Cross Country

Krush Distance Camp Registration Deadline Extended!

We have extended the registration deadline to July 31 to fill out our remaining few spots at Camp Soles in Rockwood, PA. Join your teammates and make new friends from August 7-12 while you have fun and get ready to be your best for the 2016 XC season! NEW THIS YEAR - TEAM DISCOUNT: Invite your teammates - school teams of five or more athletes will rec

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2016 Krush Distance Camp Registration is Open!

  Registration is now open for the 2016 Krush Distance Camp! The camp will run from August 7-12 at Camp Soles in Rockwood, PA. This year, we will be lodged in the Senior Village for the camp. NEW THIS YEAR - TEAM DISCOUNT: Invite your teammates - school teams of five or more athletes will receive a reduced rate of $570 per camper! Read

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Krush Distance Camp Update

We are still finalizing the dates for the 2016 Krush Distance Camp, but we will share those soon. Add your name to the mailing list to stay up to date. Here's a quick update on how Krush Campers performed this XC season. Members of the State College girls XC team who attended helped lead their team to invitational wins at Harry Groves Spiked Shoe, BIg

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Olympian Brian Sell to attend Krush Distance Camp

Olympian Brian Sell headlines power-packed week of speakers at the Krush Distance Camp Presenters for the week include: Nicole Dann, Registered Dietitian, Professor of Nutrition, IUP, and Assistant Coach, Distance/XC, Marion Center HS Taryn Sheehan, Assistant Coach, Distance/XC, University of Louisville Tami Gingrow, Yoga Instructor, Body in Balance H

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Krush Distance Camp

On behalf of the Krush Program, Jayson and Lesley Jackson, Artie Gilkes, Rebecca Donaghue and myself (Nick Scarpello) we would like to say thank you to to everyone for helping make the upcoming Krush Distance Camp possible! We will officially be meeting in the mornings at Circleville Park in State College on July 21 - July 25. Please visit krushprogram.co

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Sport for Girls at the Collegiate Level #NGWSD

Well this is my second attempt at this blog as I wrote quite an insightful first blog only to have it crash on my iPad before it saved. So I apologize if this isn't as insightful as I had originally done the first time. Sport has had a huge impact on my life as a girl. This is pretty apparent as a cross country and track coach at the University of Louisvil

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Life Changes and Moves

This blog has been a long time coming and took me a bit longer to get too than I expected.  But life has been full of unexpected events in the past few months.  As of July 1st I was officially named to the University of Louisville cross country/track & field coaching staff.  While, I am sad to leave an amazing group of women at Western Michigan, I am

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Rally for Girls’ Sports Day

Sports have shaped almost every aspect of my life.   I grew up in a household with four brothers, and sport was an inevitable part of my daily activities.  Summers were spent running amuck with my brothers, cousins, and neighborhood kids.  There was never a short supply of players for dodge ball, basketball, roller hockey, or tackle football teams.  Eve

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Cross Country

This past weekend before Thanksgiving I got to relive the past. I got to go back and watch the Mideast Meet of Champions for cross-country 10 years after I had ran in the 2000 edition. It was weird showing up to the course 10 years later still knowing where the mile mark is and where the course goes. This meet is for the top 10 seniors from each state in the

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Buy what you are selling

As the cross country season wraps up for our women's team at Western Michigan University, I have had some time this past week to reflect on the accomplishments of our distance program over the past year.  Last fall we finished tenth at the Mid American Conference Championships out of twelve teams.  At the Great Lakes Regionals we had a slight improvement u

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