Meet on Saturday: DBU Invite

Good Afternoon Cougar Nation,

Meet #2 is on deck this Saturday in Mansfield for the DBU Invite. Bus will leave ar 8:00am from Kerr. It looks like we should be racing sometime around 10:45am (Boys will be first this week). Could be earlier could be later depending on how fast the races go! Most everyone will go to this meet. There are still a few that wont be going, but everyone is going next week for our home meet! Down below is the schdule for the race. Please let me know if you have any questions. Please make sure to bring snacks and water as it will be hot. You can take you runner home after the race if you are going!

 

MEET INFO:
DBU Patriot / Orville Rogers XC Opener
Saturday, September 1st, 2018
Mansfield Sports Complex – 920 N Holland Rd, Mansfield, Texas

SCHEDULE:
7:30AM – Men’s Collegiate 8000 meters
8:10AM – Women’s Collegiate 5000 meters
8:40AM – Boys Varsity 5000 meters
9:10AM – Girls Varsity 5000 meters
9:40AM – Boys JV 5000 meters
10:10AM – Girls JV 3000 meters
10:45AM – Boys Middle School 3000 meters
11:15AM – Girls Middle School 3000 meters

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Spartan Invite

Parents if you are interested in working the 2018 Spartan Invite. Please give me an email mhansen@bisdmail.net. Ill be calling this week to let you know where i need you. It will just be course monitoring and helping out with the High School races. Once the High School races are over, ill make sure the High School parents help out for the Jr High kids! Thanks!

 

-Coach Hansen

Waxachachie Invite- Itinerary

Good Morning Cougar Nation,

Great turnout for the meeting yesterday afterschool. Please note that the team will get bigger once announcements are made about cross country. For this Saturday I have a listed the athletes below that are going to the meet. The bus leaves at 5:15am AT CHS! Sorry we are going so early, this is the only time that we will be with the High School. We will probably be running around 11am or so!

 

Girls Team:

Nora Galvan

Natalie Johnson

Hannah King

Brooklyn Manners

Molly Moravec

Clara Schwind

Lauren Witcherich

Katie Shue

Cori Beth Van Cleef

Hannah Greenhill

 

Boys:

Tatum Kelly

Adrian Huerta

Maverick Hurd

Nick Lamond

Drew Larabell

Ethan Ford

Jackson Hutton

 

Race Site: Lakeview Camp

5128 Fm 66

Waxahachie, TX 75167

Schedule: Rolling start beginning at 7:00 AM. (Check-In time at 6:15am)

6A-5A Varsity Girls (5K)

6A-5A Varsity Boys (5K)

6A-5A JV Girls (5K)

6A-5A JV Boys (5K)

4A and under Varsity Girls (2 Mile)

4A and under Varsity Boys (5K)

4A and under JV Girls (2 Mile)

4A and under JV Boys (5K)

Jr. High Girls (2 Mile)

Jr. High Boys (2 Mile)

Awards: Team Championship Trophy (All Divisions)Individual Medals for the top 10 finishers (All Divisions)

 

-Coach Hansen

Welcome to the 2018 Cross Country Season!

Good afternoon Cougar Nation! Hope that you have had a great summer break and are ready to get back at it! Our schedule for practices will be just like last year since i am still coaching at Centennial as well!

We will officially start practice the 2nd day of school on Tuesday August 21st at 6:45am at the Kerr Track. We will have a parent meeting on the 3rd day of school after school in the PIT at 4:15 to discuss the season and our two home meet Sept 8th and October 10th. The following week will start our regular practice schedule for the 2018 Cross Country Season and it is listed below: Please note, if we have a lot of runners like last season we will alternate days between boys and girls (I will make that judgement after the first week of school)

** After 1st week of school**

Monday and Thursday: Practice at CHS 6:45am- Take a shuttle bus back to Kerr by 8am. These are the most important days, as we will be getting Hill workouts and Interval workouts in. Dont worry if you are a volleyball player or Football player, We have worked it out in the past where you can be with me and i will get you back to practice. The only thing you might miss is the warming up part. Which you will be plenty warm by the time you get back!

Tuesday and Wednesday– Practice at Kerr during athletics. If you play football, Tuesday will be an off day for you. In years past, i have had football players run the same morning as a football game, and that creates to much stress for the body to handle. Wednesdays for football players, you will have to get in a run after school and log it into strava in order for it to count. (If you are new, i will tell you what strava is)

-If you are a girl that’s not in Volleyball, you will be joining me during your athletics period for the workout. For the Volleyball players, you will need to get in your workout after school on your own. It will have to be logged into Strava in order for it to count as a run.

Friday: Off day for everyone

Saturday: Is usually a meet, we do have a few Wednesdays mixed in. So please check the 2018 schedule at the top of the page on cougarpack.org

STEAM- You kids will be able to make it back on time to your shuttle if you arent in 1st period athletics. Which I dont think that i have any kids that arent in 1st period athletics for STEAM. If you are an 8th grader going to STEAM, you will make your 1st shuttle, they usually leave around 8:20, and you will have access to a shower!

If you feel like this is too confusing, or cant do it based on schedules and other sports, Please talk to me! I am very flexible when it comes to certain things! I would love to have any child out that wants to be running for Cross Country.

Lastly, We need parents very badly to help work our home meet on September 8th at CHS. If you are interested helping out in anyway, please send me an email at mhansen@bisdmail.net. We want to put on an amazing Cross Country meet for this area, and it greatly helps our booster club! So far we have 36 teams signed up with more to come and we NEED your help!!

If anyone has any questions, please feel free to email me! Thanks!!

-Coach Hansen