BillATC

Atlanta, GA

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21 days ago Everett Smulders Breaks 4:00
@Eric_Heintz Thanks Eric - yup Erassa has a 3:57 indoor best (outdoors was on 4:00.6) and 3:38...
23 days ago Everett Smulders Breaks 4:00
@jmcartney Yeah I think Ralph, Eric O'Brien, and Brendon Mahoney, and Drew Griffin all went unde...
2 months ago Questions about track season
@BranchTFXC Virus risk is a function of exposure x time. Exposure can be limited by maybe spra...
6 months ago Alum update
Last night in Ca, Girma Mecheso joined fellow GA HS alum Kirubel Erassa in the top 6 US 10K times...
1 year ago Fast running from GA HS alums esp in the W 3K
Of course there are a lot of great times being put up by GA HS runners that have gone on to ply t...
1 year ago Georgia Footlocker/NXR
@lisle33 And I think that year (1980) GA had home court advantage as I believe in those beginn...
1 year ago Improvements to the State Meet
I think we are getting very close to having mats over the road crossings. Why it has not been don...
1 year ago Just asking.. Please don't attack the messenger
Covers a lot of really sensitive (and some highly political) areas. But the truth is that you nee...
1 year ago Alexander- Asics Course
Good news for those you who are concerned about the times at Asics - Tully Runners has gone ahead...
2 years ago 2019 XC State Meet Schedule
@cbcarter7 ugh - was really hoping for that extra week. Would be nice to get one more week of ...
2 years ago Standards for the state meet
@BillATC In looking at it further - it looks like it is mostly to save time at the meet. Its f...
2 years ago Standards for the state meet
@daniel.gastley Without knowing the specifics of all the events that have a standard, but for ...
2 years ago Georgai alums qualifying for NCAA's
@spxcoachrm Maybe not Div 1 but Andrew Singh helped lead number 7 ranked Carnegie Mellon to ba...
2 years ago 7 AAAA JV times
Either the timing system was a bit off or Coach Heintze is going to have one heck of a difficult ...
2 years ago course adjustment factors
@dataholic Interesting how the gap b/t the Cobb county course seems to be growing v Carrollton...
3 years ago Region & Sectional track dates/deadlines changed
So is holding a taper for and additional week - I think its 50/50 on the help/hurt scale. Likely ...
3 years ago GA Alums Buchalski & Carnahan Interview
@KCCCCC It was fantastic to see the camera pan over the field and see not 1 or 2 but 3 women ...
3 years ago McLeod 4th at Arcadia
@gawebmaster and congra6s to the incredibly versatile Sterling Lester for her win in the 400 in 5...
3 years ago 2017 USATF Georgia HS Cross Country Meet of Champions 2017
@spxcoachrm Speaking as someone who grew up racing XC in NJ and still has a brother who coache...
3 years ago Milton - 15:34 team average!
I believe that 2009 was the last year that the largest division was the first race of the morning...
4 years ago Whatever happened to.....?
I also think some of it is the way we advertise meets. I know just about every important meet we ...
4 years ago Congrat's to Tripp Hurt
Unless Girma did it after June 11th (current list) or competing for somebody besides the US - the...
4 years ago Congrat's to Tripp Hurt
3:59.46 at the Sir Walter Raleigh Mile last night. Becoming a part of a very select group (3?) of...
4 years ago ? For distance folks
I agree and also prefer a more honest race. However, I do find it interesting how so often a race...
4 years ago ? For distance folks
It's easy to criticize after the fact on races like these but look at it from the athletes point ...
4 years ago Tokyo 2020
Interesting concept - will it help countries like the US who have the best depth or smaller count...
4 years ago GA Alumni NCAA D1 Championship Qualifiers
Found these additions off the list - apologies if missed someone esp if in relays which they do n...
4 years ago XC Dates
[quote=runtad]If State were moved to the 10-11 AND the Meet of Champions was still going to be ru...
4 years ago Some great runs by Ga HS distance Alums out west over the weekend
Out of the MPSF meet - Tayler Tuttle & Annie Kelly double up in 9:25/16:20 & 9:26/16:21. Of cours...
4 years ago Buchalski 9:02.04 3k Indoors Currently #1 NCAA D1
I think 9:02 was the adjusted time (for NCAA qual purposes adjusting to a flat 200m track) offici...
4 years ago Young Harris Cuts XC Programs
Unfortunately that website is a good guide for absolute roster size and if they offer the sport b...
4 years ago Georgia Meet of Champions Results
By the way - great start to the meet and hopefully the start of a XC tradition. Good fields and s...
4 years ago State Course Adjustment Factor
Coach Tigue can probably answer that better then anyone but some teams focus on lots of strength ...
4 years ago Girls 6A results
Check the timing company website. Full results for 6A are there including team. At least they wer...
5 years ago Re-aligning Classes and Regions on Ga.MileSplit
This is probably a Jason question but any possibility Areas will be added for 7A or even better a...
5 years ago Tia Jones: 2016 Bronze Medalist, World Junior Championships,Women's 100m Hurdles
Great meet for GA girls - 50% of the winning 4x1, Gold in the 100, Bronze in the 100H, and a PR f...
5 years ago Good Luck to all GA Athletes at D1 NCAA's
I wish I could have such encyclopedic memory : ) But out of respect I try to attribute my sources...
5 years ago Good Luck to all GA Athletes at D1 NCAA's
Thanks to the diligence of the ustfccca - here is a list of all the athletes (by listed hometown)...
5 years ago State XC Meet schedule released
All you need to fit all the now too numerous classifications in on one day is start& finish lines...
5 years ago GA at Boston
Letsrun has a bunch of interviews and snippets on the Boston favorites - included in there are ch...
5 years ago COACHS 4X1600M RELAYS
Great video and instructional tool on how hard it is to get your body to relax and hold form at t...
5 years ago Georgia Senate Approves Bill Allowing Athletes to Display Religous Beliefs on Clothing During Compet
I will be very surprised if this even gets to the floor for a vote. The current wording is fraugh...
5 years ago MARATHON TRIALS PREDICTIONS
Warm temps - predicted high 60's to high 70's during the race - and a slowish course (think lots ...
5 years ago GA Alum Sightings - post collegiate version
Two names stuck out at the open race at USATF Club Nat's in San Fran this past weekend. Kirubel E...
5 years ago NCAA XC Live Streaming
Huddy will have to chime here as to where some of his athletes finished but I have to imagine thi...
6 years ago Timing App for intervals for Ipads?
I use Run Stopwatch and am happy with it. Now I have never tried it with 30 athletes so that migh...
6 years ago Peachtree Road Race
That's pretty much the case for most longstanding road races in the US. But this year some of tha...
6 years ago Candace Hill - Brooks PR
I read a good point of reference as far as this being a "Beamonesque" or since its high school pe...
6 years ago NCAA Nationals
@ParkviewCoachDXC What a race for her at regions. To go from a 38 min 10k runner her frosh ye...
6 years ago Assessment of Sectional effect on Girls State Meet
I think also important to mention is that I believe only one event (Girls 3200m) had all 8 from o...