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10.0 months ago @ 10:23PM

Updated Distance Practice Schedule - Week 11/22-11/28

Practice Schedule 11/22 - 11/28

Below is the practice schedule for Patriot Distance this week:

  • Monday - 3:30-5:00pm @ Patriot HS
    • No morning doubles this week
  • Tuesday  - 3:30-5:00pm @ Patriot HS
  • Wednesday - 9:00-11:00am @ Patriot HS
  • Thursday - OFF (Thanksgiving)
    • Practice early due to school holiday - no doubles
  • Friday - 9:00-11:00am @ Patriot HS​​
  • Saturday - NIKE CROSS REGIONALS @ WakeMed Soccer Park (Cary, NC)
    • No official practice for non-NXR athletes
  • Sunday - no organized practice; cross-training day
  • NOTE - in the event of a school holiday on which we are allowed to train, practice will move to 9-11am at the same location as a normal practice for that day.

Team News

10.0 months ago @ 1:43PM

Meet Info - Sat. 11/13 (VHSL State XC Championships)

VHSL 6A State XC Championships 2021

  • Venue – Great Meadow Event Center
  • Race Starts
    • 10:30am - Girls Championship (7 race, 3 alternates)
      • Box assignment - #8
    • 11:15am - Boys Championship (7 race, 3 alternates)
      • Box assignment - #12
    • Awards immediately following the Boys Championship race
    • Note - we are the first races of the day; more on course conditions to follow
  • Buses
    • Depart Patriot 8:20am
    • Arrive @ Great Meadow 9:00am
    • Depart Great Meadow 12:30pm
    • Arrive @ Patriot 1:15pm
  • Athlete Info (IMPORTANT)
    • Only athletes and coaches are are allowed inside the competition area
    • NO ELECTRONICS inside the competition area
    • Competing athletes must turn in their chips before leaving the finish area
    • Stay out of all buildings and off fences
  • What to Bring
    • Uniform (red singlet / blue shorts)
    • Water / snacks
    • Warm clothes (pants, jackets, hat/gloves)
    • Change of clothes
    • Running shoes / spikes
  • Expected course/weather conditions
    • ​​​​​​​Temperatures should reach the 50s by the time we race
    • 14mph winds - breezy!
    • Grass on the infield will be the thickest for Girls 6A race (that's us)
      • Grass will be shorter/faster outside of the fence (between the 2k and 4.4k marks)
  • Spectator Info
    • Parking on site - spectators encouraged to carpool
    • Spectators should follow signs for Gate 2
    • Admission - $10.00 pre-sale
    • ​​​​​​​Spectators are not allowed on the course
      • ​​​​​​​Most of the course can be viewed from the hill - binoculars are recommended

Team News

11.0 months ago @ 1:04PM

XC Workouts Week 10/25 - 10/31

This week's workout schedule (password protected - check emails for password)

Patriot Training Oct 25th-31st.docx

Team News

8.0 months ago @ 7:24AM

XC Postseason Roster 2021

Below are the athletes who have been selected to the postseason roster, and are eligible to compete at the Cedar Run District, Region 6B and VHSL 6A State Championships:

Boys - Colin Doran, Conner Utter, Patrick Lowry, Bruno Zegada, Max Shipp, Jacob Casey, James Fillmore, Carlos Garcia, Connor Williams, Connor Balcom

Girls - Landey Green, Anna Rigby, Sidney Nolan, Rena Johnson, Ariana Grant, Kiara Garcia, Natalie Buford, Evanna Koury, Megan O'Brien, Bridget Thaller

All other athletes are invited to continue training with the postseason team, especially those who are preparing for the Nike Cross Regional meet in Cary, NC on Saturday 11/27

Team News

11.0 months ago @ 7:36PM

Tryout Info - Patriot XC 2021-22

****In order to participate in team practices and tryouts, you must have the documents listed below on file with the Patriot Athletic office****

Athletes should bring proper running shoes and clothing, plenty of water, and a recovery drink or snack for immediately after practice.

Documentation - you MUST have the following documents on file BEFORE you can try out/practice:

  • Sports Physical - all athletes must have a current sports physical on file (dated after May 1, 2021)
  • Concussion Training - All athletes trying out for Cross Country must complete the PWCS Concussion Training (online) at the following link before tryouts - link here
  • Eligibility Form - all athletes must fill out the white-yellow carbon copy form before you can practice/tryout; there are two ways to get this form:
    • At practice - coaches will have copies, fill out and return straight away
    • The Running Store - copies available at the store, just ask for a Patriot XC eligibility form. (7343 Atlas Walk Way, Gainesville VA 20155)

Covid Screening Form (Online) - all athletes must fill out the following Google Form before coming to practice each day; a QR code will be posted at practice to access the link if you forget to do so prior to arriving. (Form is also linked in Team Links)

Blue Emergency Card - all athletes should fill out and turn in the blue Emergency Card as soon as possible (found in Team Files)

Remind Group - Please join the Patriot XC 2021 Remind group (using the Remind app)

  • class code - @8bkh46b


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