Running is a great life-time sport and running camp can and should be one of your most memorable experiences. After you have chosen the camp you want to attend based on any number of factors that are important to you, there remains one major task on your “To Do” list before you leave for camp to ensure that you get the most from the experience.
The Life of Peyton: Mount Pleasant 9-year-old leaves legacy of fitness, fun and the joy of hard work
If Peyton Moore could have scripted his last weekend of life, it might have gone like this: (via The Post and Courier) (pictured left on photo stand throwing turbo-javelin)
USATF South Carolina Junior Olympics in Rock Hill and New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, N.C. start today.
Connor Roudabush of Stratford recaps his career and discusses the future.
Beaufort alumna Kaila Smith looks back at her career and the future.
Austin Poisson of Socastee recaps his high school career and talks about the future.
Beaufort alumna Kaila Smith talks about traveling to Central America and how she performed.
Junior Carvin Nkanata placed seventh in the finals of the 200 meter dash at the NCAA National Championship Meet and earned First Team All-American status on Saturday afternoon at Hayward Field on the campus of Oregon.
Database summaries from 2013 outdoor high school season
Batesburg-Leesville's Megan Goodson talks about her college decision and future.
Porter Gaud's Brent Demarest won the 3,200-meter run at the Golden South Classic in 9 minutes, 29.91 seconds.
Video interviews from state meet at Lower Richland
HOPKINS -- Bishop England's Griffie Loy broke the discus record of 185 feet from 1996 (Cleveland Pickney, Sumter) with a personal best of 196 feet, six inches. The mark is a U.S. no. 5. Loy also won the Class AA boys shot put.
HOPKINS -- Fort Dorchester's Jasmine Quinn broke Pendleton alumna Jasmin Stowers' 100-meter hurdles record of 13.90 in the Class AAAA girls race with a time of 13.84 seconds.
CCU's board of trustees rescinded its decision to identify million in savings and will preserve the men's cross country and track and field program among others. (via www.goccusports.com)
Spring Valley boys broke the state record in the 4x800-meter relay with a time of 7 minutes, 45 seconds. Lexington ran the previous record last season of 7 minutes, 48 seconds.
Beaufort hurdler Kaila Smith talks about her college choice and preparing for the next level.
COLUMBIA – A half dozen members of the South Carolina USATF will be on the track at Lower Richland High Friday and Saturday, representing the association as officials overseeing the various running events at the SCHSL’s State Track and Field Championships.
Wando High sophomore Kenny Waring will be at this weekend’s SCHSL state track championships, returning to compete in the long jump.
Click on the meet page for all-state standards, time schedule and coach appeal form - as received from meet management.
Spartanburg Christian Academy captured its fifth straight SCISA 2A/1A girls track and field state championship with a 56-30 decision against Palmetto Christian on Saturday afternoon in Charleston.(via preps.goupstate.com)
For the Ashley Hall track and field program, the fourth time is the charm. (via The Post and Courier)
Runners, co-workers, fishing buddies and family came to celebrate the life and passion of longtime York County coach Bob Jenkins, who died Monday at age 79. (via www.heraldonline.com)
Coastal Carolina announced Thursday that it will eliminate its men’s cross country and track and field programs after the 2013-14 school year in a move the university says is to satisfy necessary budget cuts and Title IX compliance. (via www.myrtlebeachonline.com)
Lisa Nichols, a junior from Fort Mill, is raising money for Muscular Dystrophy Association kids who can’t walk, let alone run. (via www.heraldonline.com)
COLUMBIA – If recent performances can be considered a barometer of things to come, Heathwood Hall Episcopal’s Brooke Grice should do well at this weekend’s SCISA track championships.
Rock Hill has lost a legend and I have lost, next to my father, the most influential man in my life. This morning, I arrived to work only to learn of the unforeseen death of my coach and mentor, “Bob” Jenkins. (via www.heraldonline.com)
The South Carolina Track and Cross Country Coaches Classic announced today going forward starting in 2013 cross country season all Coaches Classic meets will be renamed The Bob Jenkins' Coaches Classic.
Busy weekend with SCISA Championships and high school league qualifiers
Bob Jenkins, longtime coach and a founding member of the South Carolina Track and Cross Country Coaches Association, died overnight, the SCACA told its members in an email.
CHARLESTON – Larry Salley found his way to the track by way of a compromise.
Bob Jenkins, the hall of fame track coach who spent more than four decades coaching high school athletes in Rock Hill and across South Carolina and the country, died Monday morning at age 79, his daughter said. (via www.heraldonline.com)
The Coastal Carolina track & field team was in action at both the Penn Relays and the Highlander Invitational on Saturday.
Results posted as received and added to athlete profiles as time allows. Official complete results need to be submitted in racetab txt format or hytek flat html from meet director.
Northwestern senior Zach Taylor talks about signing with Miss. State and goals for the rest of the season.
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- An incredible year was made more memorable by Winthrop distance runner Jeanne Stroud on Saturday as the Charleston junior added two more major awards to her trophy case and broke the Big South Conference meet record for the 5,000 meters as the BSC Outdoor Track and Field Championships came to a close at Liberty University. (via Winthrop University)
Highlights from April 15-20, busy weekend in and out of state
Sophomore Sinead Haughey earned All-Southern Conference honors after winning the 10,000m with a track-record time of 35:40.25 to lead the Furman track and field teams Saturday in the first day of the 2013 Southern Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Statesboro, Ga.
MileSplit is proud to announce Athletics Gold. The site marks our ongoing march to offer the most complete source on the planet. It offers a simple and straightforward way to follow the international elite scene and latest world and regional rankings. (via MileSplit)
Alumni database report from last weekend
First things first. James Quattlebaum wants to win. (via www.greenvilleonline.com)
COLUMBIA -- Aiken senior Natasha Dicks set a Taco Bell Classic meet record of 41 feet, 10 inches in the triple jump. The jump is the top mark in the nation.
COLUMBIA -- Spring Valley boys 4x800-meter relay team upset Lexington in the first relay event of the Taco Bell Classic in 7 minutes, 57 seconds to the Wildcats' 8:01.
COLUMBIA -- Finally, feels like spring in the Palmetto State. Just in time for the 21st annual Taco Bell Track and Field Classic. As the season changes so do the times, after 20 years Kevin Shaw has passed the baton onto me and the era of Shaw’s Shakedown reaches the finish line. Please don’t worry as Kevin isn’t going anywhere and will keep his vital role as one of the meet directors.
Beaufort senior Kaila Smith talks about moving to Beaufort and goals for the season and future.
2012-04-13 at Spring Valley High School in Columbia (via MileSplit)
Christ Church junior James Quattlebaum second in Florida Relays 3200 in close race. Photo by Jeff Adams for flrunners/milesplit
Every year at this time, like clockwork, I hear the question: “What does the Bridge Run do with all that money?” (via The Post and Courier)
After moving to the Charleston area more than two years ago, it didn’t take long for Betsy Burch – the national poster child for the March of Dimes in 1980 – to figure out what she wanted to do. (via The Post and Courier)
The 2013 Taco Bell Classic will allow South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA) members to compete in the April 12-13 event, meet management told scrunners.com.
Summary of meets from last week ending March 30
Chelsea Taylor is the lone senior on the women's track & field team. (via www.cofcsports.com)
Porter Gaud's Brent Demarest, Daniel's Andre Ivankovic and Mann's Laura Miller traveled to North Carolina Friday for the Raleigh Relays.
The bib numbers for the Cooper River Bridge Run were printed in Greenville at emedia group in 2012.
Anonymous panel chooses one male and one female field and one male and female track athlete each week based on previous week complete results received. We apologize for the delay in posting. Normally this list will be updated by Wednesday night.
Daniel senior distance runner Andre Ivankovic talks about how he became a runner, goals and his performances this season.
North Augusta junior Nik O'Brien ran a personal best 3,200-meter run of 9 minutes, 13.86 seconds at FSU Relays in Tallahassee.
The 2013 Coaches Classic Track & Field Meet has been canceled. Meet management looked at the incoming rain, the project temperature, and the cost to schools to drive to the meet and then not have an opportunity to compete. This years meet will not be rescheduled.
Dreher sprinter Brad Lemmons talks about goals for himself and team this season and balancing sports and academics.
Porter Gaud distance runner Brent Demarest talks about training, his coaches and his motivation.
Spartanburg mid-distance runner and senior Nate Gordon talks about the season as he is recovering from a sinus infection and strained hamstring.
The SCTCCCA Coaches Classic meet is this Saturday at Lower Richland in Hopkins. Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.
Northwestern track and field athlete Julisa Tindall talks about this weekend's SCTCCCA Coaches Classic meet and goals for the season.
Woodland track and field athlete Juadon Chandler talks about goals for the season and having the top state high jump this season.
The South Carolina High School League has chosen Lower Richland as host venue for the state track and field championships in May. The meet was previously held at Spring Valley.
Cross country season may be over, but that doesn't mean distance runners don't long for the Fall season to return! Hilarious, check it out!
The House has approved an amended measure allowing the High School League to continue overseeing middle and high school sports in South Carolina. (via The Greenville News)
A look at full Saturday of invitationals in the state
Daniel senior Andre Ivankovic ran a 14:54 5,000-meter time earlier tonight in Charlotte.
Not all youth runners are excited about heading off to running camp. Many parents are faced with a dilemma. They have the good intention to help develop their son or daughter into the best runner they can possbily be. And summer running camp is an ideal way to stimulate their running, kick them into gear to prepare them for the upcoming cross-country season. But, not all runners are ready to head off to a camp. Some youth experience quite a bit of anxiety with the prospect of heading off to camp. Parents are left to debate, convince or soothe their youth runner over the whole camp idea. (via runningcamps.org)
Richland Northeast coach Charles Proctor and graduate of the school talks about the sport and the past and present.
A quick look of weekend action from the state.
Sandi Morris garnered the first top-eight national performance of her collegiate career with a fourth-place result in the pole vault. The transfer from North Carolina began the day with three consecutive clearances and finished the day with a best clearance of 4.35m/14-3.25.
Brittney Waller earns bronze medal in 20-pound weight throw. (via ClemsonTigers.com)
Erica Peake improved on her Coastal Carolina and Big South Conference-record time in the 200 meters Friday night while placing ninth overall at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships at the University of Arkansas' Randal Tyson Track Complex. (via www.goccusports.com)
scrunners.com will be onsite at the Diamond Hornets Invitational.
NEW YORK - Last year the storylines swirled fast and furious around Erin Finn, Dior Hall, and the girls of Grosse Pointe South (Michigan). Can they rekindle the magic this year? (Photo by Don Rich)
NEW YORK – History was made less than three weeks ago at the Armory in New York City - site of this weekend’s New Balance Indoor Nationals - by a runner that seems to break records nearly every time he laces up his track spikes. (Photo by Don Rich)
More coverage coming. GSP Relays, Sandlapper Classic results posted.
It was a preseason track meet, it was cold and Christ Church junior James Quattlebaum, like the others at Riverside High School on Wednesday night, was just getting started. (via www.greenvilleonline.com)
scrunners.com has announced its tentative coverage schedule for 2013. Each meet page on the 2013 outdoor calendar has the ability for readers and meet directors to upload photographs and video. Help support scrunners.com, subscribe.
Database top returners for boys shot put from 2012 results. More top returners will be released leading up to outdoor in March. College signings | 2013 outdoor calendar | Setup online registration for your meet (meet directors) | 2013 boys xc top returners | 2013 girls xc top returners | 2013 girls outdoor top returners | 2013 boys outdoor top returners | Team admin
Database top returners for girls shot put from 2012 results. More top returners will be released leading up to outdoor in March. College signings | 2013 outdoor calendar | Setup online registration for your meet (meet directors) | 2013 boys xc top returners | 2013 girls xc top returners | 2013 girls outdoor top returners | 2013 boys outdoor top returners | Team admin
Entering the final day of the SEC Indoor Championships, the No. 3 Razorbacks are in first place with 37 points. (via ArkansasRazorbacks.com)
Tigers won by 41.5 points over Florida State; men earned highest finish at ACC Indoor since 2008. (via ClemsonTigers.com)
The Brooks PR Invitational brings together the nations top track and field athletes from across the country to compete at the Dempsey Center in Seattle, Washington, one of the fastest indoor tracks in the nation. The meet consists of seven events the 60 meter dash, 60 meter hurdles, 400 meter dash, 800 meter run, one mile run, and two mile run. Summerville's Davon Anderson talks about receiving an invitation in the 60-meter hurdles to the Brooks PR Invitational and his goals.
The Wando girls track and field team proved it was a program to be reckoned with last season. Coach Marie Domin wants the Warriors to continue the streak this year after finishing second in the state last year. (via Moultrie News)
Quick look at weekend action. Share performances with results links to email@example.com.
Database top returners for girls 1,600-meter run from 2012 results. More top returners will be released leading up to outdoor in March.
Database top returners for boys 1,600-meter run from 2012 results. More top returners will be released leading up to outdoor in March.
Database top returners for girls 100-meter hurdles from 2012 results. More top returners will be released leading up to outdoor in March.
The South Carolina track and field program will host their final indoor home meet of the season on Sat., Feb. 16. The day will kick off at 10 a.m. with women's pole vault and the weight throw. Running events begin at 10:30 a.m. with the 55-meter hurdles prelims (via www.gamecocksonline.com)