Mont’s Video of the Week

Mont’s Video of the Week: Dare To Be Great!

by mont on October 21, 2011

This is a great video and inspirational in what it challenges you to do. Mohammed Ali said “I am great” and then went out and proved it!

Saturday presents an opportunity to challenge yourself and do something others only dream of. You can go into the meet HOPING good things will happen or go into the meet MAKING good things happen. When you “Dare to be great, and tell yourself how great you are – good things will happen.





We’re taking a look at a school in Texas (not just because Austin and Andrew are from there), South Lake Carroll High School has one of the top boys and girls programs in the country. Can you imagine running 1,152 consecutive days in a row? Watch and see who has.

Before their workout the over 150 runner squad sits down for “study time”. After study hour the team sets out for a hard session of 400s under the hot Texas sun. (without shirts!)
Girls 8×400
Boys 14-17×400
Recovery 120 resting heart rate.

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Mont’s Videos of the Week – “Knowing You Gave Everything…….Means Everything”

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These two videos are great examples that show it doesn’t always matter if you win – more important is that you did your best! In the first clip titled “Why Do You Run”, you’ll see great examples of runners giving everything they have, win or lose. In the 2nd video “The Race”, Heather Dorniden of […]

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Mont’s Video of the Week – Mental Edge Part II

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Mont’s Video of the Week: Gaining The Mental Edge

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Some great points in this interview about training and preparing for races. What do you think about when you are running? What kind of plan do you have during a race? Coach Byrne from Wisconsin puts it best when he describes what is important about your running and training: “Basically, what I refer to here […]

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Mont’s Video of the Week: Don’t Quit!

September 19, 2011

What do I like about this video? It’s everything I love about sports and competition. When someone puts 100% effort and commitment into their training and preparation and competes to the best of their abilities, the results good or bad, can be very emotional. It is easy to put yourself in this person’s shoes if […]

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Mont’s Video of the Week: What makes a successful cross country runner

September 6, 2011

Welcome the the first installment of Mont’s Video of the Week.  These will be videos about running that will hopefully inspire you to work harder, educate you about recovery, teach you race strategies or simply entertain you with tales about running.  They are definitely worth checking out and come straight to you from high school […]

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