago State Meet 3200
@edwardjthompson Are there any other states currently using a classification system similar to wh...
1 year ago State Meet 3200
I agree with Coach Altimari. Even if you do consider using factors other than school size to crea...
1 year ago Head Boys Track Coach position available at Plant H.S., Tampa
We are looking for a head boys track coach at Plant H.S. in Tampa. The job is attached to a teach...
2 years ago Cross Country Adjustments
1. Combine the 16 districts into 8 districts. We have too many small districts and it takes twice...
2 years ago Chiles: Speculating from afar: Part 2
@Doboy You took the words right out of my keyboard. There are many individuals who could be succe...
2 years ago Chiles: Speculating from afar: Part 2
@fortmccoyk899 The one part of this way of looking at winter that I completely agree with is that...
2 years ago Chiles: Speculating from afar: Part 2
@fortmccoyk899 If we could adequately research this, I'm confident we'd find a VERY strong positi...
2 years ago Coaching Distance help.
@fortmccoyk899 Coach Chapman was a special man. If you did not have the good fortune to know him,...
2 years ago Coaching Distance help.
I've been away from coaching cross country for four years and one thing I notice is how much less...
2 years ago XC Team Standings
Seems to be working for me now. Thanks.
2 years ago XC Team Standings
Just tried the link Mike H. posted on my home laptop. Underneath "File not found" it says "No spe...
2 years ago XC Team Standings
To clarify, it's not that I don't see the link, it's that the page does not open and I get this e...
2 years ago XC Team Standings
Just clicked on this link and got the "file not found" message.
2 years ago XC Team Standings
I'm having the same problem, but not on all computers. On my classroom desktop the XC Team rankin...
2 years ago Coaches - Most Impressive Workout you have ever had an athlete do?
"The Bear" given to me by the great Brent Haley of the Legendary Largo program (10 state champion...
2 years ago Rogers Park Invitational 9/28 is now Davis Island Invitational
We have changed the name of our meet on 9/28 to the Davis Island Invitational as a result of a ve...
2 years ago I miss the FACA Rankings
@CoachRaposo I thought about getting back into coaching last year, but then I thought, "What's th...
7 years ago Mike Boza!
Wow. Plenty of kind words from some very special people. All I can say is that the feelings are m...
7 years ago Article Comment: Longtime Prep Journalist Bill Ward Retires from the Tampa Trib
Bill was absolutely the hardest working sports journalist in Tampa Bay and nobody has a bigger he...
7 years ago Fitter = Smarter - good reading
Althgough a few of my coach/friends and I may be exceptions... http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/201...
7 years ago Interesting Read
Just read this article from the NYT that discusses the way so many people freak out when they hea...
7 years ago State Meet Going Forward
Bob - The state of Florida is blessed to have such great folks up in Tallahassee willing to go th...
7 years ago Coach Boza book signing at the Running Center!!!
Heather, Thank you very much for promoting our event on Saturday at the Running Center. One thing...
7 years ago Hillsborough County XC Championship Meet 2012
Yes. It is a morning race. Hillsborough County schools are out that day. It's going to be great t...
7 years ago You know you're a meet director if...
...if you've gotten crap from Raposo about the length of your course.
7 years ago Seffner Christian Invitational
Andy, Thanks for doing such a great job hosting another quality meet. Well done.
7 years ago Is having runners from 7th-12th grade more or less of an advantage than having a larger school?
I give a slight advantage to having middle school in the same building. Given that you only need ...
7 years ago time schedule for the state meet?
As someone who was argued vigorously to keep the earlier starting times, I can honestly say that,...
7 years ago Any word on the schools/groups that put in to host the State XC Meet? Deadline was last Friday
@IslandwideRunner Any team that spends 95% of their time on asphalt either has no choice or d...