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Banner Weekend for NE Distance

Photo by Scott Mason We just had a banner weekend.  On Saturday we took 8 teams to the RI Middle School Cross Country State Championships.  Roughly 1/5th of the teams at the championship meet were coached by

2016 WMS Schedule Posted!

The NE Distance athletes have finalized the 2016 Woonsocket Middle School schedule. Steve Mangan joins Katie Spratford and Henry Sterling on the WMS cross country coaching staff this fall. The trio is looking forward to a wonderful fall in promoting their athletes’

A Message from Molly Huddle

Dear Friend As I prepare to represent the US at the Olympics in Rio, I can’t help but think back to the road that brought me here.  When I was younger, my school didn’t have a cross country team.  I

Bishop McCort grad Spisak to run at U.S. Olympic trials

Initially published in July 1, 2016 edition of The Tribune Democrat By Shawn Curtis Bishop McCort graduate Jim Spisak has covered a lot of distance to be a part of Friday’s United States Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon.

Breaking 4-minute barrier in the mile puts Ross in special company

Initially published in June 6, 2016 edition of Providence Journal By Bill Koch The four-minute mile remains one of those magical numbers in sports, a figure that sits alongside 50 home runs in a baseball season, 100 points in