Lily and Bryce make Youth Runner Magazine

The Peak Performance Running Team is so proud of Bryce and Lily! They made Youth Runner Magazine after an amazing performance at New Balance Indoor Nationals. They worked really hard to to get to the big event in NYC. Read more to find out what they thought!

Bryce and Lily both worked especially hard this winter after the XC season to put down fast times at the inaugural NBNI New Balance National Indoor Track Junior High School Mile.It’s sensational to have 2 athletes on our team making the top of the national ranks in Junior High. Look for big things for these two in the future.

Lily clocked a season PR in 5:24 and Bryce just a hairsbreadth away from breaking 5:00 with a 5:00.68

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Lily and Coach Andrew

Lily and Bryce at Packet Pickup

Lily and Bryce in Time Square

Peak Runs at Running Lane and AAU Nationals

This year was still far from normal – Nike Cross kept a regional event but left a gap open for a new event by not holding Nike Cross Nationals (NXN). This left a hole for a team and individual event to show who was the best in the nation. RunningLane seized that opportunity and built a course that proved to be the fastest in the nation. 4 athletes went under Dathan Ritzenhein’s HS XC National record of 14:10…read more

Transitioning to Trail Running

Track and Cross Country are often the two dynamics of the sport high schoolers are familiar with and if they come from a running family they might be more familiar with marathons and half marathons. There has been a move towards trails that has started to trickle down with new events popping up that offer both an individual and team dynamic. Athletes can compete individually or score team points just like they’re accustomed to in cross country.

Cross Country in the Time of COVID

As time wore on, it wasn’t just the events we’d lose, it was our sense of normalcy. How we interacted, how we greeted each other, how we hyped each other up, how we congratulated each other. It was like a light switch, from that day forward – we had to operate differently because fo COVID.