Tag Archives: Running

Ready, Set, Go

May 16, 2012

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Ready, Set, Go

Tomorrow is race day and I’m very excited.  The cheering groups had some time in class today to finalize their station plans for tomorrow.  I think we are going to have some very exuberant fans.  Here are some of the ideas I overheard groups discussing today: Funny Posters Human Tunnels Silly String Painted Faces Rhyming […]

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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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Knowing your Running Pace

March 21, 2012

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We’ve done a few activities in class over the past 3 weeks to help students get a feel for the pace that is the best fit for them as they running different distances.  The goal is that each student would be able to use her or his own internal systems to feel an 8 or […]

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