DAY OF DISTANCE CLINIC

Friday Evening March 18th & Saturday Morning March 19th 2022

For Collegiate, High School, Middle School and Club Coaches. Unlike most coaching clinics, we exclusively offer Cross Country and Distance Running Related Topics. It’s Interactive – Come, Learn, Share and ENJOY!

This year’s clinic is ONLINE via ZOOM for your safety and convenience. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE. Still only $100!  CLICK HERE FOR PayPal OR Make Check/Money Order payable to RUNNINGWORKS, INC. and send one week PRIOR to Clinic to: RunningWorks, Inc., P.O. Box 8832 Collingswood, NJ 08108. No credit cards accepted. We also accept Purchase orders from Schools and organizations

At least 3 speakers each date, including SONIA O’SULLIVAN (World Elite Runner/Coach), SCOTT CHRISTENSEN (USTFCCCA Endurance Specialist), MIKE McCABE (Union Catholic HS), DEZ DUNHAM (renowned HS Coach/Author), MARK JARVIS (Cherokee HS), JIM RADCLIFFE (U of Oregon Strength Coach)additional Presenters & Schedule announced, shortly!  Coaches will have access to recorded sessions.  Friday Sessions: 6:00pm, 7:00pm and 8:00pm. Saturday Sessions: 9:00am, 10:00am and 11:00am with live Q&A for coaches.  

Hosted by Marcus O’Sullivan, Director of Villanova University Track & Field and Cross Country, and a 4-time Olympian, 3-time World Champion. Marcus has hosted the Day of Distance since its inception in 1999.

Coach Mike McCabe led Union Catholic to numerous county, state and national titles, and his squads have broken multiple national records, earned several All-America honors during his illustrious career. In 2017, Coach McCabe was named Girls State Coach of the Year by NJ.com, and was named USA Today’s ALL-USA Girls Coach of the Year for the 2019 outdoor campaign.  
Desmond Dunham, is one of the most decorated high school coaches in the country with national All-Americans, national championships, and international titles from the short sprints up to the distance events, including cross-country. Coach Dez currently is the Director and Head Coach of track & field and cross-country at St. John’s College High School
Sonia O’Sullivan, is a 4-time Olympian and 3-time World Champion and Ireland’s most crowned sportswoman. Her illustrious career in middle-distance disciplines spanned the 1990s and culminated with an Olympic silver medal in the 5,000m in Sydney. Sonia is currently coaching the Nike training group in Portland, Oregon
Jim Radcliffe, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Oregon. During his almost 30 year tenure, he has established himself as a highly-respected teacher, coach and author. An active clinician throughout the country, he is widely recognized as one of the leading authorities regarding exercise for the development of strength, speed and agility.
Mark Jarvis is the Head Girl’s Track and Cross Country Coach at Cherokee High School in Marlton, NJ. Coach Jarvis was recently named Coach of The Year for his teams winning every meet they entered this season, including the New Jersey State Meet of Champions and the Nike XC Regional Cross Country Championships
Scott Christensen’s Stillwater High School teams have been ranked in the national top 10 eight times. He won the 1997 High School National Championship and his squads have captured multiple Minnesota State Championships. Four Stillwater alumni have broken 4:00 in the mile since leaving the program. Coach Christensen has coached 13 Minnesota State Championship-winning teams and 27 individual Minnesota State Champions. He was also the high school coach of Olympian Ben Blankenship. Coach Christensen was the USTFCCCA Endurance Specialist School junior team leader for the World Cross Country Team in 2003 and the senior team leader in 2008. He also coached Ben Blankenship. Coach Christensen is a 18-year USATF Level II endurance lead instructor and a 8-year USTFCCCA Endurance Specialist.

*NOTE* Speakers are subject to change!

Some DOD Testimonials:

“Excellent day of learning and reassurance” – Casey Ramel

“As a first time coach this has helped a ton” – Rich Briggs

“It was a great day of track & field discussions. I’ll be back next year! – Ross Donoghue

“It continues to be ([my] 4th year – 3rd in a row) awesome… gets only better” – Marty Brown, Kellenburg Girls XC

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