Jim Marsalis

New Orleans, LA

About Me

Retired former math teacher at St. Martin's Episcopal School
Former head xc coach, assistant track, both boys and girls
Began running in 1968 while in grad school at Tulane. Still at it.

A few PR's: Mile: 4:56 (1969, Tulane intramurals, got beat by tennis player Turner Howard who ran 4:30-something)
2 Mi 10:40 age 35 or so
5 K 17:15 "
10 K 36:05 "
10 mi 60:40 "
1/2 Mar about 1:21 "
Marathon (Jackson, Mississippi) 3:06:09 age 43 - Ran 3,
never ran a good one.
Best over-50 race: Turkey Day 5 miler 30:23.
Best over-60 race: Still waiting on that one.

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
14 days ago Summer series races at Lafreniere - only one race next year?
Coaches and athletes, The NOTC is cutting back on it summer series events and one effect of...
4 months ago NOTC Al-Comes Track Meet #1 Friday Jun 8, 7:00 PM
On the St. Martin's Track. The school is in the 5300 block of Airline Hwy, almost across from th...
2 years ago How doi get results to LA Milesplit?
I can't find a contact email on the site. Is there one for sending meet results? Jim
2 years ago NOTC All-Comers Track Meet Friday, June 3, 7:00 PM, at St. Martin's
Eight races, rolling schedule, Order of events: 1 mile, 100, 800, 4 X 100, 400, 200, 4 X 400...
3 years ago Change the structure of LHSSA state track meet?
In cross country, Louisiana used to have a system in which the top two teams from each district a...
3 years ago Change the structure of LHSSA state track meet?
Good arguments. Now I'm thinking, what might be a set of changes that could have a chance at ...
3 years ago Change the structure of LHSSA state track meet?
While I see the argument for only two divisions, I like the current system of multiple classes,...
3 years ago Change the structure of LHSSA state track meet?
I would love to see the LHSAA increase the number of participants in each event at State from ...
3 years ago NOTC all comers cross country meet Wed August 19 Lafreniere Park
2 mile course on the meadows and hills of Lafreniere Park $5 entry fee The club wanted to pro...
3 years ago Louisiana State Record: The Mile
Just for the historical aspect of this discussion: Roy Dubourg (Jesuit and Tulane) ran 4:06.7 in...
3 years ago N.O.T.C. all-comers summer track meet series 2015
New Orleans Track Club All-Comers Track Meet Series Free to all runners (We usually have age 5 t...
4 years ago Preseason cross country 2 miler Aug 27 - NOTC sponsored - City Park
The NOTC has scheduled this with high school runners in mind. It's a great lead-in to the cross ...
4 years ago New Orleans Track Club All-Comers Summer Track Meet Series 2014
@JimMarsalis Reminder: The first NOTC All-Comers' track meet is just nine days away. Friday, ...
5 years ago New Orleans Track Club All-Comers Summer Track Meet Series 2014
New Orleans Track Club All-Comers Track Meet Series 2014 When? Fridays: June 13, June...
5 years ago Thanksgiving Holiday Track races?
I've received a request from a former student (Maggie Rusch) to put on a distance-oriented tra...
6 years ago JCCS 3k Cross Country Invite 2013
Calling a meet a "practice meet" probably will still make it a violation of LHSAA policies. Be c...
6 years ago State Meet Videos
The LHSAA is of course composed of its member schools. If they choose to, they may make the ru...
6 years ago New Orleans Elementary/Middle School/Junior High Meets
Looks good! Thanks for doing this.
6 years ago The LHSAA and why you should be interested in what will be voted on next week
Well said. As I understand the proposals, LHSAA "select" and "non-select" schools would be ab...
6 years ago Goodbye dyestat!
Big loss to track fans.
6 years ago Walker times and adding them into the system
Oops - just saw Jason's analysis. He's right.
6 years ago Walker times and adding them into the system
By the way, I greatly appreciate the thoughtful effort that Pat has put in in trying to resolve t...
6 years ago Walker times and adding them into the system
I like using that formula (My exponent is 1.08) to compare and predict performances from 2 mile...
6 years ago Varsity Sports- Walker Shootout - 10 years...
The Walker Shootout was a beautifully run meet! Coach Silk and Walker High took what to me wou...
6 years ago Chelsea Hayes- Robbed?
Honey, you can have your own opinions, but you can't have your own FACTS. Go read an elementary [...
6 years ago NOTC Summer Track Meet Series
There are two great racing and/or training opportunities this week, courtesy of the NOTC. The ...
6 years ago NOTC Summer Track Meet Series
NOTC Track Meet Dates: Fri Jun 8 Fri Jun 29 Fri Jul 20 Fri Aug 10 Order of Events: Mile/...
7 years ago Question To Coaches re: Water
Let's see. "Aids" are illegal. However, exceptions are listed. The most significant of these...
7 years ago All Metro?
I got a note from Dennis Panepinto about voting for an all-metro team to be featured on a loca...
7 years ago The next NOTC All-Comer Track Meet is THIS coming Friday, July 8
Because of the date change for the Spillway Classic (to Sunday, July 17), the date of the 3rd all...
7 years ago NOTC Summer Track Meet Series June 17, June 24, July 15 (Fridays)
The second meet in the series is this Friday, June 24, 7:00 PM. Note that meet # 3 has been move...
7 years ago NOTC Summer Track Meet Series June 17, June 24, July 15 (Fridays)
The second meet in the series is this Friday, June 24, 7:00 PM. Note that meet # 3 has been move...
7 years ago NOTC Summer Track Meet Series June 17, June 24, July 15 (Fridays)
Reminder: the first meet is this evening (June 17) at 7;00 PM.
7 years ago NOTC Summer Track Meet Series June 17, June 24, July 15 (Fridays)
Retrieve your spikes from the back of the closet, get that WD-40 out, find your lost spike wr...
8 years ago Al Briede Gold Cup - Sunday May 15 New Orleans City Park
The mile is over an accurate course, and the splits at each quarter mile should make pacing as ea...
8 years ago Looking for updates re: Paul Freese, Mitch Landry, Tyler Sadler & Blair Henderson
Form what I've seen, it appears that Freese is running okay. If he lays off soccer for a few day...
8 years ago The season beyond State - MUTL & Briede - Plan ahead!
Mark your calendars for the hot, hot, hot post-state races: Al Briede Gold Cup, Sunday morning...
8 years ago NOTC FREE All-Comers Summer Track Meets
Mark your calendars, track buffs! For the third year in a row, the NOTC will be sponsoring a f...
8 years ago Jack Daniels named Brevard College track and xc coach
Wow! I might have to get my old bones back to Brevard next summer! (I could need a wheelchair p...
8 years ago Final NOTC 2010 Track Meet is Friday 7/23
Last chance in 2010 to do the Octathlon! The meet starts at 7:00 PM. Check out runnotc.org fo...
8 years ago Jack Daniels named Brevard College track and xc coach
Wow! I might have to get my old bones back to Brevard next summer! (I could need a wheelchair p...
8 years ago NOTC Track Meet @ St. Martin's Friday 6/25
Just a reminder that the 2nd of three meets is tonight starting at 7:00 PM. I'll try to make ce...
8 years ago Reminder: First track meet in the FREE NOTC all-comers series is Friday, June 11
Track events from 100 meters to 2 miles Friday, June 11 and 25, July 23, 2010, 7:00 PM St. Mart...
9 years ago Meet Under the Lights 2010!!!
Thanks to Pat for putting this together on such short notice, and to Jennifer for being clerk of ...
9 years ago direction of this site
Good point, but it would be better made if your own post was not anonymous!
9 years ago direction of this site
Good point, but it would be better made if your own post was not anonymous!
9 years ago Louisiana's Best of the Best
We used to have the Meet of Champions at Behrman Stadium in New Orleans. I think that was discon...
9 years ago Question.
The short but incomplete answer is "yes." Check out the LHSAA handbook's track section on th...
9 years ago Question.
The short but incomplete answer is "yes." Check out the LHSAA handbook's track section on th...
9 years ago NOTC Free Summer Track Meet Series at St. Martin's
The NOTC will once again hold its very popular series of meets. Between these and the City park ...