Learning from High School Runners

I was a high school cross county and track coach for two years. In this position, I had a unique perspective on what makes different runners excel and fail. The most gratifying experience during my coaching years was to see a runner understand the value of hard work and dedicate himself/herself to becoming as good […]

How to have a great cross country season

The cross country season has started for thousands of high school students. Best of luck to everyone. Here is some advice from someone who has run a few seasons of cross country in his lifetime: 1. Work hard. This one is obvious, but it is the only way to be any good. Really push yourself […]

The Long Green Line

York High School has an unbelievable running tradition – 26 state cross country titles in 48 years. Coach Joe Newton is the reason behind this success. It’s amazing that he gets over 200 students to try out for his team each year.