Sunday, September 25, 2016

Pictures from the Carbon Invitational

Here are a set of pictures of both the HS runners and the Jr. High Runners from the Carbon Invitational held at the Carbon Country Club on Wednesday September 21. Thanks to my wife Racheal for the great pictures!

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Team Practice Schedule September 26 - October 1

Only 10 training runs left until the Region Championship Race

Monday September 26 @ 5:00 PM at Rotary Park. After a normal warm up we do an easy (70% conversational pace) 50 minute run (6 - 7 miles) followed by 8 strides and then we finish with a Pack 800.

Tuesday September 27 @ 5:15 PM at Sand Flats. We meet at the Slickrock parking lot in the Sand Flats Recreation Area where we start with an easy 20 minute run followed by a 20 minute tempo run (80 - 85% effort). We then do 4 long hill repetitions followed by an easy 15 minute cool down.

Wednesday September 28 @ 5:00 PM at Lions Park. After a normal warm up we do an easy 6 mile run to the Wetlands Preserve and back. We finish with 8 strides.

Thursday September 29 @ 5:15 PM at Rotary Park. 30 minute (3.5 miles) easy taper run followed by 6 strides on the grass in Rotary Park. 

Friday September 30 - Park City Invitational. Bus leaves from the HS at 9:30 am. We will stop at Subway in Wellington for lunch (eat on bus). Race times in Park City are Girls JV at 3:30; Boys JV at 4:30; Girls Varsity at 5:30 and Boys Varsity at 6:00 and Awards at 6:30. We will stop at Dickeys BBQ in Heber on the way home. We should return to Moab around 1:00 am. Remember to bring a parents note if you are not riding the bus home!

Saturday October 1 @ 4:00 at Rotary Park. After a normal warm up we do an easy (70% conversational pace) 50 minute run (6 - 7 miles).

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Carbon Invitational Results

Below are the official results from the Carbon Invitational held at the Carbon Country Club in Price, UT on Wednesday September 21.

GIRLS VARSITY RESULTS   "Though she be but little, she is fierce!" William Shakespeare

Sadie Farnsworth   23:47   39th out of 72 runners   Personal Record!

BOYS VARSITY RESULTS   

Evan Ellison   17:04   6th place overall!   Personal Record!
Cameron Wakefield   18:07   16th place   Personal Record!
Tyrese Stash   19:43   33rd place   Personal Record!
Aaron Hawks   19:53   Personal Record!
Ryan Reed 19:54   Personal Record!
Jameson Hawks   22:48
Trent Disbro   26:01   Personal Record!

Congratulations to all our team members who competed and to all those that set personal records!

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Durango Southwest Sunset Classic Results

Here are the results from the Durango Southwest Sunset Classic held at the Hillcrest Golf Course in Durango, CO on Friday evening September 16. Only six team members were able to attend due to homecoming activities at the HS.

GIRLS RESULTS   68 runners in the race

Hannah Stripeika   22:41   27th place
Sadie Farnsworth   24:32   51st place
Mercedes Zunich   25:50   57th place

BOYS RESULTS   77 runners in the race

Ryan Lewis   17:03   9th place!
Evan Ellison   18:10   29th place - FASTEST FRESHMAN IN ALL THE RACES!
Ryan Reed   20:06   59th place

Congratulations to our team members who competed at Durnago!

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Team Practice Schedule September 19 - September 24

8 weeks down - only 3 weeks to region!

Monday September 19 @ 5:00 PM at Rotary Park. 50 minute easy run followed by 8 strides on the grass in the park. We finish with our first team PACK 800.

Tuesday September 20 @ 5:15 PM at Rotary Park. 3 mile easy run followed by 8 strides on the grass in the park.

Wednesday September 21 - Carbon Invitational at the Carbon Country Club in Price. Team members will be excused at 11:45 to board the bus for Price. Bus leaves from in front of the HS at 12:00. PLEASE BRING A SACK LUNCH AS WE WILL NOT HAVE TIME TO STOP ON THE WAY FOR LUNCH. Boys race is at 4:00 with the girls race at 4:30. We will stop for dinner in Price before we head back to Moab. We should be back in Moab at around 9:30 PM.

Thursday September 22 @ 5:15 PM at Sand Flats Recreation Area. After an easy 20 minute warm up team members will run 4-1,600 meter repeats at tempo pace with a 90 second rest/recovery between each. Finish with an easy 15 minute cool down run.

Friday September 23 @ 3:00 PM  at Lions Park. 6 mile easy run on the trail to the Wetlands Preserve followed by 8 strides on the grass in the park.

Saturday September 24 @ 8:00 AM at Rotary Park.  Our third annual team fundraiser - The Little Devil Fun Run at Rotary Park. Team members will assist in the setup and take down of the Little Devil Fun Run along the Mill Creek Parkway for kids 13 and younger. Please bring a home baked treat or fruit (Cut-up watermelon, oranges or bananas) for the kids to enjoy after the race. When the race is completed and everything is put away team members will enjoy a easy 60 - 80 minute trail run to finish out the week.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Times-Independent News Story

Here is an article in this weeks edition of the Times-Independent recapping the teams performance at the North Sevier Invitational that was held on Wednesday September 7. Congratulations to our boys team on a fine 2nd place finish!  Article Link

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

North Sevier Invitational Results

Below are the official results from the North Sevier Invitational held in Salina, UT on Wednesday September 7.

GIRLS VARSITY RESULTS     4th Place out of 6 Teams   39 runners in this race

Jayelen Knowles   23:32   4th Place!
Hannah Stripieka   25:01   8th place!
Mercedes Zunich   27:28   16th place
Brooklin Hugentobler   29:42   22nd place
Sadie Farnsworth   29:52   23rd place
Ariahna Groesbeck   30:47   28th place
Hannah Owen   31:45   30th place
Josie Wakefield   35:36   34th place

BOYS VARSITY RESULTS     2nd Place out of 6 Teams   95 runners in this race

Ryan Lewis   18:17   1st place!
Evan Ellison   18:50   3rd place!
Cameron Wakefield   20:25   7th place!
Braxten Pierce   20:59   12th place
Soren Indergard   21:29   17th place
Mackay Wakefield   21:35   18th place
Tyrese Stash   22:22   25th place
Ryan Reed   22:45   30th place
Aaron Hawks   24:28   49th place
Jameson Hawks   25:31   62nd place
Trent Disbro   29:03   85th place

Congratulations to all our runners who completed this difficult and challenging race!

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Pictures from the North Sevier Invitational

Here are a great set of pictures from the North Sevier Invitational held on Wednesday September 7 in Salina, UT. A big Thank You to Jayelen's dad for the photos!

Pictures from the North Sevier Invitational

Here are another great set of pictures from the North Sevier Invitational held on Wednesday September 7 in Salina, UT. A big Thank You to Jayelen's dad for the photos!

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Team Practice Schedule September 12 - September 17

With only 4 weeks to go before the region championship race we start our two hardest weeks of training this week before slowly tapering off to be fresh and ready to run our best race of the season at region.

Monday September 12 @ 5:00 PM at Rotary Park. 6 mile run for all runners at 75% effort followed by our first Pack 800.

Tuesday September 13 @ 5:15 PM at the HS track. 2 mile warm-up run to Swanny Park followed by 8 follow-the-leader trail repeats down the dirt trail from the ZAX parking lot to the slack line park.

Wednesday September 14 @ 5:00 PM at Lions Park.  7 mile trail run for all runners running up the trail past Arches National Park along highway 191 at 75% effort. 

Thursday September 15 @ 5:15 PM at the HS track. The full 7 + 7 = 7 workout. We start with our normal warm-up routine. Next we do a easy paced 3 mile run to Swanny Park followed by 4 x 100 meter strides on the football field. We then do 7 x 800 meter repetitions with a walk recovery starting at 3:15 cutting down in 15 second increments to 2:00. After a 5 minute walk recovery we do 7 x 200 meter repetitions with 90 second jog recovery. After a 5 minute walk recovery we conclude with a easy 2 mile run up to Rotary Park, thru the neighborhood and back to the track for our normal static stretching.

Friday September 16. Southwest Sunset XC Classic in Durango Colorado. Team members will be dismissed from school at 1:15 PM to board the bus to attend this meet in Durango. We will make one brief stop on the way to the meet, most likely in Cortez, Colorado. Race times are 8:30 PM for Varsity Girls and 9:00 PM for Varsity Boys. We should arrive back in Moab around 1:00 AM. We will have more information on this meet on Wednesday and Thursday.

Saturday September 17 @ 10:00 AM at Rotary Park. Easy 5 mile recovery run for all runners.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Times-Independent News Story

Here is an article in this weeks edition of the Times-Independent recapping the teams performance at the Monticello Loyd's Lake Classic  that was held on Friday September 2. Congratulations to our boys team on a fine 2nd place finish!  Article Link

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Pictures from the Monticello Lloyd's Lake Classic

Here are a set of pictures from the Lloyd's Lake Classic held on Friday September 2 at Lloyd's Lake in Monticello. Thank you to Jayelen's dad for the great pictures!