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The New York State Federation Cross Country Championship scheduled the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake boys joined the Saratoga girls as meet. The state Federation cross country championships, schedule for was deemed unsuitable for athletes and spectators, the New York State. CORTLAND, N.Y. - The stage is set for the State University of New York ( SUNYAC) Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships.
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It was a proud moment see both the senior leader of the team and a rising star freshman making it to the big time once again. Other outstanding performances and contributors include freshman Ysa Paneto The Lady Gladiators placed 2nd overall in a tight race against Cornwall.
The overall score of 28 to 58, is getting closer each year, and the Lady Glads are hoping to catch them in years to come. While times were slower this week, many speed ratings were faster as the conditions added seconds to times. And with six girls returning next year, the girls hope to move up to the next level of competition.
The long term goal is for the team to earn a national ranking. They dream big, then do whatever it takes to make the dream reality. With personal and team goals set, the boys were focused like never before. By the time the boys raced, temperatures were unseasonably warm, humidity was at its height, and the starting line was slick with mud.
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Despite these unfavorable conditions, the boys sought out to achieve their goals in the ultra competitive Class B race. With NYS Class B number three ranked Cornwall, and number five ranked newcomer Mount Academy serving as the main competition, the Gladiator guys were ready to give it their best effort.
The two seniors would take turns leading throughout the three-mile race, but it was Bywater who would run away at the end, with Paneto finishing in Stephen Perrillo-Sullivan was the next Gladiator to cross the finish line, running His strong performance pushes his speed rating to an all-time high ofwhich ranks him 30th in NYS Class B.
Perrillo also earned the fifth and final individual spot at the State meet. In order to run your best at the big meet, follow some tried and true methods for staying calm and being ready to compete. We have an important question to ask: Are you satisfied with just qualifying or do you want to do as much damage as possible in the race?
If you are satisfied with just qualifying, you can stop reading now.
But if you want to get the absolute best out of yourself, test your limits, and run your best race of the year on the day it matters most, keep reading. The first thing you should do if you want to run your best at the state meet is to ignore everything Tim tells you.
He will probably tell the guys that the secret to success is to shave your legs and for the girls to all wear matching ribbons in their hair and a lot of colorful face paint. These things can be fun but will not help you run better. Here are my five sure-fire ways to ensure that you are on top of your game on race day: Remember that the State meet is just another race. You have done this before and know what you are capable of running.
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Keep in mind that you are a seasoned veteran at this distance and will do just fine. Obviously the week before State is a good time to rest up. Taper off in your running mileage and gets lots of sleep. Listen to your coach: It is important to believe in what your coach tells you.
Follow the advice and set a good example for the rest of the team. This one always worked well for me.
See yourself confidently racing against your competition. Imagine how good you feel and picture yourself having the perfect finish.
Choose a good power word or phrase, that reminds you that you are made for more. Say this word in your head when you need it, and pick up the pace! Just to prove Adam wrong I will argue that doing things like shaving legs, coming up with obnoxious pre-race cheers, and designing new t-shirts for the state meet can help.