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Passing the baton

06/21/08 More

Passing the baton

Dear Mick and John Question: I'm teaching my girls the proper way to run a relay 4x100. Which pass works the best for them. I'm trying to eliminate them from bunching or running into each other at...

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Training for 9 year old

06/21/08 More

Training for 9 year old

I'm wanting to know what is a good training program for my 9 year-old son who runs for the local track team. He competes in the 400M, 800M, and 1500M races. He is very good condition for the most p...

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Race

06/20/08 More

Race

How do you pace yourself in long races like half marathons and marathons? How do you prepare for one?

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Training kids hard or not?

06/18/08 More

Training kids hard or not?

I am a youth track coach. We train three times a week in the summer. The kids range in age from 9yrs to 14yrs old. The problem is that some of the parents feel the kids should train more at a young...

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Training

06/17/08 More

Training

I recently coached a Girls on the Run program. One of the participants is very serious about running and wants to join the track team or x-country next year. She'll be a 7th grader. She's very dedi...

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Half Marathon + Marathon

06/17/08 More

Half Marathon + Marathon

Hi, I was wondering if at age 18 doing a half marathon or marathon would too much or I should wait until after college? I really love running and I do a lot of mileage and I want to try and see how...

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Marathon

06/17/08 More

Marathon

How do you pace yourself in a marathon and how do you train before one? How do you get started? What do you eat on day of marathon? How long you should eat before a race?

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Youth sprinters

06/12/08 More

Youth sprinters

My son is 11. What should he eat before the 200, 100 or 400 meter dash?

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Not Improving

06/09/08 More

Not Improving

I am a 10 year old girl and this is my first year on a track team. I run the 1500 meters and my times have not improved all season. How can I get faster? My times have been 6:00, 6:27, 5:59, 5:5...

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Training Philosophies

06/02/08 More

Training Philosophies

Hello, I am wondering if you can elaborate on the main training ideas that I have heard about. I understand Lydiard for the most part and have read some stuff about him, but can you please tell ...

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