Marble Falls ISD runners continue training with virtual coach

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Prohibition of formal practices haven't changed much for Marble Falls High School long-distance runners. Coach Chris Schrader charges the athletes with self-guided workouts even when school is in session. MFHS runners Bryer Atkinson, Chris Talamantez, Bryce Atkinson, Jennifer Arreguin and Sayra Salazar met with Burnet High School runner Hudson Bennett at Granite Park in Granite Shoals on the morning of Wednesday, April 8 for a run around the Manzano Hike Bike and Run Trail.

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By Nathan Hendrix
Sports Editor

Texas schools are closed until at least May 4, and athletic events are put on hold. However, the long-distance runners at Marble Falls High School are taking great strides to ensure they're ready when competition returns.

MFHS running coach Chris Schrader is no stranger to coaching remotely due to his experience training State champions from several towns away. Now he's applying those techniques to ensure his athletes stick to the program while he can't coach them face-to-face. …

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