RUNNING TITANS -  Track & Field and Cross Country

Welcome Running Titan Nation !!!

Video of Girls Region XC 2019 finish is "up" - click on "Pictures" below and go to #3....Click on "Pictures" on the green tab below to see the 3/30/20 Picture of the Week (POW)...New hours for Bullskin Course - see below.  KHSAA has mandated a "Dead Period" until 4/12/20. Emails with workouts were sent 3-21-20 @ 2125 hrs......The Bullskin Course is open see below for details and a 400m Course Map....New suggested reading for the KHSAA Dead Period - click on the "10-Minute Toughness" book link below......We are starting a new tradition - Picture of the Week criteria have changed - see the schedule below for details....

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KHSAA Dead Period Reading 10-Minute Toughness

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CONTACT: Coach  Sanderlin, Director of Track & Field and Cross Country for Collins HS:

SCHEDULE: Key - Events / info in grey, competitions in pink, practice in green (non-mandatory) / (madatory), and meetings / activities in  orange. Note: Collins Track & Field will meet outside starting 3/3/20.

Date Time What Notes
Note: Please sign up for the MLCHS T & F Remind Application.  Text the message:  @mlchstf  to the number: 81010
The Bullskin Course will be open daily from 10:00 AM until 7:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.  See below for a course map of the 400m Loop.  The Bullskin Course is located at approximately 199 Joyes Station Rd. in Shelbyville, 40065.  It is on US 60, one mile west of Discovery Blvd.  Go down Joyes Station Rd. from US 60 and take a right on the first farm road (gravel road with Blue Meadow Farms sign).  Drive to the end of the farm road.  You can park behind the silo and to the left (east) of the barn.  If you are not familiar with the course, contact one of your teammates who ran cross country.  Don't forget to practice social distancing.

We are starting a "Picture of the Week" feature.  Picture can be of this year or a previous year and can be of a parent, athlete or coach running, jumping, hurdling or throwing or just having fun at a competition or workout.  I have started with the 3/23 Picture of the Week.  It is from the spring of 1979 at Centre in Danville, KY. Send me your nomination for Picture of the Week for 3/30 by 3/29.  Pictures must:

  • Be of a parent or athlete running, jumping, throwing, or hurdling, or a picutre of them during a meet or workout
  • List the person's name, approx. date, competition, event, etc.

Documents - You can not practice with the team until you have submitted all of the required docs that are highlighted below in Yellow . Partial paperwork will not be accepted.

Item (Note: "Must have" (required) docs highlighted in yellow. ) Action
1 Athlete Information Form (AIF) - T & F: Collins AIF 
PRINT OUT, COMPLETE AND TURN IN TO COACH SANDERLIN ASAP (By Jan 6th ) NOTE: You are NOT on the roster until you complete this and turn it in.  AIFs go to Coach Sanderlin.
2 MLCHS Team Values - T & F Print, read and review.  Both athletes (initial and sign) and parents must sign the last page and turn in on or before  before you can attend official practice.
3 Athletic Participation Form and Physical  (good for one year) MUST BE ON FILE WITH BEFORE YOU CAN ATTEND OFFICIAL PRACTICE. If you have completed one from another sport, let a coach know.
2019-20 Drug Testing Procedures & Consent  - High School Only! (good for school year 2019-20) MUST BE ON FILE BEFORE YOU CAN ATTEND OFFICIAL PRACTICE.  Note: Middle school does not have to complete this form.
  Equipment List and Training Objectives (T & F)   Print out, read, and put in your MLCHS Running Titan folder.  Must bring water bottle, light / bright colored clothing (no dark pants and shirt), and running shoes to practice!  Must be WORFY (White, Orange, Red, Flourescent, Yellow) compliant!
Meet Schedule (T & F) Print out and put in your Running Titan folder.
  Collins Varsity T & F  Letter Criteria - Coming soon Print out and put in your Running Titan folder.
  Training Log Log your workouts (type), mileage, sleep, what you eat, how you feel, etc. You can not improve what you don't measure!
  Parent Volunteer Application Parents must fill this out and submit it to the Powell Miller, Athletic Director or Leesa Stivers, Family Resources and Youth Services Coordinator, before they can volunteer for and event.  It takes several weeks to process this, so don't delay.
  Transportation Waiver Forms

Parents must complete these and return to a Coach.  Note: they must be notarized.

  1. Green form is for one-time pickup after a meet. (vs. riding the bus) There is an option for pickup after all meets.
  2.  Yellow form is when you provide for transportation and SCPS does not (seldomly used). 
  3. Pink form is when you provide for transportation to and from any meet(s) during the entire season (this is the most common and comprehensive form to use).


  1. In May of 1975 a trio of distance runners from Hammond, IN H.S. made endurance history.  See the historic Sports Illustrated article from 6/16/75.

  2. Kentucky MileSplit's Border Battle Preview

  3. Meet the new Collins Head Coach - Q & A with Coach Sanderlin

  4. Gabby Karas - 12 State Titles and a Champion's Spirit

Pictures of the Annual Cross Country Pumpkin:



  1. Picture of the Week (POW) - 3-30-20 Featuring Allen Wilson putting the shot at the Johnny Conn Inv. at Male H.S. in April of 2019;

  2. Emma Kendall's 8th Place XC State Podium Medal & All-State Ceremony

  3. 2A Region 3 XC - Girls' Finish

  4. SMRC - Week 2 Composite Video

  5. SWMS Derby Classic by Coach Sandy

  6. Shelby Co. All-Comers # 1 by Coach Sandy

  7. Harry Greschel Inv. by Rachel Young

  8. Audrey Petty's Shutter Fly Site for MLCS / SWMS XC 2018.  See pictures from all of the meets (HS & MS)!

  9. Collins H.S. XC Shutterfly Account - Janell Early's pictures of Bring Back the Mile and team and senior photos

  10. Shelby Co. All Comers T & F Meet # 1

  11. Vault in the Ville videos:  Male vaulter & Female vaulter

  12. 2017 Class AA State Cross Country Meet photos by Audrey Petty: Boys & Girls

  13. AA Region 3 Cross Country Meet by Audrey Petty: Boys & Girls

  14. Greater Louisville XC Classic by Audrey Petty: Boys & Girls

  15. 2017 Titan Classic videos by KYMile Split: Boys Varsity; Girls JV; T.C. - Sight & Sounds

  16. 2017 Titan Cross Country Classic by Audrey Petty: Varsity Boys & Girls; JV Girls & Boys; and Volunteers 

Dynamics, Drills, Warm Up, Cool Down, and Strength Training Info

  1. Running Titan Dynamic Warm Up

  2. West Running Warrior Dynamic Warm Up

  3. Cool down and foot exercises info

  4. 3 Minute stretch routine

  5. Strength Training - Track & Field and Cross Country - Lift to Failure

  6. Endurance - Strength Training Exercises

Instructional Training

  1. Campolindo HS (CA) core and strength drill videos

  2. Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Test

  3. One-legged running drill by Mike Trees

  4. Race walking instructional video

Course Maps

  1. Bullskin Course - 400 Meter Loop

Running Titan  Newsletter - For the best in Running, Jumping, Throwing & Walking



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    5. Race Day Nutrition

    6. Race Tactics

    7. What is Mental Toughness?

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    9. Running Safety

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