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Runners show courage for coach

Updated: April 17, 2011, 9:35 AM ET
By Kory Kozak | ESPN

Holland Reynolds couldn't see the finish line. All she saw was the wet ground below her as she crawled on her knees, 10 feet from the finish line of the California State Cross Country race. Jim Tracy, her coach at San Francisco University High School, looked on helplessly as his star runner struggled.

"I knew she needed to finish. It's within her to finish," said Tracy. "It's purely determination which allows you to finish."

Tracy, who was diagnosed last June with ...

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