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Christmas Relays – 2014

Put this race on your calendar next year. It will only be one week after the USATF Cross Country Nationals, so we’ll all be in good shape for it. Sunday was a glorious day for running. The rain stopped. The … Continue reading

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USATF Pacific Association Cross Country Championships – 2014

Six Spartans toed the line for the masters race. There was Mike Buzbee, Art Sanchez, Nick Butterfield, Sal Martinez, Francisco Verduzco and myself. We did well enough to secure 4th place (out of 8 teams) in the overall standings for … Continue reading

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USATF Pacific Association Cross Country Finals Course – 2014

“What better place is there to be on Sunday morning than in a beautiful park in one of the greatest cities in the world watching cross country.” I didn’t make that up, that’s what our race announcer said and apparently … Continue reading

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Spartans Fun

Sunday, part of my bike ride took me along the westerly side of San Francisco’s Lake Merced. Memories of Spartan teams competing there in many Christmas Relay came flooding back. The imperceptible downhill at the start and on the backside, … Continue reading

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SPARTANS 2014 USATF-PA MEMBERSHIP

February already! Did you renew your membership in the USA Track and Field, Pacific Association? If you plan to compete in any USATF events, you need to be a member. In addition to being able to compete in events such … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

It’s time to wish all of you a merry Christmas and a happy new year. Again, the Spartans had a fine year, doing track work-outs, trail runs, local races and participating in the PAUSA cross country series. We set no … Continue reading

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2012 CROSS COUNTRY

The time is near for you harriers to get  in your closets, find those dusty X-C shoes and go out and get dirty. If you haven’t registered with the Pacific Association of USA Track and Field, it’s time now; go … Continue reading

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2011 CROSS COUNTRY

It’s almost that time again. The 2011 cross country schedule for the Western Association of USA Track and Field is out: 08/20 Santa Cruz 08/27 Santa Rosa 09/03 Sacramento 09/10 San Francisco 09/24 Hayward 10/01 San Francisco 10/08 Folsom 10/22 … Continue reading

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