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Practice Schedule

Runners, we will practice each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday until 3:30pm. Should there be issues with school events, weather, etc, I will have an announcement as early as possible and will send out a notification via remind. Sign up for Remind by texting @egmsxc18 to 81010.  It is important that students and parents sign up for remind. 

 

Welcome to EGXC!

Cross Country is a great way to exercise and be part of a team sport here at Elm Grove Middle School. There are certain responsibilities that fall on the athletes, including (but not limited to) maintaining a minimum GPA and behaving in a socially responsible manner. Students unable to do either will be excused from the team. 

In the locker below, you will find the cross-country code of conduct and expectations for Parkway High School. As our program feeds into theirs and we work closely together, you will find that our policies mirror what they do. 

Athletics Locker

Cross Country

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Thursday, October 4th District Championship

Date: Thursday, October 4th

Location: South Bossier Park

Directions: Head south down Barksdale Blvd, Take a left on Sligo Rd, turn right on Caplis Sligo.  The park is on the right on South Bossier Park Dr.  There is a sign there

Time:  6th grade girls 4:00 (1 mile) followed by 6th grade boys (1 mile), 7/8th grade girls (1.5 miles) and 7/8th grade boys (1.5 miles)

We will take a bus to the meet.  Parents must pick up their runner from the meet.            

Wear comfortable running shorts! I will provide a jersey at the meet.

 

     

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2018 Cross Country Team

If your athlete tried out on Thursday, they are on the team.  However, only students that can run their entire event will be allowed to participate in and attend meets. Practice will begin Monday after school and end at 3:30. Each member has to pay a $40.00 non-refundable fee by August 27th.

Boys

Girls

Cross Country team captains:

2018 Parent Letter

Dear Parent,

Your son/daughter has expressed an interest in joining the Elm Grove Cross Country Team for 2018-19. This is an excellent opportunity for students to join an extracurricular activity, engage in physical exercise with friends for a healthier life, and join in the spirit of competition in a sport that South Bossier has traditionally excelled in.

Cross Country is a fully sanctioned sport by the school board, and there are GPA requirements in order to stay on the team. Students that do not meet their academic obligations, team obligations (by missing three practices with no notice, not practicing at home, disrespect, etc), or social obligations (excessive discipline) will be removed from the team and not allowed to return for the school year. Fees will not be returned for dismissed students.

There will be a fee of $40, payable by August 27th, for students wishing to join to provide a cross-country jersey and cover the entrance fee to all of our competitions. Students will be expected to have transportation to and from Saturday events. They will also need to be picked up from Thursday meets.

In addition, your athlete will have a fundraising page from FanCloth. Last year, we had many parents who inquired about shirts, jackets, warm-up gear, and so-on for both themselves and their runners. This organization will allow you to order the gear you wish.  

Students that are habitually late to be picked up from practice will be excused from the team. Finally, runners are expected to go on one individual run on Saturday or Sundays. You will want these runs to be approximately two miles in length each time, and your time should improve each week. We will continue to build longer distances during the week. Feel free to contact me with any questions.

 

Have Fun,

Coach Brunson

Coach

 

Head Coach - Jerri Brunson

Tentative Dates

9/10-   South Bossier Park

         Race time 4:00pm

 

9/15- South Bossier Park

         Middle school girls 10:20

         Middle school boys 10:40

 

9/20- South Bossier Park

          Race time 4:00pm

 

9/27- South Bossier Park

          Race time 4:00pm

 

10/4- South Bossier Park

(Parish Championships)

         Race time 4:00pm

10/20- Ouachita High School

             Monroe, La

(State Championships)

        Race Time 8:30 am 

 

There is a $5.00 spectator fee. Concessions will also be available at the meets.

For the Thursday meets transportation will be provided to the meets, but athletes must have a ride pick them up from the meet. Saturday meets students must have a ride to and from meet. Only students that can run their entire event without walking will be able to participate and attend the meets.