2021 Cross Country Info (6th, 7th & 8th)
The Blevins Cross Country Team is open to all Blevins students. All runners make the team and participate in all six two-mile races. CC (or XC) is a great way to experience the fun, teamwork and challenge of middle school sports.
Pre-season practice runs: Tues 8/10, Wed 8/11, Thurs 8/12, Fri 8/13 at Cottonwood Glen Park near the south end of Overland Trail; 4:00 – 5:15 PM. The Mountain Avenue Mile run is ______________& is a great race opportunity.
Regular season practice at Blevins begins Monday, August 16th and runs from 3:10 – 4:45 PM. Please arrange to have student rides ready by 4:45. We cannot guarantee supervision after 4:45 PM. At 5PM Coach Lonac leaves – he has an infant at home.
Shoe Night @ Runner’s Roost TBD - Discounted shoes and merchandise for the whole family!
Parent-Runner Information Meeting: Wednesday, August 18th at 5pm-5:45pm, Blevins Auditeria
The season ends in early October with the District Championships at Fort Collins High. All runners race.
Summer Training: While there is no organized summer practice for XC until high school, we highly recommend that those interested in cross country practice jogging 10 – 30 minutes 2 – 4 times per week during June and July to establish a base level of fitness, and to adapt to the heat. Blevins runners can also train with the Rocky (RMHS) team. Email Rocky's Coach, John Prasuhn, for info on this great opportunity!
Weather & Gear – we practice in any weather except lightning, hail, and fire smoke. Check the forecast accordingly. While most of the season will be hot, we might get some cold rain, and maybe even some early snow. All runners should have good running shoes, athletic wear (runners with jeans/jean shorts will be sent home), and a water bottle with hand strap is strongly, strongly recommended. We will follow updated COVID protocols as per PSD policy.
Paperwork: Must have physical & proof of insurance on file at Blevins in order to practice & compete. Physicals valid for one year from exam date. Arrange physicals well in advance! Athletic eligibility and physical forms available on Blevins website or in the Blevins Office. When and are complete and turned in to Mrs. Koepp in the Blevins Office, a Silver Card will be issued and the card must be turned in to Coach Lonac the first day of regular season practice. Physical forms are NOT available in the physicians’ offices.
2021 Cross Country Schedule:
2019 District Results - Blevins Top 7 - 2.00 miles @ FCHS (no XC 2020 – covid)
Boys – 8th/10 304 finishers Girls – 5th/9 201 finishers
Gabe Valusek – 37th place – 12:30 Lindsey Kaines – 7th place – 12:43
Arthur Shuey – 68th place – 13:14 Sydney Schlepp – 25th place – 13:31
Riley Mckay – 70th place – 13:16 Ellie Clark – 32nd place – 13:43
Cesar Posada – 108th place – 13:47 Isa Giovando– 46th place – 14:11
JJ Rose – 141st place – 14:18 Ayla Mills – 55th place – 14:27
Judah Westdorp – 150th place – 14:25 Willow Holloran – 57th place – 14:29
Liam Larson – 156th – 14:31 Ellie Eliason – 114th place – 16:32