We made the best of what we had to work with this week in terms of the air quality. We capped off the smokey week with both teams finishing 2nd at our first meet of the season! Kelsey Swenson won the girls race, solidifying her 4th Jere Breese title! It was a great way to finish off the week and carry us into week 10.
We have our next meet in Eugene at the Invitational, hosted by Marist. It should be a smooth fast course with solid competition. Let’s Hope the smoke stays away so we can run outside! We have some events this week as well as some future events and details to check out below. Thanks!
Team Photos: September 4th!
We will have our Team photos at practice September 4th. This was the only day we could get our photos done in a timely manner. Photo order forms were handed out at practice on Friday. I have more for those who want pictures! Bring your uniforms!!
Pilot Butte Middle School XC Camp
Pilot Butte Middle School will be having their annual XC camp on August 27th-30th from 3-4:30pm. They would like to have Mountain View XC athletes there to help out at the camp each day. Please let me know if you can help and which days you can be there. This is a great opportunity to represent MVXC and connect with younger xc runners who may be a Cougar XC athlete someday! Be sure to wear MVXC gear at the camp.
MVXC Fan Gear
If you want to support the team and get some cool Cougar XC gear for a good price check out this link! https://mvhsxc2018.itemorder.com/sale A percentage of each purchase will go back to the Mountain View XC team fund. The store will only be open through Sunday 8/26 so get your orders in this week!
FootZone Spike Days- 8/29 & 9/6
FootZoners are passionate about supporting Central Oregon’s student athletes. SpikeDays are a great opportunity to educate runners about the benefits of great fitting shoes, and to get them in the right pair, the first time.
Our team dinner will be Friday, August 31st @6 pm. The Hassels will be hosting this week. The address is 63536 St. Cloud Ct. Bend OR 97701. Each athlete attending will bring one of the dinner items listed below.
Sophomores- Bread rolls
Practice Schedule: Week 10- (may change depending on smoke levels)
Monday- 8/27- 3:15pm @MTN View: Run to Pine Nursery for Cruise Miles
Tuesday- 8/28- 3:15pm @MTN View: Recovery Run followed by strength.
Wednesday- 8/29- 3:15pm @COCC Track: Hills on the District course.
Thursday- 8/30- 3:15pm @Mtn View: Recovery Run with Strides.
Friday- 8/31- 3:15pm @MTN View: Easy Aerobic Run with Strides. Team Dinner to follow.
Saturday- 9/1- Depart for The Invitational @6am from MTN View.