XC Season 2023

We hope to keep this page updated throughout the year so please check back often for the latest news. Information regarding registration and other sports are found on the IHS Athletic page https://inglemoor.nsd.org/athletics

Update Date Change: Ice Cream Social June 5th

This year's Ice Cream Social is Monday, JUNE 5th in the IHS cafeteria from 4:30-5:30pm. This is the team's spring recruiting event and is open to all students interested in finding out more about the sport of cross country. Meet future teammates and team captains, learn about summer conditioning opportunities, talk to coaches and our booster club parents. This event is free to current and incoming students to Inglemoor.

Congratulations Captains for 2023!!

Please welcome our returning and new captains for the fall season: Malley Malone (Sr), Cate Bouvet (Sr), Joel Pratt (Sr), Justin Huang (Sr), Lily Bailey (Sr), Liam Gould (Sr), Aishwarya Vellala (Sr), Annie Taylor (Jr), Lucas Talbot (Jr). These athletes have shown great dedication to the team and are ready to assist the coaches in leading the team during practices and in competition. We look forward to watching them continue the fun and great traditions of Viking Cross Country.

Summer Training Information

Registration is now open for all sports in the next school year including summer conditioning. If your student is at all interested in cross country and track next season please register through Final FormsRegistering for sports will ensure that students and their families will receive any messages sent out via Final Forms by the coaching staff for that sport. Summer training sessions begin June 1st and end July 31st. Athletes and their parent/guardian must complete all forms and physicals must be current and may not expire before the end of the sport session or season.

Summer Conditioning: The three most important months in XC are June, July, August. These are the months when athletes should start to build their running base in preparation for the season. Although not mandatory we encourage students to attend if they are available. We meet 3 days/week-Tuesday/Thursday at Arrowhead ES, Wednesday on the IHS track from 8:30-10am. A coach will be present on Wednesdays and captains will lead when a coach is not available.

Running Camps to get ready for XC
Running camps are a great way to spend part of your summer. These are usually multiday events at locations that offer lodging, meals, and great running opportunities as well as a chance to meet runners from different schools. Coaches recommend signing up with a few of your teammates to make it more fun.

Clear Lake/White Pass Cross Country Camp (sunfairrun.com)
This camp is 6 days at White Pass off Hwy 12 here in WA. There are 3 sessions and they can book up quickly especially in the early spring.

XC Quick FAQ

How often is practice? Practices will be M-F after school 3:45pm-5:45pm. Practice shortens to 90min early to mid October. Wednesday (early release) practices begin at 2:15pm.
Where are practices held? We have 3 locations: St Edward State Pk (Discovery Pass required if parking), Bothell Landing and Inglemoor HS. 
How do we get to practice locations off campus? Parents can make any type of arrangement to get their athletes to and from practice.
What do we need for practice? Come dressed to run. Dress appropriately for the weather. Bring a water bottle and small snack (optional). A small pack or bookbag large enough for their clothes and running shoes. Pack a good attitude because we run in all types of weather, even when it's sunny!

Things to remember for practice​:

  • Athletes should have proper running shoes capable of lasting through the season.
  • Dress appropriately for the weather. Cool/wet weather means sweats, light rain jacket, long sleeve running shirt, warm hat, dry shirt for after the workout.
  • Bring a water bottle with athlete's name on it.
  • Email the coach in advance if athlete will be missing practice to avoid an unexcused absence.

'23 Dates and Fall Meet Schedule (...still updating)

6/1--7/31 Summer Conditioning (need to register in Final Forms)
8/1-8/20 No Coaching Period
8/4-5 Lake Tye Triathlon Fundraiser (Monroe)
11/4 State XC Meet (End of Season)
11/7 XC Banquet; IHS Cafeteria

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