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Track and Field has successful outing at Columbia Challenge

Zach Podolnick February 7, 2024

The St. Joe’s men and women’s track team had a successful meet at the Columbia Challenge Jan. 28. The men’s team had five podium finishes, with many athletes breaking their personal records, while...

Elaine Estes at the California International Marathon after qualifying for the Feb. 2 Olympic trial marathon.

Meet the former Hawk who qualified for the Olympic trials

Mia Messina January 31, 2024

Olympians aren’t always the big-name athletes we know. Sometimes, they’re people in your own backyard. Elaine Estes, a high school Spanish teacher in the School District of Philadelphia, is proof...

Eric Ford at Penn Relays in April 2022. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Track and Field merges under one coaching staff

Mia Messina September 21, 2022

On June 24, the reconstruction of the men’s and women’s track and field and cross country programs was announced by director of athletics, Jill Bodensteiner.  The new structure, proposed by...

Bernic said the club can take many different directions based on the interests of its members.

Running Club runs again at St. Joe’s

Aaron Tully February 23, 2021

The Running Club at St. Joe’s is making a comeback after a multiple year hiatus.  Club President Lauren Bernic ’23 wants to revive the Running Club to offer students a chance to participate within...


Try it: Brooks Hyperion Tempos sneaker review

Owen Moelter November 23, 2020

Back in early 2015, I laced up my Nike Free 3.0s for my first day of middle school track. All that mattered then was that the shoes on my feet were light and comfortable. As I progressed through middle...


Mapping Hawk Hill

The Hawk Staff October 13, 2020

We asked first-year students at St. Joe’s, who have never attended a pre-pandemic campus, and only know it as a place of masks and brown paper dinner bags and tents and often empty common spaces, to...

Members of the St. Joe’s women’s cross country team practice with their masks on. PHOTO COURTESY OF SJU ATHLETICS

St. Joe’s runners mask up for the fall

Tyler Nice September 1, 2020

The St. Joe’s men’s and women’s cross country teams are required to wear masks during practices on and off campus this fall to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  Women’s cross country Head Coach...

The Hawks placed third through seventh in the Delaware Invitational 8k, led by Amaral’s time of 27:09.8. PHOTO: Leslie Quan ’22

Men’s cross country turns to senior leader

Christopher Kline October 8, 2019

Senior Antonio Amaral faced adversity throughout his first three years at St. Joe’s, battling injuries that slowed his speed and spirit, only to come back running harder and faster. This hard work paid...

Walker was part of the 4xMile relay team that holds the school record with a time of 16:51.23. PHOTO: Luke Malanga 20

Captain John Walker shows energetic leadership style

Matt Deleo September 24, 2019

Men’s cross country senior runner and captain John Walker has made an impression on his teammates with his leadership approach early in the season. Walker said his mentality has played a major role...

Ethan Widrig ’20 runs his 5Ks on the Kevin Quinn ’62 track. PHOTOS: Mitchell Shields ’22

Student runs 100 days of 5Ks for Alzheimer’s awareness

Zach Dobinson September 17, 2019

Running a 5K can seem like a daunting task to many people, but for Ethan Widrig ’20 it has become part of a daily routine. Widrig created his 100 Days of 5Ks campaign to raise support and awareness...

Estes improved from coming in fifth place at the 2017 Geroge Mason Invitational to second in 2019. PHOTO COURTESY OF TOM CONNELLY

Elaine Estes juggles teaching and racing during her final year at St. Joe’ s

Sam Britt September 17, 2019

When graduate student Elaine Estes ’19 lined up before her race at the 2019 Monmouth Kick-Off Invitational, her goal was to start fast and get in front. Two weeks later she still hasn’t shown any...

Runners cross a bridge on a weekend run with the Run Zone running club. PHOTO: Jackie Collins 21

Running club motivates everyone from elite runners to ‘the person straight off the couch’

Rose Barrett August 14, 2019

Johannesburg, South Africa -- Graham Block was a competitive runner for nearly 40 years until illness forced him to stop six years ago.  Instead of giving up his passion for running, Block continued...

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