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Silver Lining

While my son is waiting for the official results from USATF Connecticut for yesterday’s Junior Olympic cross country meet in Litchfield, we do know that he did not qualify for the Region 1 meet in Augusta, Maine, and we are therefore reflecting on the concluded cross country season and thinking about accomplishments and lessons learned. 370 more words

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Not Done Yet

Less than a week ago, I wrote about my 12 year-old son’s frustrating cross country season, fraught with injury and illness, and the importance of being healthy to enable consistent training, leading to performance improvements. 297 more words

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Gear Review - New Balance XC5000 Spikes

The New Balance XC5000 are professional, competition cross country spike shoes that retail for $125. New Balance has positioned this shoe at the upper end in terms of performance and price. 531 more words

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Georgia - State Junior Olympics - Rifle & Pistol

The sites and dates for the 2014-2015 USA Shooting Georgia State Rifle & Pistol Junior Olympics Championship have been announced.

Once again, we will have three sites for the state qualifiers. 315 more words

Earning Junior Olympics Invitations

There are two completely different “Junior Olympic” national championships which complement each other. What are they and how does an athlete earn an invitation to participate? 1,087 more words