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Improving

04/25/08 More

Improving

Hi, I recently ran at my second track meet yesterday. I won the 1200m race in 4:18 took second in the 800m in 2:38 and took third in the 400m in 1:09. I want to get my time in the 1200m down by aro...

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Running shoes

04/24/08 More

Running shoes

What running shoe do you recommend for a 7-8 year old that loves to run? We do not want a spiked shoe for him yet but need something light with good traction and comfort. Thank you for any suggest...

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Back in your day

04/22/08 More

Back in your day

Hey, back when you ran Jr. high track what was your best times in the mile and in high school.

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400meter improvement

04/22/08 More

400meter improvement

I am 13 years old, and I run the 400 meter run for my girls school track team. Last season, my record was 1:13, but I am striving for the school record. I run at least a mile almost everyday....

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11 year old wants to increa...

04/22/08 More

11 year old wants to increase speed

I am 11 years old and in 5th class I can run 1 mile on the road in 7 minutes 59 seconds.I like long distances.I have run for my county in Ireland at a distance of 1200m cross-country in Ireland. I...

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800 & 1600 for 11y old

04/20/08 More

800 & 1600 for 11y old

Hi, I am the mother of a 11 year old son. He is a natural athlete and loves basketball, soccer, and running. He joined a track team a few weeks ago. He is running the 800 and 1600 and jumping...

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Cause of injury; training a...

04/14/08 More

Cause of injury; training advice

Hi. I am 15 year old girl, and I've started running cross country for my school this past fall. Perhaps half way into the season, I had a minor pain in my knees. I had to ice everyday after practic...

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How to get started

04/13/08 More

How to get started

My 10 year old daughter is interested in running. I am not sure what an appropriate training program would look like for her age. She is very fit and does gymnastics, but I don't want to expect too...

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Hard and fast every day?

04/13/08 More

Hard and fast every day?

Dear Coach, My son and I argue constantly about how much he can safely run at his age. He is 11 and hasn't hit a growth spurt yet (65 pounds). He loves running and has run in several 5k's - his be...

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Marathon training

04/12/08 More

Marathon training

I just wanted to know a few good workouts for the marathon, I am running anywhere form 80 to 100 mile per week to get ready for the 2008 Chicago marathon, thanks!! P.S congrads on the 2:06!!

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