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Off to the races: JV cross country team runs at St. Andrews

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Racing into the new season: 2017 Cross Country team increases numbers and prepares for first meet

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Photos by Alexandra Lopez (10), Madeline Schell (12), and Ahna Stewart (11). The first cross country meet of the season for the Ann Richards team was originally held on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Due to Hurricane Harvey’s strong wind and rain, the meet was cancelled. The next meet, an AISD Invitational for only high school…

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Running to the top: Track and field take on area meet

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Anna Shcherbakova (9) entertains Sammie Seamon (10) and Olivia Rose Griesmer (10) with a funny story while waiting to run the mile at the track meet at Burger Stadium. Photo by ARS Press. After competing in the District meet on April 6th, the Ann Richards track and field athletes went to compete in the Area…

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From a running start, Track season continues at ARS

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Track season kicked off with a varsity meet February 18th with a varsity track meet. Distance runners have been training since November with new coach Albert Marino. Marino is very excited for this meet and expects that, “the girls will perform excellently.”

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10k Magic: Running Club prepares for the Cap 10k

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The team warms up for their run by doing lunges. Photo by Sammie Seamon. Running Club, coached by Ms. Brianne Welser and Coach Lora Tilson, began practice in the beginning of February. The club aims to get students ready for the Statesman Cap 10k race in Austin on April 23rd, although participating isn’t required. “The…

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Out running: races to try this season

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Austin Marathon participants wait for the race to start in front of the Capitol building. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons. It might be tempting to stay in some nice warm pajamas this season, but it’s always good to get outside and move around, despite the unforgiving weather. Here are some local races that are coming up…

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Running to the Championships; Current cross country team prevails despite former stars’ graduation

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Victory rewarded the runners, all covered in ant bites, as the junior varsity team won the title of district champions. Varsity also brought home a win as they qualified for Regional Championships. Placed as district runner-ups, varsity came in after Austin High School and before LBJ. “Every girl fought all the way until the end…

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Going the extra 26.2 miles: ARS students run their second marathon

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“When you finish a marathon, you feel really proud of yourself,” sophomore Anabel Martinez said. Martinez was a part of Marathon High last year, and ran her second marathon last Sunday. “If I can do it once, why not do it again?” Fifteen girls at ARS trained since September to run the full or half…

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Immovable Marathoners: Marathon High starts back up again despite not having paid coaches for the first time

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Rogue Running stopped providing paid coaches and mentors for running club, Marathon High. Despite this, Marathon High started up again with coaches that joined on a volunteer basis. “We’re on an all-volunteer basis, but Rogue still lets us use their facilities for the long runs, and still provide a lot of support,” teacher and Marathon…

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All good things must come to an end: ARS Cross Country seniors run their last race

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ARS Seniors on the Junior Varsity cross country team ran their last high school cross country meet Friday October 16, 2015 at Long Lake for the 2015 District meet. Rewon Shimray joined the cross country team in 8th grade and has since made many close friends among her teammates, some of whom she claims she…

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Marathon High runners take part in 2014 Turkey Trot

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Marathon High members spent their Thanksgiving morning running the 24th ThunderCloud Subs 5-mile Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot is an annual event in Austin where thousands of participants wake at 9:30 in the morning to meet at the Long Center to join in the 5-mile run/walk Thanksgiving tradition established since 1991. The event donates 100% of…

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