The Boy’s and Girl’s Cross Country Teams had their first losses Tuesday afternoon as they fell to Edison’s John Adams, even though most of our runners had their best times of the Season.
However, both Teams beat Dunellen and Edison’s Woodrow Wilson Middle Schools.
Both Teams now have 9 wins and 1 loss.
Our next Meet will be next Wednesday at Roosevelt against Spotswood.
PARENTS - Please Note: Parents are welcome to attend any/all meets whether they are Home or Away. If your child is going home from a meet with you, please let one of the coaches know, so that we are not searching frantically for a child that left "half an hour ago".
I. For Meets at Roosevelt Park - park your cars in the lot in front of the ice rink, then walk towards the tennis courts / Parsonage Road to get closer to the Start / Finish Line.
II. Although scheduled to begin at 4:00, we often have to wait until the other teams arrive, then we walk the course, so everyone knows where to run and no one gets lost, then there is stretching, bathroom breaks, etc. So the actual race sometimes starts a bit later than 4:00. The start time of the race(s) is determined by the Officials, NOT the coaches!!! When there is a large number of runners, we usually split the girls and the boys into different races. Sometimes there is a staggered start, meaning the girls race starts 2-5 minutes after the boy's race, and at other times they wait until all of the boys are finished before the girls race even starts. This is decided by the Officials, not the coaches!
Roosevelt Park is also the home field for some of the areas private (Catholic) schools and Edison's Middle Schools, so we might have to wait until some of those races are finished before we can have our races.***
Coaches for this year's teams are:
3 changes / updates to our schedule:
1. Tuesday October 1st is a Jewish Holiday and there is no School that day. The Meet has been moved to Wednesday, 10/2.
2. Friday 10/18 is just against Calvary Christian, St. Bart's does not have a Team this year. Location is still unknown (TBA).
3. GMC's - Greater Middlesex County Championships held in Thompson Park on the Jamesburg / Monroe border will be held on Saturday 10/26.
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR THIS SEASON'S MEETS:
|Cross Country COED MS Schedule|
|Thursday, Sep 19, 2019|
|Meet||4:00PM||Perth Amboy||Roosevelt Park||
|Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019|
|Meet||4:00PM||South Plainfield||Roosevelt Park||
|Friday, Sep 27, 2019|
|Meet||4:00PM||Away vs. New Brunswick Middle||Buccleuch Park, New Brunswick||
|Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019|
|Tri Meet||4:00PM||Away vs. South River,
Immaculate Conception Spotswood
|South River High School||
|Friday, Oct 4, 2019|
|Tri Meet||4:00PM||Herbert Hoover Middle,
Thomas Jefferson, Dunellen
|Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019|
|Tri Meet||4:00PM||John Adams Middle,
Woodrow Wilson Middle, Dunellen
|Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019|
|Friday, Oct 18, 2019|
|Meet||4:00PM||Away vs. Calvary Christian||Phillips Park Soccer Field, Maple St., Old Bridge NJ|
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1 - 3 GMC's Thompson Park Jamesburg / Monroe