Cross Country Running Team – Meet Info

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Please note the following information regarding Cross Country Running Team:

1. South Conference Meet: Ashbridges Bay Park, Woodbine – Thursday, October 10, 2013.  Arrive at school at 8:30 a.m.
First race is at 10;00 am with Grade 1 Girls, then Grade 1 Boys; Grade 2 Girls, etc.  The first 30 runners and top 4 teams (of 4+1 runners) will advance to the Conference Finals. New this year: only grade 3-6 runners will qualify to the next meet. You will be notified if your child qualifies for this meet Grade 1 and 2 students are competing only at the South Conference Meet.

2. South Conference Finals: Ashbridges Bay Park, Woodbine – Monday, October 21, 2013. Arrive at school at 8:30 am.
First race is at 10:00 a.m. with Grade 3 girls; then Grade 3 boys; Grade 4 girls, etc.  The top 3 teams and the top 20 individuals who are not on the top 3 teams will qualify for the City Championships.  You will be notified if your child qualifies for this meet.

3. TDESAA City Cross Country Finals:  Centennial Park, Etobicoke – Thursday October 24, 2013. 
Race starts at 10:00 a.m. Details to be provided to qualifying students.

Distance for the grades; grade 1-2 approx.1 km, grade 3 approx.1.5 km, grade 4-6 approx.2 km

Please make sure your child brings everything he or she needs for the meets, including:

  • Shorts
  • Running shoes
  • Sweat suit/wind suit
  • Rain gear (depending on weather)
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • $5 to help defray the cost of the bus transportation to and from each meet

Howard t-shirts will be provided to the athletes on the morning of the meet.

All parents/guardians are welcome to come and cheer for the Howard Running Team.

See you on the trail.

Walter Jurek
Physical Education Teacher