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  • Writer's pictureChris Elsey

Updates - Week of 8-27-18

-After many weeks of hard work we are finally entering meet week. About a third of the team will race at the Mustang Invite Tuesday, the 28th with the remaining members racing at the Early Bird Invite on Thursday, the 30th. We will wear our Black and Orange singlets for both meets.

-Monday, the 27th is the Co-Ed 10k Relay followed by the family picnic. We are still looking to fill a couple volunteer positions for the picnic. Please take a look at the Sign Up Genius and volunteer.

-Athletes competing at the Mustang Invite will carpool from BHS at 1:45 (meet near the field house entrance). Juniors/Seniors race at 4:00 and Freshmen/Sophomores race at 5:00. Medals to top 25 in both races. Awards are scheduled for 6:30. The course is on the west side of Hines Drive, across from the Cass Benton Hills Disc Golf Course. Click here for the Cass Benton course map.

-Runners racing in the Early Bird Invite will meet at the course at 3:00. Varsity race at 4:25 and JV race at 5:50. Medals will be distributed in the finish chute to the top 75 in the varsity race and top 100 in the JV race. Click here for the Huron Meadows course map. Athletes that raced in the Mustang Invite will practice and support their teammates at the meet. If you're new to XC take a look at the 2017 metropark XC meet FAQs.

-Uniforms and the transportation contract were handed out at practice this past week. All runners must compete in their team issued singlet and shorts. We have a few of the younger runners who are waiting to receive their shorts. These runners must wear solid black shorts. Band members will be given their uniform on Monday, the 27th. The transportation contract is due by Tuesday, Sep 4th. Click here for the 2018 Transportation Contract.

-Contact Coach Elsey with questions - - 248.408.5985

This Week's Schedule...

Monday - Huron Meadows 3-6:30 - 10k Relay and family picnic

Tuesday - Mustang Invite @ Cass Benton

Wednesday - BHS 3-5:15 (meet near tennis courts)

Thursday - Early Bird Invite @ Huron Meadows

Friday - optional Huron Meadows 8-10:15

Saturday - optional Kensington EBL 8-9:15

Monday - optional Huron Meadows 3-5:15

Upcoming Dates...

Averil Invite - Saturday, September 8th

Northville/Canton Tri - Tuesday, September 11th

Spartan Invite - Friday, September 14th (sub 20 min runners)

Salem dual - Tuesday, September 18th

Jefferson Invite - Saturday, September 22nd

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