1. Have a positive attitude 2. Respect
● Teammates ● Yourself
3. Attend daily practices
4. Give your best effort every day!
Good running shoes
Shorts, Shirts, Sweatpants, sweatshirt, hats and gloves (for later in the season) Water bottle
Uniforms will be provided-to be returned at the end of the season.
Cross Country Meets
Most of our meets are on Tuesday afternoons
The meets take place in various parks around Monroe County Mendon Ponds is our home course
We take part in 3 invitationals on a Saturday
•McQuaid- September 29, 2018-Genesee Valley Park •Webster-3rd Saturday in October
•County Championship-last Saturday in October
Parents and families are encouraged to spectate.
This year, team members will be required to ride the bus to the meet and back to BRMS.
BRMS Modified XC
Cross Country running is both a team sport and an individual sport!
Cross Country running teaches:
•How to set goals
•The benefits of Hard work
•That a positive attitude will serve you best
•How to accept your limitations, all while striving to do your best •The importance of unconditional support for teammates
•How to pace yourself
We practice every day!
Students generally attend after school sports study hall from 2:30-3:20.
Practice starts at 3:30 and goes ‘til 5:00 every school day.
Athletes should plan to attend practice every day because this is the best way to improve. XC running as an endurance sport; daily practice helps muscles adapt to the stresses and avoid injury.
Parents can pick up their students in the front of the school at 5:00PM.
A typical practice includes:
A warm up- dynamic stretching
Conditioning- upper body, core strength, yoga
Running- intervals, time trials, speed play, distance runs, relays, hill workouts Cool down-static stretching