Getting race bibs and lane number assignments.
Declaration (check-in) and pre-event holding tent.
jeff noel and Bobby DeSantis (and other M55 athletes) walking to starting line. Bobby took silver.
USATF is organized to create happiness. Nationals is a big meet. A lot of moving parts – like the human body.
It only takes one moving part to become injured (or disorganized) and the whole thing becomes a potential disaster.
It is an interesting analogy to contemplate.
Are all of our ‘life’ moving parts in good working order?
Smoking is a lifetime commitment
Patience, organization, and simplicity are key.
Last year the 1500 meters.
This year the 800 meters.
Next year, 400 meters.
How’s your art coming along?
Family surprised me by stopping by the meet (umbrella for shade)
Tent city lined the south and west sides of Lake Brantley High School track stadium
Bantom division runner holding ears for starter’s pistol shot
Women’s elite 400 meter runners
When we think of the promises we make to others and to ourselves, do we ever consider our list’s length?
We’re probably most successful if it’s a short list. Think about it.
Anyone have a promise to themselves that’s less than five years old?
For 40 months now you’ve had the opportunity to read five daily, differently-themed blogs about Life’s Big Choices.
The photos above are from
. today’s Track Meet
Baylor Track & Field and jeff noel's infamous Lane 8
The sense of accomplishment from practicing what he preaches, jeff noel left Baylor’s Hart-Patterson Track & Field Complex and stopped (how could he not) at Katie’s Frozen Custard.
Katie's Frozen Custard is famous because everyone passes it going to the (Track) Football Stadium.
Famous Katie's Frozen Custard
Baylor's Hart-Patterson Track & Field Complex
As a world-class Master’s Track & Field 400 meter runner himself, jeff noel couldn’t fathom being on Baylor’s campus and not touching the track where four Olympic Gold medal 400 meter runners trained. On the other hand, noel had spent 10 hours traveling, was beat, and had an early call time the next morning…