We had 21 PRs this weekend between Nike XC and the Madras invite! The team is still trying to get over sickness that is going around, but everyone still competed hard and looked great. Check out our top performance from the weekend below!
We have 1 month left in the regular season, which means we have to focus on staying healthy and make sure we are taking care of ourselves. We are in a good place as a team right now. So let’s keep doing the little things that keep us healthy and strong (Sleep,Healthy Diet, Hydrate, Foam rolling, Etc). This is the final push to sharpen up and get faster before the district meet. Let’s stay focused and committed. Check out some important details for the week below.
Nike XC Medalists:
Kelsey Swenson- 9th place Danner Champioship
Hannah Tranby- 47th- D2 race
Bailey Kamperman- 48th- D2 race
Emily Moore- 49th-D2 race
Madras invite top 20:
Zach Bergler- 10th place
Jordan Conroyd- 16th place
Max Lehr- 18th place
Tristan Piper- 19th place
Erin Kirksey- 4th place
Iris Welsh- 11th place
Julia Peteron- 12th place
Emma Loyd- 14th place
Bigfoot 10k Sunday 10/7
This Sunday 10/7, we will be helping out at the Bigfoot 10k run. This is an event that supports all of the XC programs in the Bend-Lapine school district. We will be in charge of the area leading up to the finish area and will be meeting at River Bend Park at 9am to get instructions. The race directors would like the athletes that aren’t needed on the course to participate in the race if you want! It would just be an easy run for you. They are offering a special $10 race fee originally $40 for Students. Use the code XCATHLETE for online entry. Parents are strongly encouraged to participate. Numbers are down from last year, so they could use all the sign-ups they can get!
This weeks team dinner will be at Wyatt and Annika Goff’s house on 10/4 after practice. Address: 20745 Kilbourne Loop
The Oxford Classic is this Friday at Drake Park. This is a great opportunity for us to get as many of our parents and supporters out on the course. This is basically our only “home meet” besides the District meet. So let’s get a lot of Cougar XC fans out there and cheer loud!
Students will be excused from class at 11am. We will meet at the XC tree and carpool to Drake park. If parents can help drive that would be great! Below is the race schedule for Friday.
JV girls Blue race- 1pm
JV boys Blue race- 1:30pm
Varsity girls race- 2pm
Varsity boys race- 2:30pm
JV girls Gold race- 3pm
JV boys Gold race- 3:30pm
Monday 10/1- 3:15pm @Mtn View: Recovery run 4-6 miles. Strides. Core.
Tuesday 10/2- 3:15pm @Mtn View: Workout @Big Sky.
Wednesday 10/3- 3:15pm @Mtn View: Easy Recovery run 4-5 miles. Mystery Team activity.
Thursday 10/4- 3:15pm @Mtn View: Pre-race run 3-4 miles with strides.
Friday 10/5- Oxford Classic!
Saturday- Rest Day
Sunday– Bigfoot 10k