Are you ready for your best track season ever? Of course not...it's winter! However when the snow and ice melt you can have a major advantage on your competition if you get in solid winter training. We've assembled a team of coaches to help you prepare for a season full of PRs and medals.
WHEN? Meeting weekly from 12/6-2/23
- Advanced Distance (Grades 10-12 or 7-9th graders who can run a district qualifying standard)
- Novice Distance (Grades 7-9)
Indoor track in the Recreation Center of Clarks Summit University.
Register today by clicking the green "TICKETS" button on the top right! The fee to participate is $125 for 1 night/week, $200 for 2 nights/week, $250 for all 3 nights/week.
Our coaches are some of the best in Northeast Pennsylvania. They are eager to share their technical expertise and passion for the sport.
Rob Ahrens - Head Coach & Distance - Coach Rob currently coaches cross country & track at Elk Lake. He has won the Scranton Half Marathon and Binghamton Bridge Run in addition to placing in the top 5 in the Steamtown Marathon the past 3 years. He has 7 years of high school and college coaching experience at Abington Heights, Elk Lake, and Clarks Summit University. He has coached district champion teams, state medalists, and Footlocker Cross Country Champion Tessa Barrett.
Kevin Borrelli - Distance - Coach Kevin has 20 years of running experience. He works hard not only to improve upon his own achievements but also helping others reach their goals. He has won district titles and state medals in high school, was a consistent top 5 runner at Duquesne University, and has continued to dominate the local running scene winning the Steamtown Marathon, Scranton Half Marathon, and Binghamton Bridge Run. He now coaches at Marywood University where he was named regional coach of the year on the way to taking the women's cross country team to the national meet in 2013.
Zach Brown - Sprints - Zach is a 2-Time NCAA All-American in the 4x100 and a SUNYAC Champion in the 400: 48.60. He currently holds 5 school records at Suny Brockport. Zach has his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Masters degree in Athletic Administration.
Jill Dunn - Hurdles - Jill ran indoor and outdoor track and field at Misericordia for 4 years. She hurdled, jumped, and ran relays. She has been coaching at Elk Lake for 2 years.
Adrianna Meaders - Sprints/Jumps/Hurdles - Adrianna has 3 years of track & field experience at Elk Lake High School. She competed in the 100, 200, 400, 4x1 & 4x4 relays, 100h, 300h, & long jump. She owns the school record at Elk Lake as part of the 4x100m relay.
Frank Passetti - Jumps/Hurdles - Coach Passetti was the head coach at Abington Heights where he coached 200m state champion Jordan Hoyt and multiple district champions in sprint, jump, and hurdle events. He now coaches at Elk Lake.
Jerry Preschutti - Sprints - Coach Jerry has coached the sprinters and relay teams for the past 37 years as a volunteer coach at Valley View, Mid-Valley, Western Wayne, and Abington Heights High Schools.
Jim Schools - Throws/Jumps/Hurdles - Head coach at Wyalusing Valley High School.
Savannah Schools - Jumps - Currently competing for Misericordia University in the jumping events.
Amy Viti - Mid-distance - Amy is currently a graduate student at Misericordia University where she competed in outdoor and indoor track & field for 4 years, running events including the 200, 400, 800, and 1000 meter runs. She was a member of the DMR, 4x200 and 4x400 meter relays. Amy also ran cross country for Misericordia for 3 years.
More coaches TBA
If you are a high school coach and would like to bring some athletes from your team, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We have specific coaches available to work with the different event groups on specific nights. However, we have some flexibility if your athletes can't make it on the night their event group is practicing. If you want to try to work something else out, please contact us!
If you have a child who isn't old enough for this program but is interested in participating in a winter running program, sign him/her up for Running Ahrens Harrier Academy: Winter Edition - https://rahawinter17.eventbrite.com
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
This program is for athletes in grades 7-12.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact Coach Rob at 440-708-8195 or email@example.com
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Please enter the name of the athlete on your registration.
What is the refund policy?
If for some reason you are not able to attend, your order can be refunded at any time.