Welcome to the Wave Runners Fall Cross Country Season!
The coaches have been busy getting to know our new club members and are happy to see all our returners. We are on our 3rd week of practice with a little over 50 members and they are a great group to be working with. They have been working on their running form, conditioning and getting runs in around the neighborhood. Now we are getting excited for the upcoming meets!
*Note the first two races on the schedule, we need you to sign up by
THIS SUNDAY OCTOBER 2nd 2016
On Race Day everyone arranges their own ride. The students will need to leave school a little early, except for Mt Sac they need to leave by 11:30 am. The roster will be in the school office to know who are signed up, they will be excused and you still need to follow the schools policy for picking up your student. Students are responsible to make sure they have any assignments they need or need to turned in before they leave.
– MBMS Race Deadline to sign up is this Sunday 10/02/16
Race Day is Tuesday 10/11/16 – Manhattan Beach MS-1501 N Redondo Ave, MB
We meet on the PE basketball courts at 3:00pm to hand out race tags and team warm up.
MBMS 2.3 Mile Course course starts on the basketball courts, through Poliwog Park finishing back at the basketball courts. Follow red and yellow arrows. The course will be chalked on race day.
– Boys Race Starts at 3:30 pm
– Girls Race Starts at 4:00.
Ribbons will be given to top 3 per grade per gender.
Follow red and yellow arrows. The course will be chalked on race day.
– Mt Sac Invitational Deadline to sign up is this Sunday 10/02/16
Race Day is Friday 10/14/16 – Mt Sac College 1000 Grand Ave Walnut
FALL PRACTICE – RACE SCHEDULE TO PRINT CLICK HERE
Here’s the information for the Middle School Cross Country Races for those who are interested. Remember it is not a requirement to participate in the meets.
Wave Runners please use this link RACE SIGN UPS to be added to the teams roster. There are deadline dates we need the runners names by so we can send our teams roster in advance to the schools hosting the meet.
Cross Country Meet
1) Mt SAC Invitational Friday 10/16
Sign up deadline is Sunday 10/4.
This meet the club will pay the entry fees. The first race starts at 2:15 p.m., last race is at 5:00 and they race by the grade they are in. It takes an hour to get there so the students will need to leave school early enough to arrive there by 12:30PM. This meet is very exciting with several hundred participating from all over. Check out this link, to find out more about this exciting invitational.
2) Manhattan Beach MS XC Meet Tuesday 10/20
Sign up deadline is Monday 10/12.
Arrive at 2:45 to 3:00 p.m. first race starts at 3:30 p.m. Boys race at 3:30, girls at 4:00 – 2.3 mile course starts in MBMS runs through Polliwog Park
3) PVIS MS XC Meet Tuesday 10/27
Sign up deadline is Monday Monday 10/19.
Arrive at 2:45 – 3:00 p.m. first race starts at 3:30 p.m.
PVIS Race Schedule:
3:30 pm–Boys 7/8 race – 2 mile course
4:00 pm–Girls 7/8 race – 2 mile course
4:30 pm–6th Grade boys/girls race – 1.6 mile course
– Jingle Bell Run Sunday 12/6 or 12/13 – Tentative for approval from RUHS
Information for the Manhattan Beach Middle School Cross Country Meet
Thursday Oct. 9th @ MBMS – 1501 N Redondo Ave Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Athletes are to wear their cross country team running shirt with black shorts or as close as possible and good running shoes. Also bring a water bottle and a snack if they like for after their race.
• We will meet at 3:00 PM on the PE Blacktop at MBMS
• Boys Race starts at 3:30 PM
• Girls Race at 4:00 PM
Check out the course click on – MBMS 2.3 Mile XC Course
Follow the red arrows then the yellow arrows.The course will be clearly marked in chalk for the athletes.
Ribbons awarded to the top 3 per grade and per gender
GO WAVE RUNNERS!!!
Registration will close the week of Sept. 29th for the cross country season. If you have friends interested please let them know this deadline.
If you missed this deadline you are welcome to join us during track season which starts after the winter break.
Remember no practice this Thursday (no school day) Sept. 25th.
Runners Pledge and Rules of the Road The kids and coaches went over the Runners Pledge and Rules of the Road at practice today. There was an email sent to all the current Wave Runner parents tonight with the attachment. Please look for the email, go over with your runner and turn in the one page with signatures of acknowledgement. Thank you!
RACE SIGN UPS
If you want to participate in the MBMS Oct 9th and MT SAC Oct 17th Meets we need you on the roster by Oct 1st sign up by clicking this link RACE SIGN UP
See you this Wednesday and enjoy your 4 day weekend!