CROSS COUNTRY REGISTRATION FOR THE 2018 SEASON IS OPEN!
CROSS COUNTRY FAQ’s:
When do we practice? Usually on Tuesday and Friday each week from 5:30- 6:30pm.
Thismight change slightly depending on facility availability. Practices will begin in August.
Where do we practice? Downingtown East H.S. We meet at the track and then use the CrossCountry course for our training.
Where do we race in competition?
Normally at Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park. The races start in early September and begin at 1 pm on Sunday's (arrive at 12:30pm).
How much do we run?
The race distances are as follows:
Novice runs 1.8 miles
Minors run 1.8 miles over a more challenging course
Cadets run 2.4 miles
What is our philosophy?
We try to keep practices fun so the kids want to come back each week.We don't believe in crazy mileage! and all of our athletes have improved throughout the season.No one is too slow!