Outdoor Track

“If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?”

Trains, planes, and automobiles has been the story of my life the past few weeks.  I had originally started this blog almost two weeks ago, only getting the chance now to actually sit down and write it entirely.  This past weekend I traveled to Mt. Sac Relays with all intentions of running in the 10k in addition to balancing my coaching responsibilities. 

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Sham wow phase

As I sit on the bus for our 14 hour bus trip down to t-town Alabama I have been thinking about my past month of training. With the exception of the race in jacksonville I have been really happy with all my workouts. While you always want to bring your best game to a US championship, I knew I wasnt quite ready to go and definitely not ready to go out at the p

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Track Season & Product Review

This weekend kicks off the start of the outdoor season.  Currently, I am on the bus on our way to the Alabama Relays with a bus full of athletes.  14 hours on a bus to a track meet may seem a bit excessive but it truly is a great way for our team to bond and come together before the final stretch of the semester.  Plus get out of the cold of Michigan this

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Flash Report: Rebecca Donaghue 7th at USATF 5k

Rebecca ran a solid race on Friday night to grab 7th in the 5k. Lauren Fleshman ran 15:28.70 to win the race. Results

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Flash Report: Ryan Sheehan 4th at USATF 10k!

Congrats Ryan on the great finish! Galen Rupp won the race for the second consecutive year. More details later. Results

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Busy weekend for Rebecca and her Army

This weekend will be a perfect illustration of Rebecca's everyday life where she straddles the roles of professional athlete and high school coach. Rebecca's Army will be in action at the PIAA Track & Field State Championships on Friday and Saturday. The 4x800m Relay (Nora Adams, Lucia Sofo, Kathryn McNaughton, and Chloe Schmidt), Chloe Schmidt, and Anne

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Rebecca’s Army has big night at District 6 meet

Chloe Schmidt (800 & 1600), Anne Balogh (3200), and the 4x800m Relay team of Schmidt, Nora Adams, Lucia Sofo, and Kathryn McNaughton used their gold medal performances to earn a trip to Shippensburg this weekend for the PIAA Track and Field State Championships. Their performances helped the team win the District 6 title for the fifth consecutive year. Also s

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Long 4 weeks

Well it has been awhile since I have been able to write anything on here. It has been a lot of traveling and racing for me the past 4 weeks. After Brutus Hamilton I traveled back to my hometown (Pittsburgh) for the UPMC Health Plan Half Marathon. I had a great time out there being able to see friends, coaches, and family out on the course cheering me. Coming

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Rebecca’s Army Rides Again at West Central Coaches

Last Friday at Mansion Park Rebecca's Army put up some impressive times as they continue to prepare for the PIAA Track and Field State Championships. Lucia Sofo, Kathryn McNaughton, Nora Adams, and Liz Novack set the tone for the day as they opened the meet with a fifth place in the 4x800m relay. Chloe Schmidt was a double winner on the day as she claimed ti

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