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’19-’20 Bay Area 75 Rankings, Part 1 | Nos. 75-51
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
Spring Training Home Running Workout
Part of SportStars #NeverStop campaign, and #StayStrong @home spring training series. Here’s a good schedule of activities for the runner in the household. A good spring training home running workout schedule from the Youth Runner Spring Training from Home Series… Hope everyone is doing well. We’re giving you a... Read more
Keep Moving, Running Reflections on 15 Years of Miles and Trials
Running is about heart, resiliency, and a willingness to overcome adversity and keep moving. Another agonizing workout on the track. Ten half-mile repeats. One more to go, but it feels like I’ve done a thousand. Will they ever end? As I lie on the ground gasping for air, my... Read more
Workouts for Spring Training
Workouts for Spring Training: What is Light Running? We’ve had some setbacks with our running this spring training and off-season training came early. Maybe you can’t leave your home. That doesn’t mean you have to lose your focus or your fitness. If you are not communicating with a coach right... Read more
How to Keep Fuel in Your Tank to Perform At Your Best!
Keeping Fuel in Your Tank. Learn how to fuel to perform at your best!  “Coach Sarah said that this was my year to be the leader on the cross-country team!” Reese exclaims. “And if I just gave it my all, we’d be the first girls’ team at our high... Read more
Nico Young Gatorade XC Boy Athlete of the Year
Nico Young 2019-20 Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year In the lead during the 2019 Nike Cross Nationals, Nico Young – Newbury Park High School senior raced to the national championship this past season, breaking the tape at the Nike Cross Nationals Final with a course-record.... Read more
Foot Locker 2019 Race Reflections
This month’s Foot Locker Race Championships had so much to offer, that it’s hard to know where to begin with to review. There really is so much that this year offered and it transcends what one might call the norm of racing. Each race in this sport is different... Read more

With little time between races, there was no clear favorite with the guys following a sterling girls race in the 2019 Foot Locker Nationals.

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Good Eats: Sports Diet and Exercise
Determining meals before and after exercise Before or after exercising, think twice about what you put in your body. Depending on your workout and intensity level, different exercises require varying methods of refueling. Roberta Anding, registered dietitian, sports dietitian and assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of... Read more
Matt Strangio, Jesuit Cross Country CIF Champion
Sac-Joaquin’s Matt Strangio Kicks to 2nd Cross Country CIF Championship Win Matt Strangio, Jesuit-Carmichael Cross Country CIF Champion blazed through Fresno’s Woodward Park course in a time of 14 minutes and 44 seconds on Nov. 30. It was 16 full seconds faster than the next closest finisher and delivered... Read more
Dede Salcedo Quickly Becoming One of The Top Warriors
McFarland’s Dede Salcedo is now a freshman at Stanislaus State For someone with a vocal cord dysfunction, Dede Salcedo is pretty talkative. She likes talking about running, of course. And her new life at Stanislaus State, about her hometown, and Kevin Costner. Her upbeat personality has been the talk... Read more
Riley Chamberlain: Del Oro Cross Country’s Rabbit Whisperer
A Dominant State Champion Cross Country Runner As A Freshman A Year Ago, Del Oro’s Riley Chamberlain Isn’t Shy About Her Olympic Aspirations • She prefers to train in a chatty group. But in competition, Riley Chamberlain has only the trail and her thoughts for company. “I will think... Read more