Post Tagged with: "Cross Country"

Persistent Prendergast

Persistent Prendergast

Broken bones cannot keep sophomore Vienna Prendergast off her feet. Her freshman year, she fractured her tibia during the McAlpine Greenway race in Charlotte, yet received a personal record (PR) for a 5K. The symptoms of a stress fracture came out a week before the race. Prendergast had severe shin splints– her leg was throbbing and swollen. “I almost started […]

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Kyle Christ: Running Cross-Country and Across the Country

Kyle Christ: Running Cross-Country and Across the Country

Over the course of four years students slowly develop a passion. Whether it is band, sports, or simply academics, most students become fervent about something. For Kyle Christ, lead runner of the cross-country team, running filled that gap. Christ started running in 7th grade. He started competitively running his sophomore year. “After I started running and doing well in races, […]

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Going For Gold

Going For Gold

  Running is easy– at first. Cool wind whips past your face and your lungs fill with fresh air. Slowly but surely, it gets worse. The cool breeze gradually morphs into a frigid, powerful, wind, which washes over your entire body, scratching at your bones. Your lungs seem to catch fire despite the apparent lack of oxygen. With numb legs, […]

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