> On this course, ideally, you would like your mile 1 split to be no more than :15 faster than 5K ave pace
> Varsity girls had a good day. Average of all team's varsity girls = :38 slower than Pickens. :23 for us.
> Tess starting to feel it. Sophia miraculously runs a lifetime PR!
> Varsity girls take down Carrollton who beat us at Pickens. Beat Norcross who was ranked #10 in 7A.
> Did anyone else notice that every one of our JV girls was a sophomore? Such great experience!
> Anna D looking strong. Many with 3rd mile faster than 2nd, which is the way to run this course.
> In general, what we hope you discovered is this course really isn't that hard. Besides. We do hard things!
> JV guys with the run of the day. 4th as team.
> Close 1-5 time spread of only :28! Anything <1:00 is typically excellent.
> You guys ran pretty close together, but try to pack it up and be close enough to touch each other.
> Average JV guy from all teams was :24 slower than Pickens. West averaged only :06 slower! That's big.
> Even on a day when our varsity guys weren't happy with how we ran, our #4 was still best of any team.
> #5-#14 must form a bond to collectively strive for improvement. Work TOGETHER. Better together.
> Key to our success over the next 52 days until state is your commitment to excellence.
> Sleep more. Eat protein/carb snacks right after workouts/hard days. Focus on eating iron rich foods.
> Cut out video games during the week. Your brain needs rest to perform @ school & in sports.
> Develop a champion's attitude. Embrace hard work. Maintain a positive attitude & belief.
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