Well, here we are again. The University of Oregon is the latest cross country/track program lined up behind a string of others that have been called out for harmful coaching practices. In this case, the reported harmful tactics included a weight-, appearance- and metrics-focused approach to coaching athletes. Is this emblematic of so-called toxic culture? …
For running coaches who want to promote a healthier sport. Mission statementThis pledge aims to foster a more productive and supportive culture in athletics, especially concerning food, bodies, and mental health—prioritizing holistic athlete development. It defines guardrails for running, cross country, and track and field coaches. These guardrails set basic, evidence-based expectations about food, body, …
3 XC Things
What can cross country can teach us right now plus three stories to check out.
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Girls Running: All You Need to Strive, Thrive, and Run Your Best
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