So this is important to remember for every cross country team, or any sports team, for this coming school year. You can definitely
I keep seeing it. "Across the USA by Train for Just $213." Every so often, the picture and title will roll through my Facebook feed as a friend shares it. Every time I see it, I want to scream. Because here's the thing: This is an awful, awful idea. In fact, it downright sucks.
The Highway Runaways traveled across the country inspiring badass women to hop on.
In this Chicken Soup For The Soul moment we are walking across the country! Kait & John Seyal, along with their two dogs
I will accept the path I have taken, accept the mistakes I have made. Accept that, yes, I have regrets, but that there is no way I would be who I am without them. Accept that often times what we believe to be our biggest mistakes lead to the biggest turning points of our lives.
More than just physical prowess drives the teens to succeed; their strong family ties, incredible work ethic and commitment to their team all play a factor in forging these novice runners into champions.
Several groups tried to make it into a film, but it was not until Disney took interest that it came to screen. Costner had been offered the role twice before and turned it down, but he said the third script created a character that he really believed could coach a winning team.
I'm a far better person because I was a runner in high school. Because I was dedicated to a pursuit that valued and rewarded camaraderie, strength and willpower. Because I was part of a team that saw me at my best and my worst.
I don't know if the rising number of kids running cross-country at my son's school represents a trend. But I hope it does.
A cross-country road trip is on the bucket list of most Americans. While we have some incredible sights and landmarks across the country, half the fun of going on road trips these days is sharing the experience with friends and family!
As the fall cross country and marathon season is quickly approaching, runners from all across the nation are trying to build the foundation that will take them to new personal records and successes.