I am sure almost everyone has had a side ache or "sidestitch" at some point or another. They usually seem to occur when we're first starting to get into shape or maybe when we had a late lunch. According to the Doctors Book of Home Remedies for Men (I am sure Women's livers are in the same spot and this works for them too 🙂 : 

If you're like most people, when you run, you exhale as your right foot hits the ground.
This puts downward pressure on your liver (which lives on your right side), which then tugs at the diaphragm and creates a side stitch. The fix: Exhale as your left foot strikes the ground.


New website

As we are beginning to think about the upcoming season, I thought it would be appropriate to redesign the website. The new website should load much faster for many of you.

We've also added more content to the site:

  • Mileage club members
  • Road warriors
  • Team records back to 1981
  • Search function

We would appreciate receiving any suggestions that you might have for further improving the website or ideas on new content that we should post. Feel free to post a comment in the forums or send me an email .


Want to race faster?

Well we all have a few races under our belts now, and am sure that the question has come up “how can I be faster?” I am here to help give you some advice that has come to me from former runners and 3 1/2 years of race experiences. The most important thing is…


What happened in Bellingham… Stays in Bellingham!

On Friday, right after school, the whole team, minus a few poor souls, namely the sick, lame and Eric Fischer (who is suffering through a week at disneyland) piled into some vans and carpooled in mass up to Bellingham for the Mt. Baker Invitational that Saturday.  I will comment on the top ten things learned.  But, as a general rule what happened in Bellingham… Stays in Bellingham!

A Captain Speaks

Rettmann has given the Captains admininistrative powers!  This means that Andy, Ranvier, Olga and I will, from time to time, post stories, comments, thoughts or any other random factoid.  Today I will be tackling a safety issue that is of great concern to all of us. 

Lindbergh Runners go to Camp

Five members of the Lindbergh cross country team attended running camp this summer.