Track & XC

With the state meet on the horizon, it’s probably sacrilegious to think about track, but I can’t help myself! As we tune up for the state meet, we hit the track for some speed workouts. These workouts provide me some good insight to which runners have some raw speed vs. those who are more endurance… Continue reading Track & XC

State Series

  Along with the changing leaves, major changes are also happening at this point in the cross country season.  The conference meet is in the books, and now we are heading into the State Series with the culmination being the IHSA State Meet at historic Detweiller Park.  Each meet builds off the previous and gets… Continue reading State Series

Alumni

One of my favorite things as a coach is when alumni come back and visit.  It’s great to see a face from the past, catch up on old times, and share in the continued support of the program.  To me it’s a verification that what I am doing as a coach is meaningful.  If I… Continue reading Alumni

Change of pace

This Wednesday, Geneva is headed to the Naperville Twilight Invitational, and this is a big deal. Yes there will be fantastic teams and individuals, but maybe more importantly, it is a change of pace for us. We usually follow a typical weekly practice schedule of a long run, workouts, and recovery runs during the week… Continue reading Change of pace

XC kids

Parents, if you want your child to go through high school with a quality group of friends and learn the value of working towards a long term goal, sign them up for cross country. XC is truly a great experience for kids as they grow and mature during their high school years. XC kids are… Continue reading XC kids