Reprinted from the TCTC Flyer, May/June 2017 First of all, I remember the steamy evening when it all happened like it was yesterday. It was blazing hot on a beautiful August night in 1977. It was 6 p.m. when I drove onto the Forsyth Country Day campus, where I was the track coach for over 40 years, and it was exactly ...

The Fit 4 Race Series finished up its 2021–2022 edition with a cold running of the Frosty Fifty on January 8. The race weekend kicked off with a Friday night 5K on January 7, with 28 runners showing up for an out-and-back evening run. Taking top honors in the 5K were Eric Villeneuve of Durham, overall male winner, and Heather Hugosson ...

The Winter Seminar is back for 2022, and our speaker has a great message for the running community after the challenges we’ve all faced since our last seminar in early 2020.  Abbey Cooper is a decorated Ivy League athlete, having won a total of seven NCAA titles, including being the first Ivy League athlete to win an NCAA Cross Country ...

When I was applying to Wake Forest, I was asked to give a Top 10 list in my life. Naturally, mine were my top 10 favorite moments about competitive track and field.However, when I left the days of competition behind and stepped onto Wake’s campus, I gained a new sense of appreciation for running, simply for the sake of running. ...

As I sit down to write this, I find the subject matter changes moment to moment and is something we cannot ignore, COVID-19. This pandemic, which was described to me as an epidemic on steroids, is affecting people all over the world. It started in Wuhan, China, and was, for a brief time, considered China’s health problem, but now it ...

The Beat the Heat 5K began in 1989 as the Coors Lite Saturday Night Fever 5K. It offered an alternative to the early morning races with an evening schedule and a social atmosphere afterwards. It was modeled after a similar event in Greensboro, the Tavern Tour. In the first year The Saturday Night Fever 5K drew 335 finishers.  In 1990, ...