SRRC Club News

April 23, 2019

Day after day, alone on a hill
The man with the foolish grin is sitting perfectly still
Nobody wants to know him
They can see that he's just a fool
But he never gives an answer

But the Bill on the hill
Sees the sun going down
And the eyes in his head
See the world spinn...

April 15, 2019

Now whip it...into shape...shape it up....get straight...go forward...move ahead...try to detect it....its not too late join the seed group!  Speed is fun!  The general idea is to develop more fast twitch muscles, improve form, and share in a team atmosphere.  La...

September 25, 2018

We have finally reached the end of speed training and it's time to celebrate.  We have accomplished a great deal and gotten faster in the process.  When Kim told me I must lead the speed sessions I told her "NO WAY!" She said "WAY!" and soon I was leading our group....

September 18, 2018

Speed Work will be back at the park this week.  We will meet Wednesday evening at 5:45 at the Pavilion.  We will again do our normal dynamic warm-up followed by ?.....You decide.

Come with an idea of what you would like to do for our workout.  Runners will vote for...

September 11, 2018

It's prediction mile time again.  We tried this workout in the spring, before we started meeting at the track.  Last time "Evil" Sam Woods was way over his predicted time..."Perhaps I'll run a 2 minute mile!"   

So the plan is to meet Wednesday, 5:45...

September 4, 2018

Back in Washington Park on 9/5, we are going to give the Light Pole Run another try....hopefully running past, not into them.  We will meet Wednesday at the park pavilion at 5:45 p.m., stretch and do a mile warm-up.  Next, we will do a 2-mile loop, alternating fast and...

August 27, 2018

Coaching Job # 1 (Go Rockets!) is needing me for Wednesday evening due to a heat postponement of a meet scheduled for Tuesday evening, so "Sisters" Stephen and Paul VonTrapp will be leading you in song...I mean your Speedy workout this Wednesday evening.  We (and...

August 21, 2018

Brrrrrring/Snooze...Brrrrrring/Snooze...Brrrrrring/Snooze........Good Morning!

Time for some breakfast?

Now that we're past the Amble and "toasted" from a summer of running, it's time to sit back in our easy chairs, relax, and have some corn grits, sugar, and salt or may...

August 14, 2018

of this Speedy group, in Order to form a more perfect runner, establish Speed, insure good Form, provide for the common skills needed to compete and persevere in our upcoming event established by the Springfield Road Runners.... Bla Bla Bla.   Kim said I should come up...

August 7, 2018

This week there are several events going on.  Wednesday, Jack Belmer is sponsoring a Kids Run at the SHG track.  Also on Wednesday there is packet pick-up for the State Fair Parade Run and the race is on Thursday evening.  Wednesday is also the first practice for my Ro...

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