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5k Reflection

May 22, 2012

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5k Reflection

The Del Oro Cardio/Health 5K came and went and I think it was a huge success.  Students legitimately seemed to be enjoying running.  The crazy fan groups did an amazing job supporting the runners.  Several students posted some very fast times.  The whole 2 day (8 heat) event was marked by an atmosphere of fun […]

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Day 1 of the 5k

May 18, 2012

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Day One of the Del Oro Cardio/Health 5K was a huge success.  The runners and the encouragers seemed to have a lot of fun.  Almost everyone beat their goal times.  There were two injuries (a definite downside) but I think that everyone will survive to run again.  Here were a few of my favorite moments […]

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Bibs, Crazy Names, and Personal Goals

May 14, 2012

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Bibs, Crazy Names, and Personal Goals

The Del Oro Cardio/Health 5k will take place in less than a week.  Today my students made their race bibs.  We basically cut printer paper in half so that each student has a 8.5 x 5.5 bib.  On the front, they used color and creativity to write their race number (they could choose any school-appropriate […]

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5k Fan Groups

May 10, 2012

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5k Fan Groups

My Cardio/Health students have been preparing for a 5k for the last few months.  We’ve talking about hydration and nutriton for race week and race day.  We’ve practiced our goal paces and reflected on how these paces feel.  We’ve run many miles in training.  We’ve reviewed the course.  These students are almost ready and I […]

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Classroom to 5k in 5 Weeks

April 9, 2012

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Classroom to 5k in 5 Weeks

We start our 5 week training program for a 5k tomorrow in my Cardio/Health classes.  I’m excited about this for 2 main reasons.  First, I’m a runner.  I have done several marathons, half-marathons, and 10ks over the past few years.  Because of this, I’ve got stories to share and tips to offer.  I have a […]

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