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As a long distance runner, senior Patrick Bierach races in all three competition seasons including cross country and indoor and outdoor track. Runners often have less than a week of rest between seasons.

Distance runners battle with three-season strain

By Flynn Hynes, Staff Writer November 15, 2023
Unlike most athletes, long-distance runners often participate in three separate competition seasons throughout the academic year: cross country in the fall, indoor track in the winter and outdoor track in the spring. This rigorous schedule — usually with no more than a week off between racing periods — comes with a great responsibility to manage not only time and academics, but also stress and injury prevention.
Womens cross country races toward national podium

Women’s cross country races toward national podium

By Julia Wallace, Staff Writer September 1, 2023
After the exciting and emotional conclusion to the 2022 season, the Ithaca College women’s cross country team has continued its training and regrouped in preparation for the upcoming season.
From left, graduate students Paloma De Monte and Julia Tomanovich opted to return to the Ithaca College women’s cross sountry team after competing as athletes for five and four years, respectively.

Two runners take on new position for women’s cross country team

By Julia Wallace, Contributing Writer August 23, 2023

As the Ithaca College women’s cross country team prepares for its racing debut, there are some familiar faces behind the scenes helping the coaches lead their athletes to success. Graduate students Paloma...

From left, seniors Meredith Garrity and Julia Tomanovich of the Ithaca College womens cross-country team. The Bombers are looking to get back to Nationals after just missing them in 2021.

Women’s cross-country set hopes high after coming up short in 2021

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor August 31, 2022
Following a 2021 season where the Ithaca College women’s cross-country team came short of reaching the National Championship, expectations are high.
Senior captains Isabel Johnston and Lauren Lobdell are prepared to chase down a Liberty League title this fall.

Women’s cross country team ready to run down a championship

By Tommy Mumau, Assistant sports editor August 25, 2021
Since the Ithaca College women’s cross-country team finished second in the Liberty League in 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented the Bombers from stepping foot on the race course.
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