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5 years ago Newfound Invitational 2015
Can you please tell me who is (and what is the contact information for) the meet director. I woul...
5 years ago 23rd Annual Woods Trail Run 2015
There are two dates listed for this meet, October 3rd (a Saturday), and October 4th (a Sunday). W...
5 years ago Woods Trail Run 2015
What is the meet schedule, and could you please provide a link to the meet director?
5 years ago Newfound Invitational 2015
What is the meet schedule, and could you please provide a link to the meet director?
5 years ago Bobcat Invitational 2015
What is the meet schedule, and could you please provide a link to the meet director?
5 years ago Gilford Early Bird Invitational 2015
What is the meet schedule, and could you please provide a link to the meet director?
5 years ago Manchester Invitational 2015
What is the meet's schedule, and can you please provide a link to its meet director?
5 years ago NVAC Mountain Division Race 2015
What is the meet's schedule, and can you please add a link to its meet director.
5 years ago Essex HS Track and Field Invitational 2015
No results, no photos, no story. It is almost as if this meet never occurred. That is an unforget...
6 years ago Article Comment: BREAKING NEWS: Kaylin Whitney Turns Pro On 17th Birhday
Happy Birthday Nike?
6 years ago Article Comment: What's Changed? Track & Field Rules For 2015
Obviously, the NFHS Rules Committee agrees with you. As far as Florida goes, I'm with them. Here ...
6 years ago Article Comment: Kaylin Whitney may withdraw from school, train with pros, says coach
It may seem exciting when everyone pumps you up and says "You can be the greatest, and you can ge...
6 years ago Article Comment: Kaylin Whitney may withdraw from school, train with pros, says coach
My kids were home schooled and ran with their high school team. I can't see the difference betwee...
6 years ago Manchester Invitational 2014
What are the particulars of this meet (location, time, course description, etc.)?
6 years ago NHIAA Meet of Champions 2014
I had hoped to cover this meet for MileSplit, as I did the Essex Invitational. (See story and pho...
7 years ago Article Comment: JV Team Rankings: The Next In Line
Although I have, in the past, looked at JVs as an indicator of (future) varsity strength, I don't...
7 years ago Article Comment: What Makes Great Runners Great?
What makes a runner great? Success of course. If you lined up the "all time greats" in any sport,...
7 years ago DeLand Invitational XC Meet 2013
I see you moved the meet to August 31st, but did you also make it a 4K? (It should definitely be ...
7 years ago Article Comment: Doubling Up: Sue O'Malley Succeeds With Multiple Race Weekends
Maturity brings with it a certain sense of self-awareness and overall confidence. As an adult, mo...
8 years ago What should happen to the 2013 Florida State XC Meet?
Are we actually saying that the realization of this conflict just came up, and that attending sch...
8 years ago Article Comment: Ralph's Recap: East Coast Classic
Oops. Yeah, I know; there's Tillman all smiles in a singlet with "Bobcat" emblazoned on it fro...
8 years ago Article Comment: Taking Pictures
Dear Smykwb, The bizarre thing is that mine, at least, have pretty much all been donated (fre...
8 years ago Article Comment: Raposo Rant: Coaching Headaches & Course Measurement
Ryan, Exemplary effort here; a thorough, visceral, and well-supported editorial. Keep writing!...
8 years ago Article Comment: Seven Deadly Decisions
The ironic thing is that, in this case this didn't appear to be a case of dehydration; it was str...
8 years ago Article Comment: Seven Deadly Decisions
Hats would only make you hotter and heat is the enemy. The all-important factor is how to effecti...
8 years ago Article Comment: Seven Deadly Decisions
We've all either been there, or been close. We need to apply our negative experiences towards pre...
8 years ago Article Comment: Seven Deadly Decisions
We've all either been there, or been close. We need to apply our negative experiences towards pre...
9 years ago Any word on the schools/groups that put in to host the State XC Meet? Deadline was last Friday
If you want something bad enough, you'll work to see it done. In the locations that I've seen "gr...
9 years ago Any word on the schools/groups that put in to host the State XC Meet? Deadline was last Friday
It is heartening to see the outpouring of interest in doing the State Meet right. While that enth...
9 years ago Any word on the schools/groups that put in to host the State XC Meet? Deadline was last Friday
David, Actually, how much different would it be to run a 5K on asphalt? Most of Florida's cros...
9 years ago Any word on the schools/groups that put in to host the State XC Meet? Deadline was last Friday
David, Actually, how much different would it be to run a 5K on asphalt? Most of Florida's cros...
9 years ago Any word on the schools/groups that put in to host the State XC Meet? Deadline was last Friday
Coaches, Sorry for the premature interjection. (To continue) ...is intersected by service r...
9 years ago Any word on the schools/groups that put in to host the State XC Meet? Deadline was last Friday
Coaches, Yes, I did indeed intend to take a humorous "track." (Todd Grasely, who has also been...
9 years ago Article Comment: Seminole Athletic Conference Championship On-Site Coverage
I wish more conferences did this. It's kind of a "last hurrah," not only for the athletes, but al...
9 years ago Article Comment: Seminole Athletic Conference Championship On-Site Coverage
I wish more conferences did this. It's kind of a "last hurrah," not only for the athletes, but al...
9 years ago Article Comment: Ralph's Recap: Five Star Conference Championship
Joe, You might be interested to know that a number of people at the meet did take exception to t...
9 years ago Article Comment: Ralph's Recap: DeLtona Invitational
BP, You do realize that the origin of "Miami" refers to a group of Native Americans that lived...
9 years ago Article Comment: Behind the Curtain: Interview with Jason Byrne
It is of my opinion that this website, flrunners.com, is the best running-related website in Amer...
9 years ago Article Comment: Ankli, Teixeira Win at 4A District 2
You're right! My brain must have gotten ahead of my fingers, resulting in a typo. Although, I mig...
9 years ago Warning: Can of worms to be opened = Little Everglades Course Short?
I don't think this conversation would be happening, yet again, if it was truly believed that th...
9 years ago Article Comment: From Ralph’s Book of Lists
Sooo, what you're alluding to is an inflatable kayak--swamp buggies won't fit in the black bag in...
9 years ago Article Comment: In Her Own Words: Olivia Ortiz
Izzat a Ralphoto?
9 years ago Article Comment: Embry-Riddle ASICS Summary
Sooo, could David get in contact with me? I'm just getting to the JV part of my story: Ralphoto@a...
9 years ago Article Comment: Embry-Riddle ASICS Summary
Matanzas coaches, are you out there reading this summary? Help me identify your first JVB's finis...
9 years ago Article Comment: FLR12 Day 2: The Runners are Coming, the Runners are Coming!
The best way to support Middle School running is to have Middle School running. Some of the kids ...
9 years ago Article Comment: Transition To College Running
How underinformative! One thing you can always expect from a national running magazine, is as lit...
9 years ago Article Comment: FSU Cross Country Invitational Draws A Huge Field
What could be gained by running the FSU and UF meets on the same weekend?
10 years ago Article Comment: Ralph's Musings: 3A Region 3 Championships
Kala, Thank you. In attending the meet, I was visiting an area of the state, far from home, wher...
10 years ago Article Comment: Delray Atlantic Alum Sean Jefferson Wins Mercedes Benz 5K
This happens all the time. An athlete I knew once got a huge lead in a marathon because he made i...
10 years ago Article Comment: Last Chance!
As a rule, I try to avoid speculation. Competition is not as simple as connecting the dots, and t...