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02/12/2014 - 12:21

teamusamn_logo.gifMinneapolis/St. Paul – Feb. 12, 2014 – Six Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete this weekend, Feb. 14-15, including at the USA Cross Country Championships, the Millrose Games, Husky Classic and the Iowa State Classic.

Regional news
Date: 
12/19/2013 - 13:53

By Larry Eder on December 15, 2013 5:54 AM
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This is the last day of the 2013 high school cross country season. End it with a nice run with your friends. We hope you enjoyed the Saucony 2013 RBR Cross Country Training Program this season. If you have any suggestions on how to make our training programs better, please email me at runblogrun@gmail.com.

Regional news
Date: 
12/19/2013 - 13:51

By Larry Eder on December 14, 2013 6:46 AM
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Saucony Cross Country Training Program, Week 24, Day six,

Saturday: Warm up, run your race, cool down

#findyourstrong

Regional news
Date: 
12/19/2013 - 13:48

By Larry Eder on December 13, 2013 6:35 AM
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You are now one day before the end of the season. Rest up today and run the best race of your season tomorrow! Enjoy the race! Take a moment to smell the air before the race and soak in the moment. Run your history!
Saucony Cross Country Training Program, Week 24, Day five, Find Your Strong,

Friday: warm up, 30 minutes, cooldown

Regional news
Date: 
12/19/2013 - 13:45

By Larry Eder on December 12, 2013 6:30 AM
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Two days out from your last race of 2013: Stay focused, stay relaxed and run your race!
Saucony Cross Country Training Program, Week 24, Day four,

Thursday: warm up, 40 minutes of easy running, cooldown

#findyourstrong

Regional news
Date: 
12/19/2013 - 13:43

By Larry Eder on December 11, 2013 6:23 AM
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It is down to the last big race of the season. Good luck, and make your own history!

Saucony Cross Country Training Program, Week 24, Day four,

Wednesday: warm up, two miles, jog turns, sprint straights, cooldown

#findyourstrong

Regional news
Date: 
12/19/2013 - 13:41

By Larry Eder on December 10, 2013 6:19 AM
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The week before your last race of the season. You need to stay healthy and keep the workouts relaxed. Save up your energy for the upcoming race.

Saucony Cross Country Training Program, Week 24, day two

Tuesday: warm up, 45 minute run, cooldown

#findyourstrong

Regional news
Date: 
12/19/2013 - 13:34

By Larry Eder on December 9, 2013 7:12 AM
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We are now down to the last week of the season for prep cross country. This is the week for the FootLocker Cross country. The NXN was last weekend and had two stunning races for teams and individuals. What will San Diego bring us?

Saucony, RBR Fall Cross Country Training, Championship Weeks, Week 24, Day one

Regional news
Date: 
12/19/2013 - 13:32

By Larry Eder on December 8, 2013 6:25 AM
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Today, I watched the NIke Nationals. There were some fantastic performances. On the girls side, Wayzata XC won over Manlius, who had won eight straight times. The Manlius team was devastated. Yet, they showed extreme class and shook the hands of the winners and congratulated them.

Regional news
Date: 
12/19/2013 - 13:28

By Larry Eder on December 7, 2013 6:33 AM
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Today is a big day in cross country! The FootLocker Western regional is at Mt. SAC on Saturday, giving the prep cross country runners in the Western US a chance to qualify for the top ten places and move on to the FootLocker nationals, to be held in San Diego, CA on December 14, 2013.

Regional news
Date: 
12/19/2013 - 13:27

By Larry Eder on December 6, 2013 6:13 AM
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The NXN is on Saturday, December 7, 2013. Lots of prep cross country runners will be dreaming about success at the NXN. How would you spell
success? Cross country brings running down to the basics!

Watch for runblogrun to be there on Saturday, covering one of the finest events in our sport.

Regional news
Date: 
12/19/2013 - 13:24

By Larry Eder on December 5, 2013 6:31 AM
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It's the end of the season. It's down to the big races now. It's all or none of the marbles. So, what are you going to do? How much can you hurt over the last 300 meters? Can you catch the fifth guy from the next club? It is you and him, or you and her. It is down to the big stuff now.

Run your best, go make history...

Regional news
Date: 
12/05/2013 - 18:29

By Larry Eder on December 4, 2013 6:01 AM
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The big races are over for most, but for some, the FootLocker regional for west and NXN are this weekend. This is one of my favorite workouts, just a nice relaxed three miler changing some gears. The rest of the week is relaxed and light.

Regional news
Date: 
12/05/2013 - 18:25

By Larry Eder on December 3, 2013 4:46 AM
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In my day, we were told to train in heavy training shoes, to build up our feet and leg strength. Then, when you got into a pair of racing flats, you thought that you were flying. In the 1970s, there was a 4.5 ounce racing shoe from Reebok and one fro EB, the company that made the first Lydiard shoes (Eugene Bruting, I believe).

Regional news
Date: 
12/05/2013 - 18:23

By Larry Eder on December 2, 2013 7:28 AM
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The last two weeks of the season, with NXN, FootLocker are under way, and here is our suggestions to keep you fit, and rested for the biggest races of the year!
Saucony Cross Country Training Program, Week 23, Day one,

Monday: warm up, 45 minute run, 8 x 150 meter strideouts, cooldown

#findyourstrong

Regional news
Date: 
12/02/2013 - 10:13

By Larry Eder on December 1, 2013 11:09 AM
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Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 22, Day seven

Sunday: warm long run of 65-70 minutes, cooldown

#findyourstrong

Regional news
Date: 
12/02/2013 - 10:11

By Larry Eder on November 30, 2013 7:53 AM
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Today is your big day, so stay focused, run your race, and focus on passing runners until you get through the finish line.

Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 22, Day six,

Regional news
Date: 
12/02/2013 - 10:10

By Larry Eder on November 29, 2013 8:10 AM
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Tomorrow is the FootLocker Regionals, NXN regionals and California State Cross Country meet. Good luck to all competing! Keep it easy today.
Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 22, Day five,

Friday: Warm up, 30 minute run, 4 x 150 meter strideouts, cool down

#findyourstrong

Regional news
Date: 
12/02/2013 - 10:09

By Larry Eder on November 28, 2013 8:13 AM
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Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy the time with your family and friends. And remember, get a gentle run in today, with some strideouts, and run with your friends.
Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 22, Day four,

Thursday: warm up, 40-45 minutes, 6 x 150 meter strideouts, cooldown

#findyourstrong

Regional news
Date: 
12/02/2013 - 10:08

By Larry Eder on November 27, 2013 7:15 AM
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An easy run is part of the training week. Your easy days are nearly as important as your hard days.
Saucony RBR Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 22, Day three, by RunBlogRun

Wednesday: warm up, 45-60 minutes, 8 x 150 meter stride outs, cooldown

#findyourstrong

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