2017 Season – Week #12

Hey Cougar XC Athletes & Parents –

We have a fun weekend ahead of us at Washington Family Ranch but I wanted to get the weekly email out today since I won’t have an opportunity this weekend.  Here are announcements for the week:

Oregon City XC Invite –

This week we will be attending the Oregon City XC Invite.  We will meet at 6:45 AM in the MVHS Bus Loop and return around 8:00 PM.  Bring a sack lunch and money for dinner.  Assuming good weather and clear air, we are planning to stop for a trail run at Silver Falls State Park on the way home from the race.  For meet information go to the meet page at https://www.athletic.net/CrossCountry/Results/Meet.aspx?Meet=128358#/263


Bigfoot Run –

The Bigfoot Run has been cancelled for this weekend and rescheduled for Sunday, October 8th due to smoke.  Since we were going to be at Washington Family Ranch this is a good thing for our team!  Bigfoot is a long time fundraiser for local high school cross country teams giving 100% of the proceeds to the local programs and this will give us an opportunity to be involved.  Please plan to help out at this race that morning!  If you are a parent, please consider signing up to participate and make sure to mark Mountain View on your entry form so we can a larger percentage of the proceeds!  To signup go to Footzone or register online at http://centraloregonrunningklub.org/cork-events/bigfoot-races/


District Course/Work Party –

Bend High School is hosting the District meet and has changed the location from Wanoga Sno Park to COCC.  The community is building a new cross country course on the COCC campus and they are hosting a work party for Summit, Bend and MV teams to come help build the trail on Tuesday at 5:30 pm.  Parents and athletes are welcome to attend (This is not required).  Please bring your own rake and/or shovel if possible.  Athletes will need a signed waiver to participate (See weekly email or contact Mike for waiver)


Practice Schedule –

All practices are now from 3-5 PM at Mountain View unless otherwise noted.  We will begin meeting in Room D-8 (Bohnlein’s Room) starting on Monday so athletes can leave valuables in a secure space.  This schedule is tentative and assumes clear air conditions.  If smoke persists next week we may drive off-campus for some practices or continue to practice indoors.

Monday – Run to Juniper Park for Michigan Workout

Tuesday – Canal to 1st Street Rapids, 8th Street, or Beaver Coaches Loop.  COCC work party after practice

Wednesday – Pilot Butte Base Trail w/Summit Option

Thursday – 2-5 Mile Repeats @ Pine Nursery

Friday – Daggett Loop & Games/Pre Race Meeting

Saturday – Oregon City XC Invite & Silver Falls Run

Sunday –  Rest Day