The Little Things . . .

a Going the Distance newsletter

Early July 2018 || issue #70
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Coach Pete Cirafice and Coach Braz

July 9 --Summer Begins

Registration remains open for the GTD's cross-country and all-sports conditioning programs.
Register online or at the field.


XC - Monday, Wednesday, Friday for 6 weeks, beginning July 9. 8 to 9:30am

All-sports - Monday, Wednesday, Friday for 6 weeks beginning July 9, 9 to 10:30am


For North Shore xc and All-Sports:
Peabody HS fields, 485 Lowell St, Peabody
Note: The Bishop Fenwick fields are not available this summer due to construction.

For Merrimack xc
Greater Lawrence Technical School fields, 57 River Road, Andover


The Shirts

In the 5th or 6th week, the GTD shirts arrive on the field. These dri-fit, high-performance, microfiber shirts are colorful. Very colorful. And a different color every year.

Neon orange, hot pink, lime green, columbia blue, purple, shocking yellow, sophisticated black. See some in the photo on the right.

What will it be in 2018?

Polka dots?

There are many color choices.
Here's one option --

gtd campershirt 2018
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46 Towns

There are athletes from 46 towns currently registered in the GTD xc and all-sports programs.

The current age range is 8 to 22.
There are elementary school, middle school, and high school athletes registered, plus 28 college athletes.

Here are the towns --

Andover, Beverly, Boston, Boxford, Byfield, Danvers, Dracut, Essex, Everett, Georgetown, Gloucester, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lawrence, Lexington, Lowell, Lynn, Lynnfield

Malden, Manchester, Marblehead, Melrose, Merrimac, Methuen, Middleton, Middleton, Nahant, North Andover, North Easton, Peabody, Pelham, Reading, Revere, Rowley, Salem, Salem NH, Salisbury, Saugus, Stoneham, Swampscott, Tewksbury, Topsfield, Wakefield, Wenham, West Newbury, Winthrop


Personal Coaching with Coach Braz

Coach Braz provides personal, one-on-one coaching for runners at all levels who want to improve their performance or want a guided maintenance program.

Registration Form

The program is designed for runners who have a specific racing goal, or a series of races to prepare for, or want to build or maintain their running fitness. Your personal program may include a weekly track session that may be done at a site convenient to you or with Coach Braz on Tuesday evenings at the Beverly High School track.

Program details
Sign-up Steps


Previous Issues of The Little Things

Please go to this link for previous issues of The Little Things.


Going the Distance is a coaching service for runners at all levels.
If you know someone who might benefit from the Going the Distance program,
tell them about us, and forward The Little Things to them.
Visit our website -- Going the Distance
Head Coach -- Fernando Braz
Webmaster and Director -- Dave Smith
For more information, contact Dave at dave@goingthedistancefb.com

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