December 05, 2013
Rich Morales was a La Habra High School Highlander in La Habra, CA. He recently retired from a 25 year coaching career, but continues to serve as a Starter, directs the Inland Empire Cross Country Challenge and is a Spanish teacher at Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga. This past November he published an e-book autobiography titled "My Story" - sharing his journey of a youth struggling to find his place in the world. The book is available on Amazon.com.
By Rich Morales
Coach had us...
November 22, 2013
JoAnn Wegert wrote to BBTM via our Facebook Page about the lessons learned in a one Mile race. A great post!
I remember rounding the last turn on the track and seeing that long stretch to the finish, all the while hearing the breath of my opponent who wanted the win, likely, just as much as I did. Muscles beyond aching; they almost seemed numb. Every movement took 100% percent effort. Time stood still. That finish line did not get any closer. The flickering thought; just step into the grass...
October 15, 2013
Earlier in September, Sarah Witt joined Bring Back the Mile as a Mile Maniac and wrote a great entry for BBTM on What the Mile Means to Her. We then had the opportunity to speak to Sarah and get a sense of just how passionate she was for the Mile and the enthusiasm for the Mile she organizes in Raleigh, NC -- The Magnificent Mile. Sarah is an inspiration to any runner, fan and especially those fighting motor neuron diseases. Enjoy!
By Sarah Witt, Director, The Magnificent Mile
September 28, 2013
By Brenda Barrera
Last year I turned 50 years old and one of my running goals was to run a Mile race.
#1: I’m a fan of top U.S. women milers like Jenny Simpson, Mary Cain, Brenda Martinez and Alisa Harvey.
#2: In my 25-plus years of road racing, I’ve never run a Mile race.
#3: I wanted to support Ryan Lamppa who I think is doing a heckuva job with “Bring Back the Mile” and I mentioned of my promise to Ryan that I would run a Mile in my parting Editor’s Note for Washington...