Cross Country - FAQs
The most frequently asked questions are:
We practice on Tuesday and Friday each week from 5:30- 6:30.( or so ) (this
might change slightly depending on facility availability)
Practices will begin around the third or fourth week in August
Races start Sept 12th
Downingtown East H.S. We meet at the track and then use the Cross
Country course for our training.
How much do we run?
The race distances are as follows:
Novice runs 1.8 miles
Minors run 1.8 miles over a more challenging course
Cadets run 2.4 miles
We race at Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park.
The races begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday's (we arrive at 12:30)
We try to keep practices fun so that the kids want to come back week after
I don't believe in crazy mileage! and all of my athletes have improved
throughout the season.
No one is too slow!
If anyone needs more specific information they can send me an email at