Friday, October 20, 2017

It is hard to believe that this is the last week of our XC season!

The coaching staff has enjoyed coaching and working with each and every member of our team.  It is great to see the improvement of each athlete and also to see the smiles on their faces when warming up and stretching with their teammates.  It is a very special group of kids!  We hope that everyone has enjoyed the season as much as we have!  We would also love to see everyone back this spring for our Spring Track team!

Here is the week ahead along with information about the Carlisle Invitational which takes place on Monday.

Monday - Carlisle Invitational (This is not a full team event).  The meet takes place at Great Brook Farm in Carlisle.  Please read the information below from the Carlisle coach who is running the meet:

We have seventeen schools and 650 runners participating this year. Please pay close attention the schedule of races below, as we must stick to these times in order to finish all races before dark. We will post team results as they become available, individual results and team results will be posted to by Monday evening.    

Schools: Acton, Bedford, Belmont, Billerica, Blanchard, Carlisle, Clarke, Concord, Diamond, Hanscom, Lincoln, MVRCS, Stonybrook, Sudbury, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland

3:45                 Varsity Boys
4:15                 Varsity Girls
4:45                 JV Boys
5:15                 JV Girls

Parking for spectators
Address1018 Lowell Road, Carlisle, MA 01741
Parking is limited so please encourage parents to car pool. In addition, the park charges a $3 parking fee that will be collected when cars enter the lot. 

**If your child is not running in the Carlisle Invitational then they will not attend practice on Monday as all 3 coaches will be going to meet**

Tuesday - DQ Run!  We plan on leaving school at 2:30, run to DQ in Natick for an ice cream and then run back to WMS by 3:45.  This is a great "Workout" and the kids always enjoy it.  Please have your child bring a few dollars for an ice cream!  Also, please be sure your child returns their signed permission slips for our DQ run.  If you need another copy, please click here for an extra permission slip.

Thursday - Final meet of the season at Watertown.  We will send along information about the location of the meet once we hear from the Watertown coaches.

Friday - Team party!  It is a tradition for our team to end the year with a team party.  We encourage team members to bring a few snack items to school with them and the coaching staff will provide some pizza.  It is a fun way to end our season.  Pick up will be at 3:15.

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