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2021 Cross Country

 

*****Subject to Change******

 

Updated 08/31/21

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Registration is now closed. No late registrations.

Check the status of your registration here.

 

 

Important Dates:

8/11 - Registration opens

8/22 - Registration closes at 10:00 PM

8/23 - Physical forms due

8/26 - Kickoff Meeting via Zoom at 6:00 PM

8/27 - Participation fee invoices due

8/30 - Practices start

9/11 - Meet - St. Andrew's Invitational

9/18 - Meet - Bill Bradley Invitational

9/23 - Halfway point

10/2 - Meet - Founders Classical Invitational

10/16 - Meet - League (TCSAAL) Regionals (Fall Break) - Mission City Soccer Complex
2600 Red Hill Ln, San Antonio, TX 78264

10/30 - Meet - League (TCSAAL) State - tentative

 

Coaches:

 

Fees:

  • Registration Fee - $35 via MySchoolBucks when completing the registration form (8/12- 10PM on 8/22)
  • + Participation Fee - $225 via emailed MySchoolBucks invoice.
    • Invoices will be issued on 8/24 and are due by 8/27.
    • Financial assistance is available. Please email financial-aid@mwschool.org to inquire.
Practices:
  • Monday: 4:30-6:00 PM @ San Gabriel Park, Georgetown
  • Wednesday: 1:45-3:15 PM @ Meridian
  • Thursday (when there is a meet the following Saturday): 4:30-6:00 PM @ San Gabriel, Georgetown
  • Saturday (when no meet): 8:00-9:30 AM @ Champion Park
  • Optional practices will be offered during Fall Break to prepare for Regionals.

 

Practice Expectations:

  • HS students are expected to participate in 3 practices a week, unless excused beforehand by Coach Manuszak.
  • MS students are expected to participate in 2 practices a week (student chooses from the 3 practices offered each week), unless excused beforehand by Coach Burwick.

 

Tryouts:

No tryouts. Everyone can train with the team. Practice attendance, effort, sportsmanship and times will qualify runners for meets.

 

Meets:

Students must qualify for each meet. Practice attendance, effort, sportsmanship and times will qualify runners for meets.

 

Meet 1 - St. Andrew’s Invitational (MS, HS)

Saturday, 9/11

Austin

 

Meet 2 - Bill Bradley Cross Country Invitational (MS, HS)

Saturday, 9/18

Gatesville

 

Meet 3 - Founders Classical Academy (MS, HS)

Saturday, 10/2

Divine Lake Park, Leander

 

Meet 4 - TCSAAL Regional Meet

Saturday, 10/16 (Fall Break) or 10/23

Usually held in Wimberly or San Antonio 

 

Meet 5 - TCSAAL State Meet

Saturday, 10/30

Usually held in Georgetown 

 

*Would require an excused absence for at least the first part of the school day.

 

Required Equipment:

  • Running shoes - fitted for the student athlete. See the Pre-Season Guide for guidance.
  • Daily workout clothes - shorts, t-shirt, socks, shoes, etc. Dri-fit material and comfortable shorts that are not too long on the legs are recommended.
  • A full bottle of water! - We work out in the afternoons in extreme heat. For their own safety, student athletes who forget to bring a full water bottle will not be able to participate.
 

Optional Equipment:

  • Running watch - nothing expensive is needed. A simple watch with a timing function from Walmart or Target will work.
  • A foam roller - not required but highly recommended.
  • Resistance bands
 

Lettering Requirements:

Find the 2021-2022 Lettering Requirements here

 

Questions: Please send questions to Meridian-athletics@mwschool.org,