tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:/posts NEPXC Blog 2017-06-03T18:12:01Z tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1160300 2017-06-01T16:00:00Z 2017-06-03T18:12:01Z Look who Abbi and Jane found running in circles tonight!!

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/767870 2014-11-10T19:45:39Z 2014-11-10T19:45:48Z NEPXC camp friends reunited at Central MA Champoinships Lexi-Parker and Brianna-Wachusett

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/767868 2014-11-10T19:45:02Z 2014-11-10T19:45:02Z Central MA Div 2 Nico Agosta 9th, Zach Rolfe 2nd! Parker Boys 3rd. On to Franklin Park!

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/758434 2014-10-21T20:33:11Z 2014-10-21T20:33:11Z Go Lianne!


tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/757917 2014-10-17T16:00:00Z 2014-10-20T18:38:05Z Congratulations Peter!


tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/757918 2014-10-15T16:00:00Z 2014-10-20T18:53:16Z Go Mark!


tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/757920 2014-09-29T16:00:00Z 2014-10-20T18:52:35Z Lianne is in the news!


tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/757921 2014-09-25T16:00:00Z 2014-10-20T18:52:16Z Yay Ryan!


tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/757923 2014-09-19T16:00:00Z 2014-10-20T18:45:57Z Look who I found at the Choate Invitational last weekend!

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/757925 2014-09-06T16:00:00Z 2014-10-20T18:51:52Z Go Annmarie! goo.gl/Q6ux6H]]> tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/636406 2014-01-01T02:08:37Z 2014-01-01T02:08:37Z Anna Kaplan of Amherst named Western Mass. Runner of the Year for girls cross country

From MASS LIVE: http://goo.gl/mschSo

Anna Kaplan of Amherst named Western Mass Runner of the Year for girls cross country

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/580134 2013-05-21T00:48:35Z 2013-10-08T17:25:35Z Congratulations to Guest Speaker Nate! - Jenkins wins Trav's Trail Run


tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/529226 2013-04-11T12:00:00Z 2013-10-08T17:14:29Z See Guest Speaker Dr. Laura on TV!

Eat This, Not That: Snacks on-the-go


tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/529225 2013-03-11T12:00:00Z 2013-10-08T17:14:29Z Congratulations to Guest Speaker Nate! - Jenkins wins St. Paddy’s 5-Miler


tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68594 2013-01-26T23:09:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:09Z Watch Camp 2012 Guest Speaker Erik Nedeau help set a Master's 4x800m World/USA Record
Congratulations to Chris Simpson, Scott Weeks, Mark Gomes, and Erik Nedeau!

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68595 2012-10-28T21:40:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:09Z Race Reunion - Shaler Invitational, October 27, 2012

Caroline ('10-'12) and Kelly ('12) after the meet!


Addis ('11-'12) tweeted the following from her meet - with Josh ('12) and Kendrick ('11-'12)!

Addis FC (@addisadidas19)

10/27/12, 4:18 PM


some @nepxc stuff going on right now 

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68596 2012-10-07T21:21:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:09Z Race Reunion - Suffield Invitational, October 6, 2012

Brief video montage...


Counselor Chris at work.


Addis getting to the front of the pack.


Caroline heading out with the pack.


Addis leading the pack to the back fields.


Addis running strong.


Caroline in a group.


Addis leading to the finish.


Caroline heading to the finish.


Addis and her proud dad!

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68597 2012-10-05T20:30:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:09Z Race Reunion - Richard Miller Invitational, September 29, 2012

Counselors Rachel and Dave have an enthusiastic greeting!


Dave prepping his team.


Caroline (Camp '10, '11, '12) is led by Devon (Camp '10).


Rachel and her assistant coach.


Caroline, Rachel, and Dave.

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68598 2012-09-24T23:16:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:09Z Race Reunion - Amherst Invitational, September 22, 2012

Elizabeth (Camp '12) battles with Julie (Camp '11 & '12) 100 yds from the finish...


Elizabeth gets a step on Julie!


Julie with Maddy (Camp '12) andHaley (Camp '12)

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68599 2012-09-22T23:15:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:09Z Race Reunion - Canterbury Invitational (9/22/12)

Big nepxc reunion today at Canterbury. I saw Addis (Camp '11 & '12), Shoshanna (Camp '11 & '12) and Veronica (Camp '12). Addis won the race in 20:12. I snapped some pictures of her accepting the individual and team title, so I figured I'd pass them on. Pomfret [Rachel's team] came in 4th.


Rachel (Camp '07; Staff '09-'12)

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68600 2012-09-16T04:22:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:09Z Race Reunion - Girls' Race at Choate (9/15/12)

NEPXC on the left, on the right, and in the center!

Addis (CAMP '11 & '12) coming in for the win!

Caroline (CAMP '10, '11, '12) coming in!

Samantha (CAMP '12), Addis, and Caroline pose for a post race photo!

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68619 2012-08-08T03:40:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:10Z NEPXC Camp 2012 Guest Interview #3

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68621 2012-08-08T03:39:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:10Z NEPXC Camp 2012 Update #3

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68622 2012-08-07T03:47:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:10Z NEPXC Camp 2012 Guest Interview #2

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68624 2012-08-07T03:43:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:10Z NEPXC Camp 2012 Update #2

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68601 2012-08-06T03:44:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:09Z NEPXC Camp 2012 Guest Interview #1

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68604 2012-08-06T03:41:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:09Z NEPXC Camp 2012 Update #1

tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68606 2012-06-12T18:26:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:09Z Camp 2012 Reminder Info #5

Speaking of scanning, emailing, faxing, etc., did you know that if you have an iPhone or iPad (ver. 2 or 3) but no scanner then you really DO have a scanner. It's true! With a free program like GeniusScan (there are others, as well, and there are paid versions that don't have the little ads on them), you can capture single- or multi-page documents that can be saved as PDFs and then emailed to anyone. It's quick, easy, and very convenient. The most important tip I offer about this is to keep the camera PARALLEL to the object being scanned to minimize blur. It may take a little practice to get comfortable doing (there are even platform aids to help accomplish this), but this skill is something you may use more and more as time goes on, especially if you want to save documents or send documents to people on a regular basis.

Here's another potentially useful (albeit, non running-related) item: Evernote. If you use this free program, you know what I mean; if you have heard about it, but never explored it, do so; if you don't know what it is, you can learn about it at www.evernote.com (and all over the web). This program stores and organizes information in a way that is accessible on whatever device(s) you choose to use - desktop, laptop, netbook, phone, pad; Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, Blackberry - and automagically syncs between all your devices. Evernote has been integrated into the workflow of students, teachers, doctors, lawyers, and a broad range of business owners. While it may not be for everyone, Evernote is an extremely useful tool for millions (about 32 million!) of people and would be worth some of your time to explore.

[NOTE: I have no stake in either GeniusScan or Evernote; I just think they are important enough to spread the word.]

Please let me know if you have any questions about camp or anything else.

Run safely and wear sunscreen!


tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68608 2012-06-04T03:27:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:09Z Meet The Runner - Julie Carroll

Article on Camp 2011 runner Julie!


tag:nepxc.posthaven.com,2013:Post/68610 2012-05-25T18:25:00Z 2013-10-08T15:36:10Z Camp 2012 Reminder Info #4

Whether or not you will becoming to camp this summer, remember that every runner should keep a running log and review it on a regular basis. The log can be as simple as a pad of paper or as involved as a computer program (there are plenty on the web these days). Personally, I use a simple form I created in Google Docs where the entries automagically end up in a Google Docs Spreadsheet for easy review. You can include whatever information you would like, but, hopefully, it will be relevant information that can track progress and indicate trends. I include Date, Course, Time, Mileage, Weather, Shoes, Sleep, and Comments (where I can add more detailed commentary as necessary); some people include more than these items, others include fewer. So, if you are not keeping a log (or journal or diary, etc.), please start--you will be doing yourself a great favor!

Also, remember that, as an endurance athlete, you need to work on your long run. Some people do them weekly, others every other week; I tend to advocate a long run every 7-10 days, but you will have to determine what works best for you. What's "long?" That depends on what you are currently doing for mileage. If your typical runs are in the 4-5 mile range, your long run could be around 6-8 miles; your pace may also be slightly slower so that you can get the time (mileage) in.

On the other end of the scale, remember that you should engage your leg speed every so often. For this, you may want to do a handful of strides (gradually increasing your speed over 10-20 meters, then holding a relaxed-yet-fast pace for another 30-40 meters, then backing off over the final 10-20 meters; form is of primary importance so, if you are being sloppy, then you should stop!) every 3-5 days.

Finally, a little documentary video was created by a runner as part of his class work called "The Real Maine." It highlights four male collegiate runners who decided to train together last summer and looks interesting enough to recommend to you (sorry, girls, maybe someone will create a female version sometime). You can check it out on Vimeo.com: https://vimeo.com/42523717

Please let me know if you have any questions about camp or anything else.

Run safely!