Welcome to the Lisle Lions Cross Country Website.

“The ability to plan, to concentrate, to control emotions and unwanted thoughts, knowing when to act, keeping positive—are all intelligent qualities and all qualities that are developed by running and training.”

--John Brewer, Running Science





Lisle Cross Country

WITH OUR START UP JUST WEEKS AWAY--
OUR SPECIAL THEME FROM
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN



Special Highlights

OUR SEASON OPENING 
NITE FUN RUN--
"A Lark in the Park in the Dark"



"Cross" Words

OUR TRADITIONAL "WATER BALLOON" WORKOUT



Thoughts on the Run

Below is Coach J's summer
TRAINING Q & A  

This Q & A talks about arm swing in running









Message from Coach J

TO RUNNERS AND PARENTS NEW TO OUR SITE:

Go to the Navigation Bar on the left.
Click on LINKS to find PDFs of all our special events and activities!

Make sure to download a copy of our CROSS COUNTRY TRAINING AND RACING CALENDAR. 

The LATEST NEWS...

Go to 
FORMS & INFORMATION
and download our 
Season Opening Letter!
Solve the riddle in the letter and win a special prize at our meeting!

Check out Coach Jakalski's recent Simplifaster article on 

(Just click on "warm-up routines" above to go to the article)



ONCE WE BEGIN OUR SEASON, BE SURE TO LOOK FOR HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FOLLOWING FALL FUN EVENTS! THOSE WILL BE ACCESSED BY GOING TO THE NAVIGATION BAR ON THE LEFT. Just click on "LINKS" 

CHECK OUT PDFs OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL EVENTS ALREADY RUN AT COMMUNITY PARK.



"INTO THE NIGHT" FUN RUN

WATER BALLOON
 "HIDE-N-FIND" WORKOUT

 

UP 'N COMING SPECIAL EVENTS LATER IN THE SEASON:
NICK'S HAPPY TIME ICE CREAM!!
TAPE VOLLEYBALL
HERRICK LAKE CHICKEN RUN
and our latest...

SECTIONAL PUMPKIN CARVING




Check for any new runner images by clicking the "Photo Gallery" on the left Navigation Bar






Practice Schedule

WORKOUTS FOR THE WEEK
MONDAY: REP 400s at the Yackley Trail
TUESDAY: Lisle "Revolution"  Four loops of Community Park South with goblet squats, kettle swings, goat baggers, and single leg split leg deadlifts after each loop
WEDNESDAY: Intermittent "Cruise" Intervals ( 4 X 1000 meters @ 90%vDOT
THURSDAY: 6 PM at the track "Two Minute Warning" (Auto Reg for 120 seconds) PICK UP UNIFORMS AT THE BIG GARAGE (second floor)
FRIDAY: Threshold Training at Community Park: 20 minute continuous @88-90%
SATURDAY: Fall Sport CC Team Picture at the High School 9:25 AM  BE ON TIME!!

New and Notes

JOEY CHAN
wins our season opening
1.5 Mile Night Fun Run
in Community Park
(Senior Runs 9:26)







Fun Happenings

JOEY CHAN
Maintains the tradition of a Lisle runner coming back from the Yackley Trail Rep 400's with a cone on his or her head!






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