XC Update for the Week of August 29featured

Not sure how this happened, but it’s the final week of summer!


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


The Week Ahead

Mon, Aug 29th – Practice @ Liberty 9:00

Mon, Aug 29th – Team Photo @ Mill Pond Park 5:00pm

Tue, Aug 30th – Practice @ Liberty 9:00am

Wed, Aug 31st – Practice @ Liberty 9:00am  (please note change)

Thu, Sept. 1st – Early Bird Meet @ Huron Meadows.  Everyone runs.  Buses depart HS @3:30 (please note change)

Fri, Sep 2nd – Practice @ Liberty 9:00 – Nike only

Tue, Sept. 6th – First Day of School!  Practice @ 3:00 at HS (meeting location TBD)


Team communications

There was a miscommunication regarding the departure time for last week’s meet.  We have corrected the issue, and outside of an emergency or other issue beyond our control, all e-mail and website times will be correct.  Also, we meet with the girls daily, and scheduling information is covered in detail.  It’s a good idea to check with your athlete regarding all scheduling info.


Monday, August 29th – Team Photo.  5pm @ Mill Pond Park

View and order team photos HERE.  A flyer with more information was e-mailed yesterday.  If you have questions regarding the photo, please contact our photographer, Amanda Lauchu, at amandamaephotography@gmail.com.


Thursday, September 1st – Early Bird Invitational

Buses leave the HS at 3:30.  The meet is at Huron Meadows Metropark (off US-23, Exit 55, Silver Lake Road).  Parents, please allow plenty of time to drive to the meet.  US-23 gets backed up, and lines form to enter the park.  Cost per vehicle is $10.  Google Huron Valley Metro Parks for more information regarding the park.  A flyer with meet info can be foundHERE


Yard Signs are Still Available!

If you would still like a Saline Cross Country yard sign, follow this link.


Schedule changes

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

Thanks to everyone who made Monday’s Family Picnic/Run-a-Thon/Drive-a-Thon a success.  The workout was great, food was fantastic, and we raised $ for our team!!


We had a great showing at the End of Summer meet last week!  Results were e-mailed yesterday and can also be found HERE.


Commitment & Mileage:  Don’t forget to turn in your mileage calendars to Coach McPherson!  If it’s easier, email your calendar to jenmcphersoncc@gmail.com.  Commitment has ended!


Upcoming dates

Saturday, September 10th – Bath Invite:  Top 7 runners

Saturday, September 10th – Ramblin Rock Meet:  Varsity B and Select Runners (note this is different than website)

Monday, September 12th – Pasta Dinner #1

Tuesday, September 13th – SEC Jambo #1 @ Heritage Park, Adrian – Everyone runs


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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