In 8th grade, career aspirations for most boys run along the lines of doctor, lawyer or maybe teacher. If they’re different they might say rock star or stuntman. But if they’re really different and driven they might just be Kris Hartner. In 8th grade Hartner made a business card in his printing class for the [...]
Coach Joe Newton is known for more than just creating GREAT runners, he creates fine young men as well. Here’s a clip of Coach Joe Newton talking about his approach to teaching young men through basic human values.
Before heading out for the Bejing Olympics last year, legendary distance Coach Joe Vigil took time our of his busy schedule to watch The Long Green Line. He said this about it: “Everyone in America who loves distance running should see The Long Green Line. It is a fascinating document which vividley portrays the influence [...]
Cross-country: Doing it his way Joe Newton hasn’t changed much during the more than 50 years he’s spent coaching runners at York High School. He has 26 state titles, 41 state trophies and plenty of memories to show for it. -The Chicago Tribune The Chicago Tribune featured an amazing article about legendary Coach Joe Newton [...]
Girls on the Run of Deschutes County will screen The Long Green Line tonight, Oct. 2 at 7 pm. Get there early for pizza and a raffle. For location and other information follow this LINK.
Here’s an oldie but a goodie, a great article about legendary Coach Joe Newton from October 11, 2006. It gives a good run down of Newton’s greatest accomplishments like these tidbits: – He has sent 130 athletes to colleges on either track or cross country scholarships. Thirteen of them were competing at colleges across the [...]
Here is some excerpts from one of our interviews with Lord Sebastian Coe, the chairman of the London 2012 Olympic Committee. Coe spent 6 weeks training with York High School before the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Newton will often reference Lord Coe, and his book Run Free when speaking to his team. More [...]
A few weeks back we posted an interview with former assistant coach from York High School, Charlie Kern, who was featured in The Long Green Line. Here’s the interview if you forgot: CHARLIE KERN WINS MASTERS We wanted to repost an amazing outtake from LGL. Charlie Kern, talks to the boys about the value of [...]
Just wanted to remind you of a great Newtonism. This is a repost but many of you probably haven’t seen this. ONE OF COACH NEWTON’S Yoda-like musings on stress.
You never know where your impact will be felt. We know The Long Green Line has touched runners old and young, coaches have shown it to their teams and running stores screen for their communities on a regular basis but who knew The Long Green Line‘s motivational messages would translate to the world of self-help. [...]