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What is a good warm up for ...

08/23/18 More

What is a good warm up for a middle scho...

What is a good warm up for a middle school runner to do before a cross country race?   That's a great question!  Recently at the Youth Runner Elite Middle School camp we spent some time...

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Hi! We run together as a fa...

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Hi! We run together as a family and have...

Hi! I have 4 kids, Emma aged 8 (girl), Matt aged 6 (boy), Dany aged 4 (boy) and Sara aged 3 (girl). After reading “The Youth and Teen Running Encyclopedia”, I decided that all family ...

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My daughter is a 6-year old...

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My daughter is a 6-year old sprinter

Hi Coach Mick, Just want to start off with a big thank you because I brought and read your book "The Youth and Teen Running Encyclopedia". And since then, It had changed my running routine with my...

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Hi, My daugher is an excell...

10/14/17 More

Hi, My daugher is an excellent runner...

Hi, My daughter is an excellent runner who normally finishes 2nd in her races. This year, she would really like to win. She is in 7th grade and does xc at her school. The problem is, is that her s...

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Im a high school female runner

07/14/17 More

Im a high school female runner

Im a highschool female runner and I am looking to imporve my 5k PR of 18:47 and go sub 18. I was wondering if you have any advice on the type of training and mileage I should do so that I can reach...

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Hi I have a 14-year old dau...

07/14/17 More

Hi I have a 14-year old daughter that

Hi I have a 14 year old daughter that recently had to take 7 months off track and cross country she has I.T band syndrome and hip displaisia. She has recently been cleared to start training for he...

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Do you ...

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Do you ...

Do you have any suggested techniques for cleaning/lubing the actual track pin?

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My son is a 13 year old 8th...

03/13/17 More

My son is a 13 year old 8th grader who w...

My son is a 13 year old 8th grader who will be running cross country in the fall at his high school. As he plays baseball in the spring, he is not running track but is still running 20 miles/week....

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My son is a 5:20 miler

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My son is a 5:20 miler

Hi, my son will be going into high school next year and he is very motivated to run. He has been doing consistent aerobic mileage for the past several months and he has been running since off and o...

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My son runs the 1500 and 800

07/02/16 More

My son runs the 1500 and 800

My son runs the 1500 (pr of 5:46) and 800 (pr of 2:59) on an AAU track team that is coached by a sprinter. Having now read your book I am taking a more active role in the team trying to coach the ...

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