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Spratford Qualifies for USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships

*Photo credit to Michael Scott* NE Distance is proud to announce that veteran Katie Spratford will be competing in the 10,000m at the 2018 USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships taking place later this week in Des Moines, Iowa. Though

Hassett and Spratford Find Success Out West

On a cool and overcast evening in Portland, Oregon, NE Distance Elite team members Dylan Hassett and Katie Spratford took to the outdoor track at Lewis and Clark College to compete in the 10,000m at the Portland Track Festival. In

Big Turnout at the May Blackstone Boulevard Free 5k

This month’s Blackstone Boulevard Free 5k was a huge success! Over 300 participants came out to run, walk, or cheer on a beautiful evening in Providence. Our goal with the Blackstone Boulevard 5k Series is to create a positive community

NEDi Trio Competes for Team USA at the NACAC and Pan American Cross Country Championships

  This past weekend, three members of the NE Distance Women’s Elite Team – Katie Spratford, Obsie Birru, and Rachel Schilkowsky – represented the United States in international competition. After placing 7th, 8th, and 9th, respectively, at the USATF Cross Country

NE Distance Kicks Off the XC Season at the Boston Mayor’s Cup

Although NE Distance had fielded a full men’s team in the Championship 8k race at the Boston Mayor’s Cup in both 2015 and 2016 (and came away with the team title both times, might we add) this year marked the

A Day in the Life: John Schilkowsky

6:00 am — Rach shakes me awake (I never hear the alarm clock).  I roll out of bed and drag myself downstairs to put on my shoes and head out for my first run. I usually try to sleep in

A Great Turnout at Molly Huddle’s PVD Fall-Comers 5k XC Team Challenge!

Molly Huddle’s inaugural PVD Fall-Comers 5k XC Team Challenge proved to be a huge success as a total of 179 runners participated in the race this past Sunday. Another 20 or so kids took part in the kid’s 1 mile

NE Distance Elite Women take the team title at the RMHP of Providence Women’s Classic 5k

On an overcast and dreary day that lacked even the faintest ray of sunlight, the NE Distance Elite Women’s Team found a way to shine all its own. The NEDi ladies took to the streets of Providence this past Sunday

A Day in the Life: Dylan Hassett

Unbeknownst to many people, being an elite distance runner requires much more time and energy than that which is physically spent running. Similarly, the time and effort put into coaching, specifically coaching youth athletes, extends far beyond the hour and