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Iron & Fire | Albany Distance Star Sophia Nordenholz Chases Second CIF Title
After Finding And Correcting An Iron Deficiency, Albany High’s Sophia Nordenholz Could Properly Fuel Her Passion For Running — And Become One Of State’s Best Distance Runners • It’s been a long journey to the California Interscholastic Federation State Track and Field Championships for Albany High senior Sophia Nordenholz.... Read more
Runners’ Paradise | Youth Runner Camps Highlight Destination Options
Overnight And Destination Camps Should Regain Popularity This Summer, And A Series Of Running Camps In Oregon May Be Among The Most Appealing • If last summer was a soft re-opening for summer camps and clinics, 2022 appears ready to blow the doors open. With much of the pandemic... Read more
Looking for a track club in NorCal? Take a look at Coach Lee Webb and the Mission Valley TC at James Logan High School You may be thinking that you’re not good enough to be on a track club or compete. If you’re at least five years old –... Read more
California Highschooler Breaks 4min Indoors
Colin Sahlman and Lex Young, both of Newbury Park High School in California, and BYU pole vaulter Zach McWhorter turned in outstanding performances at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center during the Dr. Sander Invitational Columbia Challenge. Photos of Young and Sahlman by John Nepolitan. California high... Read more
COVER STORY: Breaking Away | Dougherty Valley Cross Country Eyes Next Big Step
After Establishing Itself As A Championship Program Within The North Coast Section, Dougherty Valley Cross Country Looks Poised To Begin Building A CIF Reputation Too • Cracking into the ranks of California’s most elite teams in cross country is not easy. Certain schools dominate year in and year out.... Read more
Concord 5000 Registration | Nov. 14, 2021
All You Need To Know About The 2021 Running Of The Concord 5000, Presented By Diablo Valley Federal Credit Union • CLICK THE FLYER TO VISIT REGISTRATION SITE Read more
Half-Mile High | John Lester Races Into National Spotlight
Despite Never Getting To Climb A CIF Podium, Pleasanton’s John Lester Graduated From Amador Valley Last Month As One Of The Nation’s Best High School 800-Meter Runners — Ever The 800-meter event is one of the toughest in track and field. To be successful requires the endurance of a... Read more
Youth Runner XC Running Review: Mid Nov., 2020
Running Review Week Ending November, 14th With the Utah State track and field meet behind us, we now shift our focus to the nationwide cross country running review. Lets dive right in. We have ten meets and a Section Championship to cover! Arizona State Meet 11-12 A meet filled... Read more
How to Manage a Track Meet Under Current Safety Guidelines
Managing a National Track & Field Meet Under Current Health & Safety Guidelines Mondo and Coach O have teamed up to provide track & field administrators useful information on how to “return-to-play” and manage a track meet under existing health and safety guidelines as a result of the coronavirus... Read more
Pre-Run Stretch Get You Ready To Run
Countdown to the Youth Runner Camp – Four Min Pre-Run Stretch from Matt Walsh Pre-run workouts get you properly prepared for a good run. While waiting for running camps and competition, or just going out for a good bit of exercise, try these pre-run stretches. Physical Therapist Matt Walsh... Read more
’19-’20 Bay Area 75 Rankings, Part 3 | Nos. 25-1
SportStars Magazine Counts Down The Bay Area’s Top 75 Athletes From 2019-20 In Its Eighth Annual Bay Area 75 Rankings • Welcome to our eighth annual Bay Area 75 rankings — SportStars’ countdown of the top 75 Bay Area athletes from the 2019-20 school year. Obviously, the 2019-20 season... Read more
’19-’20 Bay Area 75 Rankings, Part 2 | Nos. 50-26
SportStars Magazine Counts Down The Bay Area’s Top 75 Athletes From 2019-20 In Its Eighth Annual Bay Area 75 Rankings • Welcome to our eighth annual Bay Area 75 rankings — SportStars’ countdown of the top 75 Bay Area athletes from the 2019-20 school year. Obviously, the 2019-20 season... Read more