For the love of Pat Ryan
Fort Bragg at Emperor Invitational
Michael Lucid photos from Healdsburg at Analy

Arcadia Invitational Live results
PREVIEW 2021 Arcadia Invitational
Arcadia heat sheets
Local Arcadia Invitational Entries

5/5 meets

Sierra Atkins runs great 5000 at West Coast Relays
More Michael Lucid photos from Montgomery at Windsor meet
5/1 VVAL meets
Fort Bragg at Thunder Invitational

Lily Mulligan breaks Empires pole vault record
Michael Lucid Running event winner photos from Montgomery at Windsor
4/28 meets
CIF Cancels State Track and Field Championships

Jack Vanden Heuvel’s times moves him into an elite group
TRANSFERED: Benicia High junior Croix Stewart has verbal agreement to play at UCLA
Boys Most Top 50 Performances
Girls Most Top 50 Performances

4/24 VVAL meets
Dublin Distance Fiesta
Eddie Hart Invitational

Kassidy Sani has two big PR’s
4/21 meets
Dublin Social Distance Fiesta heat sheets

Five Race Videos You May Have Missed From The Weekend
Track & Field training, drills & how to ideas
Nolan Hosbein, Omar Alvarez-Hernandez, Demetre Coffey & Pierce Kapustka new results
Granada Distance & Sprint Festival Info

Ryan Searl 10.98, 22.50, 41.67: Brian Schulz 3:57.85: Lando Mispagel 15.06, 58.51: Audrey Stalcup 11-6.25: Kassidy Sani 125-11, 133-0
Logan Moon 1:53.74

4/14 meets

The Mindset of the Pole Vaulter
Harper McClain Interview
Jack Vanden Heuvel Interview
Jack Vanden Heuvel crushes the field, school record and uncle at 800 meters

4/7 meets
Swoboda to NAIA XC Championships

Locals at Cal Poly 4-Way Meet
Pirates Steel City Relays adds 5 NCS bests
Dan Gabor Invitational adds 8 NCS bests, Amador Valley enters 46 boys in the 100

Pierce Kapustka wins the Towson Invitational 1500
Gabby Peterson 4:32.69 1500m
Michael Lucid photos of El Molino vs Healdsburg meet

Track: The best of the best in the North Coast Section
3/31 meets

Rascon’s senior project helping worthy cause
Vanden Heuvel 4:15.63, McClain runs 10:35.57

Michael Lucid photos of Maria Carrillo vs Santa Rosa meet
Revised NBL track schedule
Ukiah’s Robert Swoboda onto Nationals
Locals at Spring Break Challenge

Photos of March 24, 2021 Girls Meet at Ukiah
Photos of March 24, 2021 Boys Meet at Ukiah
3/24 meets

Jack Vanden Heuvel breaks school record 4:17:18
Michael Lucid photos of Maria Carrillo vs Montgomery meet
Early season NCS track bests
Boys Justin-Siena’s Casey Potrebic leads shot and discus
Girls St. Helena’s Harper McClain leads 3200

International spectators to be barred from Tokyo Olympics

Rob Cook photos Santa Rosa at Windsor meet
Road To State Closed For NorCal Track And Field Athletes
3/17 meets

The Right Way to Boycott the Beijing Olympics
UCSF Children’s Hospital Virtual 5K
Windsor vs Maria Carrillo race photos
Piner at Maria Carrillo race photos
Lots of college track action by locals

Rob Cook photos Ukiah at Santa Rosa meet
Over 100 Lucid photos from the Elsie Allen, Rancho Cotate, Șt Vincents, Healdsburg meet
3/10 meets

Kim Conley qualifies for Olympic trials at 5,000 meters
Half Marathons by Nicholas Spector and Nicole Lane

177 Lucid photos of the Santa Rosa vs Piner meet
3/3 meets

Watch former Maria Carrillo runner Colton Swinth run/win a 4:09.9 1600m in a time trial, white top black shorts

What season is it anyway?
Harper McClain blazes 10:39.52 3200m
Possible big meets of the year
Requirement To Wear Masks In Cross Country Competition Is Not Backed By Common Sense

131 photos by Michael Lucid from Petaluma meet
Lake County meet: Sports embargo ends with five-team meet
2/24 VVAL Meets

Mulligan soaring above them all
Need to catch up on rule changes?


DeLaSalle vs Jesuit meet
Granada, Cal, Livermore & Dublin meet
New national high school indoor mile record

Gabby Peterson runs a 17:35 5k
North Coast Section Teams to Watch This Winter
Sun Shined Bright On Orange County Cross Country Meets

Cross Country update for CCS and NCS
XC Rankings: 10 NorCal Girls to Watch
Adidas Indoor Nationals Is Coming Your Way In February

Female athlete speaks out against new Biden executive order on gender identity

Returning Boys All-Redwood Empire Running Cross Country
Returning Girls All-Redwood Empire Running Cross Country

California high schools that play unsanctioned games subject to fines, suspension, dismissal from CIF membership
Corban’s Swoboda Named CCC Men’s XC Runner of the Week
Nicole Lane drops here marathon best to 2:41:39
Gray’s grit gets her personal record in the marathon from 12/21/2020

Old ideas for a new era of cross country
Barrett brothers put up great numbers
T&FN Interview — Sara Hall

Returning Division V Girls
CIF Proposed Plan for the Return of Educational-Based Athletics
Harper McClain, 1 of 2 NCS girls to watch

She Turned 2020 Misery Into a Breakthrough
Sara Hall Is Changing Our Understanding Of The Marathon
Sara Hall runs second-fastest marathon ever by American woman, Alia Gray 2:30:41

Cross Country competitions unlikely until at least January 25th

Alia Gray runs 32:32.03 10k
Nicole Lane new Half Marathon PR
Pole Vault Summit Canceled For 2021
There might not be a Redwood Empire Running without Herb Dower

State Championships Canceled; Season Start On Hold
School Records, New and Old
School Records that just can’t be broken
A look back at the greatest cross country season in Montgomery history, Chapter 18, Girls State added

Watching My Daughter Race Reminds Me That Running Can Be the Greatest Teacher
Incredible 5,000 meter times

Nicole Lane runs 10 miler in 56:54
Video about the 100-miler that includes Darryl Beardall (Beardall’s part starts at 12:08 of the video, written version

CA Awaiting Guidelines For Return To Sports
Harper McClain purrs 16:48.2 for 5k on the track!
Harper McClain Post-Time Trial Interview
Maria Carrillo’s Noe Vieyra and Jacob Donohue

At 37, marathon runner Sara Hall is enjoying her sport more than ever
McClain to Oregon

The Secrets to Peak Performance with Sara Hall
This week Montgomery senior Isabel Holmes
Former running star goes to the dogs, in a good way
Harper McClain has verbally committed to the University of Oregon

Meet The Seawolf: Taylor Towne XC/T&F
Lots of training ideas in here to check out
Little triva on Sara Hall’s London Marathon comeback

Replay of women’s London Marathon, 6 minutes long
Sara Hall calls gutsy London Marathon finish the highlight of her career
Alaska State XC Championships
American record for Sara Hall!

State Cross Country Championships Meet Schedule
Windsor High School’s Landon McAlister
CIF Northern Section finalizes sports, league schedules

More videos and photos of Sara’s London race
Sara Hall Chases Down a Personal Best at 2020 London Marathon

H-DNL approved for 3 seasons for this school year
2020 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Cancelled
Sara Hall: Watch for the Stellar Women’s Field to Threaten Records at the London Marathon
Don’t Judge a Runner’s Efficiency by Their Stride
CIF Southern Section commissioner says no changes to modified 2020-21 high school sports calendar

Casa cross country runner planning to go longer
Piner High School’s Elisa Quintero
Sarah Sumpter inducted into UC Davis Athletic Hall of Fame

2020 CAAHOF inductee Sarah Sumpter
Maria Carrillo’s Nicole Morris returns for her senior season
High school athletics: Distance learning doesn’t preclude sports

Find the Best Face Masks for Runners
Blister Treatment and Prevention Tips
D1 Board of Directors Approves NCAA XC Championships in March
Kayla Jimenez Carreno is back to help lead Casa Grande

Rancho Cotates Madison Monroe
Watch Mondo Duplantis breaks WORLD RECORD with 20-2 pole vault in Rome
CIF’s new athletic calendar leaves athletes frustrated

Boys 1978-1994 Cross Country All-Empire First Team
School district OKs resumption of sports activities
Girls 1978-1994 All-Empire First Team

Montgomery High School’s Dillon Kiernan

Saturday a record attempt to be the first 16 year old to break 4 minute mile in American history.

Windsor High School Track & Field/Cross Country team star Nataleigh Johnson
Andrew McKamey of SRHS Cross Country

Greatest Men’s Empire Adult Track & Field Marks Ranked
Greatest Women’s Empire Adult Track & Field Marks Ranked

The Pre Chronicles — Part 19, The Final Lap
Virtual London Marathon Sells Out With 45,000 Runners
Oak Ridge coach awaits decision on suspension

The Pre Chronicles — Part 18, ’75 Outdoors
2020 HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals Promo
The Pre Chronicles — Part 17, ’75 Indoors

Sara Hall to run the London Marathon
Track & Field moms are the best
The Pre Chronicles — Part 16, Pre’s Summer Odyssey

The Pre Chronicles — Part 15, The ’74 Outdoor Season
Sara Hall Runs Impressive Half Marathon PR—Without the Hoopla
Study: Two-Thirds of High School Athletes Are Experiencing Depression, Anxiety Over Canceled Sports
Lilly Mulligan moves to 5th All-Time
Sara Hall runs #6 American 1/2 marathon

Being a Successful Male Coach of Female Runners
NCAA DI Board of Directors reviews name, image and likeness concepts and future of fall championships
NCAA Division II cancels 2020 fall championships
NCAA Division III cancels 2020 fall championships
Celebrating A Century of NCAA Track & Field Championships

When This Runner Faced Unspeakable Tragedy, Faith Kept Her Going
What Kind Of Fan Are You?
Where College Conferences Stand On Fall Sports
The Pre Chronicles — Part 14, The ’74 Indoor Season
The Pre Chronicles — Part 13, The Final XC Races For Oregon
What Will College Track Look Like On The Other Side?

Cross country to be included in the Olympic Games
Despite frequent interruptions, Montgomery grad Mariah Briceno pushes ahead
Fill the Sports Void in Your Heart with Marble Racing: Real racing begins at about 2:50 into video

Lilly Mulligan looks to be the next queen of the vault, video and photos added of record vault
Pre-Season NorCal Cross Country individual rankings: McClain #2

Revised sports schedules met with relief, trepidation
Nicole Lane fast virtual run for Wharf to Wharf Race
Pre-Season NorCal Cross Country team rankings

2020/21 Cross Country Schedule, VVAL added, some invits added

The Pre Chronicles — Part 12, The Summer Of ’73
CIF statement about the 20/21 Prep sports year
History of girls Redwood Empire 1600 Relay

Differing Views Spur Discussion Over How Best To Handle A Complicated Problem
Starting high school sports seasons in January creates a new set of problems
CA’s Largest School Districts Commit To Fall Classes Online
Catching up with Santa Rosa HS coach, Carrie Joseph

SRJC/CCCAA delaying start of cross country & track for 20/21 season
Where All 50 States Stand On Fall Sports, Check out New York
The Pre Chronicles — Part 11, His Senior Outdoor Campaign
The Pre Chronicles — Part 10, What’s In Store?
Could high school’s fall sports start in January 2021?

Here are the top three scenarios for restarting high school sports
7/5 State leaders list

The Pre Chronicles — Part 9, Senior Year First 3 Months
Last chance to vote: it’s Conley vs Claugus
History of boys Redwood Empire 1600 Relay

Full speed ahead for McClain
Nico Young’s bid for Rupp’s 5k national record lands short, still rips 13:50.55 screamer!
Story about Jeannise Eisenman father added to History of girls Redwood Empire 3200m

The eternal Mile Relay record?
The Pre Chronicles — Part 8, Letters To The Editor

Have you voted for Conley?
Amador Valley’s Lester drops 800m sizzler in Arizona!
Crippling Impact of Schools Cutting Sports
The Pre Chronicles — Part 7, The ’72 Olympic Campaign
CIF says they will decide 2020 Fall Sports by July 20

Unequal sections in cross country

History of boys Redwood Empire Discus
Santa Rosa coach suffered from a catastrophic blood clot

State’s decision allowing high school sports camps to start welcomed by ADs and coaches
The Pre Chronicles — Part 6, Junior Year Outdoors

Sacramento County recommendations for schools ‘would kill high school sports’
Santa Rosa & Piner each move down a division in XC for next fall
Locals competing in track & field again

Flying Frosh Class At Newbury Park Drops Hot Times (4:16, 4:17, 4:21) in 1600m Test!
The Pre Chronicles — Part 5, “What I’d Like To Do”
Life In The U.S. Without The Big Spring Meets

History of girls Redwood Empire 3200m
A whole side track story on Robyn McSwain & Rod Berry
How do I come up with this historical stuff?

Hurry and vote for Conley & Wallace-Misenti

High schooler runs sub 4 minute mile
Chico State Cross Country Program Faces Another Significant Challenge Following CCAA Decision to Suspend Fall Sports
The Pre Chronicles — Part 4, Junior Year XC & Indoors

An amazing group of Junior Highers
State Meet Video’s

The Pre Chronicles — Part 3, Soph Year At Oregon
Six High School Athletes Will Strive For Sub-4 In May
WATCH Ryan Schoppe Run 4:00 1 Mile
The Pre Chronicles — Part 2, Frosh Year At Oregon

History of girls Redwood Empire 800m
NCS to State XC Team Entries for 2020, no change

The Pre Chronicles — Part 1, The High School Years
Running is enjoying a boom because of the coronavirus pandemic

Something old becomes something new, 1977
History of boys Redwood Empire 1600m

The Almost-Unbelievable True Story of the First Hundred-Mile Ultra
New Dates of July 16-19 Set for 2020 New Balance Nationals Outdoor
A Fun watch of the Decathalon
Olympic Great Ato Boldon Details Track Vs. NFL Speed Myth
New dates set for 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials: June 18–27, 2021 in Eugene, Oregon

History of girls Redwood Empire 1600m
More relay history
Pole Vault Relay

Which event do you want to see a history on next?
History of girls Redwood Empire High Jump
Girls best years for each event

Movie of 1970 State Meet; SRHS Joe DeDora at 14:30 spot
Webinar Series with special running guests starting today at 3:30pm

Boys State list: 5th 3200 9:21.54 Smail; 9th DT 168-4 Davison; 12th TJ 45-1 Jezycki; =13th HJ 6-5 Sendaydiego; 14th SP 53-11.5 Laiwa-McKay
Girls State list: 5th DT 140-10 Sani; =9th HJ 5-4 Hunt; 19th DT 124-02 Ainlay; =32nd SP 37-7 McCoy

Watch again or for the 1st time 2019 NCS Redwood Empire Track and Field Finals

CIF-SS releases new statement regarding summertime and fall sports
Combined Season Rankings by Marks
Girls Season Rankings by Marks

Oops missed another great event
More training videos
Greater explanation of these rankings
Boys best years for each event, more added 4/6
Boys Season Rankings by Marks, Correction 1978 Rules
Are our coaches getting paid?
Joyful memories from 2011

Possibility of non-CIF meets later when safe
2020 Best Performances Since
2020 Boys All-Redwood Empire Running Track & Field
2020 Girls All-Redwood Empire Running Track & Field
Some history on these cancellations, updated
CIF Spring Sports cancelled

History of boys Redwood Empire High Jump

Tokyo Olympics Rescheduled for July to August 2021 Due to Coronavirus
Sara Hall now aims for Olympic bid at 10,000 meters
Kim Conley among athletes pondering Olympic delay
BVAL (CCS) Cancels the Remainder of the Spring Sports Season

Boys School Rankings by Marks
Girls School Rankings by Marks
Large school league champs

2020 Olympic Games Are Being Postponed
Seb Coe Urges Olympics Postponement

Boys 2020 NCS Redwood Virtual meet
Girls 2020 NCS Redwood Virtual meet

California Interscholastic Federation delays decision on fate of prep sports
CIF puts off decision about Spring Sports until April 3rd

Lucid photos from Big Cat
Japan Prime Minister Says Olympic Games Will Go On As Scheduled
Maria Carrillo College commitments
Need a prep Track & Field fix, try these

Update on the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials and COVID-19
Prep track and field coaches fear season will be lost
Santa Rosa schools among area districts calling off sports
CIF Spring Sports Season Update
What Losing The TF Season Would Mean To Athletes

El Molino & Piner at Analy: Kassidy Sani 140-10
3/11 meets

State Leaders 3/9
Or State Leaders 3/9

Blast from the Past: March 8-14

Boys Big Cat
Girls Big Cat
Kelsey Lemoine and Grace Southern take wins
Vintage at Clayton Valley Ugly Eagles Relay Invitational
Lucas Chung at Pan Am X-Country Championships
SRJC Track and Field at Wildcat Cup

Swoboda breaks school record in 10,0002020 Big Cat entry numbers

Kassidy Sani signs with UC Irvine
2020 Big Cat Order of Events
Blast from the Past: March 1-7

Stocking Super Seven Invitational
Bryson Trask off to a great start
USA Olympic Marathon team picked
SRJC duo at Chico Multi-Event Classic
Basic Sports Nutrition Guidelines Boost Health And Performance
Women’s Race Preview – U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon 2020

Interesting find
Blast from the Past: February 23-29

SRJC at Jim Lithicum Invitational
Isabel Garon vaulted 12’ 6 3/4” today breaking her indoor school record
Grace Southern and Kelsey Lemoine help Shasta win Butte Preview
Vanden Heuvel 2:03.35/4:30.84 double indoors
Cal All Comers 2 2/22/2020

2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon

From National shot record holder to Mendocino peach picker and so much more
New to Track & Field, this may help
Husky Classic: Sierra Atkins and Gabby Peterson

Ryan Searl video 150m, lane 9 starting at 2:40 in video
Ryan Searl video 60m, lane 5 starting at 1:15 in video
More videos of Winter Championship

Francena Murphy: good to great?

Cal All Comers 1 2/8/2020
Winter Championships

North Coast Section Track & Field Season Preview
2020 Boys Returners from All-Redwood Empire Running Track & Field
2020 Girls Returners from All-Redwood Empire Running Track & Field

Are your shoes legal?
Ryan Searl to compete in Winter State meet
Mulligan and Searl big winners heading to Winter State meet

Isabel Garon sets indoor school record
Locals at the UW Indoor Invitational in Seattle
Will Sara Hall make the Olympic team?
Gabby Peterson goes 17:14.97 indoors
Lucas Chung: Our latest member to represent the USA
Track and Field & Cross Country Rules Changes – 2020

Pennant Fever

2020 Big Cat info

What To Know About Winter Track Championships Qualifying
Pole Vault Summit
Gabby Peterson runs 9:50.28 indoors for 3,000 meters

Top returning boys track marks
Top returning girls track marks
Info on Santa Rosa Twilight Invite March 27th
CA Winter Champs Qualifier (Pitman HS) Turlock

Marie Sugiyama, champion of North Bay high school sports, WWII internment camp survivor, dies at 84

Redwood Empire History erased
What has happened to the boys triple jump?

Felix Herbst, former harrier, combines music, science as a 21st-century musician

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