27 Dec '15, 4am

Remembering Mike Byrnes and his magnificent obsession, by Larry Eder, #nsaf, #mikebyrnes,...

A character, in my mind, is one who is larger than life, and that describes Mike Byrnes. Mike Byrnes, Jim Spier, Joy Kamani, Tracy Sundlun, Larry Rawson and a small group of friend, who loved the sport, have been influencing junior athletics for nearly five decades. The National Scholastic Foundation, which was the predecessor of the NSAF provided more opportunities for high school and junior athletes through competitions in cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field. Their publication, Track Digest, in the 1990s, was a great advocate of the sport. Before they rose to a level that the major footwear companies saw the importance of sponsoring their dreams, Mike, Jim, Joy and company raised money the old fashioned way: one subscription at a time. Good people doing good things. That, truly is the theme of our sport. So, how to describe Mike Byrnes? Mike Byrnes believed...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2015/12/remembering-mike-byrnes...

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