XC Update for the Week of August 22featured

Our season is off and running!  What a great first week.


Please try to read the message each week, as it will be our primary method of communicating things you need to know.


At this point, everyone should have registered online.  Not sure if you have? Find out here.


Useful Links for XC Athletes/Parents

Girls CC Team Website

Girls’ Workouts and Training Logs


Looking Ahead

The next couple of weeks will be kind of hectic, but the training we get in and the team-building we accomplish sets us up for the rest of the season.  Please don’t hesitate to contact any of the coaches if you have questions along the way.


The Week Ahead

Mon, Aug 22nd – Family Picnic/Run-a-Thon/ Drive-a-Thon – 5:00@ Liberty

Tue – Aug 23rd – Practice @ Liberty 9:00am – NIKE only.  Brooks OFF

Wed – Aug 24th – CC Day @ Liberty 9:00am until approx. 2:00pm

Thu – Aug 25th – Practice @ Liberty 9:00am

Fri – Aug26th  – End of Summer Classic Meet at Hudson Mills.  Buses depart HS @ 3:30


Monday, August 22 – Run-A-Thon/Family Picnic & Drive-A-Thon – 5:00pm

We need your help!!

Family Picnic & Drive-A-Thon Invite & Info: Learn More Here

Family Picnic & Drive-A-Thon Volunteers Needed: Sign-Up Here


Link Crew – All Link Crew leaders and new students will be excused from practice for these events.  Please check with the coaches regarding workouts.


Friday, August 26th – End of Summer Classic – This meet is at Hudson Mills Metropark.  PLEASE NOTE:  We will be running a NEW course on the south side of the park.  An aerial view of the course is attached.  The address for Hudson Mills is 8801 N. Territorial Rd., Dexter, MI.  There is a $10 per vehicle fee to enter the park.  Arrive early, as the entrance can get backed up.


Speaking of Schedules, last-minute/emergency/weather-related changes to our schedule are announced via text, using a service called “Jabbertext.”  You can sign up HERE.  FYI – We also post changes to Twitter (@xcsaline).


Looking Back

The 3 Mile Time Trial was a success!  Results are attached.  Thanks to all of the volunteers that helped to make it such a great event.


Also, we had about 60 athletes come out to help Saline Area Social Services on Saturday afternoon. They moved an estimated 7,000 food items that will benefit 350+ families in our community.


Commitment & Mileage:  Don’t forget to turn in your mileage calendars to Coach McPherson!  If it’s easier, email your calendar tojenmcphersoncc@gmail.com.  Commitment has ended!  Please see the attached file for the current mileage totals.  If you are missing mileage, turn it in!  This will be the final week Commitment mileage will be accepted.


Upcoming dates

August 22nd – Run-a-Thon @ Middle School Track (please see info above)

August 26th – End of Summer meet @ Hudson Mills (plese see info above)

August 29th – Team Photo – 5:00 @ Mill Pond Park  (more info to come)

September 1st – Early Bird meet @ Huron Meadows


Find the season’s meet schedule HERE


Instagram & flickr:  Coach Eileen has launched team Instagram & flickr accounts.  Follow us on Instagram at @salinewxc.   If you have pictures you would like to post, email them to Eileen at creutzeileen@gmail.com.  Also, extra pictures taken at practice will be shared on a team flickr account:  SalineWXC.

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