No. 79 [Runners]

No. 79
Photo by James Rogers

“I’ve started around 800 races and meets—cross-country and track. This is my 18th year. … When the meet is over, I don’t have to run to the locker room or my car. I’ve only had a few people tell me that my start was bad.”

“If you could give one piece of advice to high school cross-country runners, what would it be?”

“One? Ah, well, it’s important to know the course. And for the coaches, it’s important to know the rules.”