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Spring 2015

posted Mar 10, 2015, 8:37 AM by Amy Glenn   [ updated Jun 4, 2015, 11:59 AM ]

  • Eagle Runs:  To be determined.  Most likely two days a week :  Early Mornings  Meet at HS track
  • Make sure you signed up on line:  Mandatory XC sign in for all athletes.
  • Get your athletic forms completed now before the start of the season
  • Check out the NEW and improved summer workouts!  
  • What should I do all summer:  RUN, RUN, RUN.
  • Set a goal of 20-40 mins of running 3 or 4 days a week.  Depending on your running experience. 
  • Coach Glenn

September 30, 2014

posted Sep 29, 2014, 5:08 AM by Amy Glenn

Week of Sept 30

Monday-practice 2:45-4:15
Tuesday-LAST HOME MEET!  Let's go out with a bang. Arrive back to HS track at 4:15.  Volunteers for Tuesday's home meet still needed.
Coach Galbreath and I are asking that ALL Runners stay until the end of the meet to cheer their team members.  Let's bring the noise!  Do you have portable music?  Do you have noise makers? 
There were a lot of granola bars and extra food left over from last Saturday's meet.  Thank you to the "moms" who took it home and are planning to bring it back to the meet on Tuesday.
However, don't forget to  sign up for Saturday.  We still need food items. 
Wed-practice 2:45-4:15
Thursday-practice 2:45-4:00 (note early end time)
Friday-practice 2:45-4:00 (A big thank you to Becky Von Zastrow for providing popsicles the past few Friday's)

Saturday-LAST BIG MEET @ Thomas Worthington.  
300 W Dublin Granville Rd, Worthington, OH 43085
  • Varsity Runners will be determined after Tuesday's meet.  7 runners for Varsity
  • Bus leaves at 7:45 am promptly.  Arrive by 7:40
  • 9:00 a.m.  Middle School Boys Varsity Race

    9:25          Middle School Girls Varsity Race

    9:50          Middle School Boys Open Race

    10:15        Middle School Girls Open Race


FINAL Update:  NAMS XC End of Season Celebration
  • Monday, October 6
  • 3:00-4:00
  • MS Cafe
  • Here is the link to sign up to volunteer:  copy into browser
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1tGDddcYxE1O7Ln6mAYzUtKzbc-BELa4vTU9qaMPhHco/edit?usp=sharing

Parents are welcome to attend.  The celebration is geared toward the kids to have fun, listen to music and reminisce about the season.  Low key :)

September 15

posted Sep 12, 2014, 7:31 AM by Amy Glenn

Weekly updates 9/15
Monday:  practice 2:45-4:15
Tuesday: Meet @ Westerville Blendon (will send address on monday). Arrive back to MS by 3:40.  Runners are not permitted to hang out in any of the buildings from 2:30-3:40.  
Wednesday:  Pool day. We are out of pool at 3:45 so runners are ready for pick up by 4:00
Thursday:  practice 2:45-4:15
Friday:  practice 2:45-4:00

Info on 5k
One of our cross country runners has expressed an interest in creating a team of NAMS XC runners for a 5k race in Gahanna on Sept. 20.  I am attaching the link for more information to the race.  If you are interested in running, please let Jacob Barzark know by emailing him at the following address- .jakobcole10@gmail.com  
We do not have a meet that day, so the coaches are in full support.  
Unfortunately, I will be out of town at a soccer tournament with my youngest, so I will not be able to join.  


September 4, 2014

posted Sep 4, 2014, 7:59 AM by Amy Glenn

  • Watkins Invitational-Saturday, Sept 6. Bus leaves promptly at 7:45AM.  Arrive by 7:40 for attendance.
  • Watkins Memorial High School-8868 Watkins Road Pataskala,  43062

  • Entry Fee $5
  • Race times
  • 9:00 Varsity Boys:  Top 7-Liam M, George E, Cameron D, Hunter M, Jack H, Mitchell B, Eric V.  Alternate:  Paul P
  • 9:30 Varsity Girls:  Top 7-Keely S, Sarah R, Peyton S, Katie W, Maya P,  Lydia C, Ariel H.  Alternate:  Julia W
  • Alternate runners for Varsity race:  Need to be prepared to run Varsity meet.  However, if all 7 varsity runners are present and able to run the alternates will run the open races.
  • OPEN RACES-Remainder of our XC Eagle Team.  EVERYONE RUNS will run in one of the two races.
  • 10:00-Open Boys
  • 10:30-Open Girls
  • Bus should arrive back to NAMS by NOON

Looking Ahead: Week of Sept. 8

Monday-practice 2:45-4:15

Tuesday- HOME MEET  Arrive back to track @ 4:00 pm

Wednesday-POOL DAY.  We are out of pool at 3:45.  Pick up by 4.  Be prepared for both Pool and Track every Wednesday

Thursday-practice 2:45-4:15

Friday-practice 2:45-4:15

Go Eagles~

Week of August 25, 2014

posted Aug 24, 2014, 9:20 AM by Amy Glenn

Monday:  practice 2:45-4:15

Tuesday:  Away meet @ Gahanna West.  Bus will leave at 3:45.  Arrive back to school at 3:30 in front of the MS bus loop.  There will not be supervision until 3:30.  Runners are encouraged to go home or walk to the library, etc....
Girls are scheduled to run at 5:00; boys at 5:30.  This is the case for most meets.  However, please be aware that it is at the home meet coaches discretion who runs first and there is always possibility of change.  I would send out a text.  

Wed-practice 2:45-4:15.  Bring swimsuit and towel.  There is a possibility we will be in the pool.  BUT bring both pool gear and running gear to be safe.  Pool has not been confirmed . 

Thursday:  practice 2:45-4:15

Friday:  Practice 2:45-4:00

Saturday:  AWAY meet at Westerville North HS.  Bus leaves at 7:00 am.  Girls run at 8:00 am Boys run at 8:45 am.  Don't forget to sign out your athlete if they will not be riding the bus home.  In addition to the sign out sheet, there is a transportation release form that needs signed.  The release form only needs signed once and is kept on file by the coaches.  
Address:  Hosted by Westerville North High School-950 County Line Road

Happy First Day of School to all our Eagle's!

August 22, 2014

posted Aug 22, 2014, 2:04 PM by Amy Glenn

Quick points for Saturday:
  • Bus will leave promptly at 8:45 from the MS bus loop.  Please arrive between 8:30 and 8:40.  The bus will take athletes to the race and home from the race.  Your athlete is permitted to ride home with their parent after the race as long as they SIGN out at TEAM Camp.
  • It is going to be HOT and muggy!  Bring plenty of water.  Also eat a good breakfast.  Bring healthy snacks for before the race.  Bring $ for concession stand and t-shirts.
  • Admission to get in:  $6 for adults, $4 for kids.
  • Race is at Pickerington North High School.  7800 Refugee Road.
  • Girls will run at 11:30.
  • Boys at 12:00.
  • Give yourself plenty of time to park and walk to the course.    
  • See handout below for more information. 
  • If you signed up to bring snacks, you can either send them with your runner in the am or bring them with you to the meet.  
IS there a parent who would be willing to take the TEAM CANOPY HOME AFTER THE MS RACE?  It is too big for the bus.  Varsity is taking it to the race, but if we want it for the MS race for shade we need a parent willing to take it back to the HS
Good Luck and Go Eagles~

August 14, 2014

posted Aug 14, 2014, 10:24 AM by Amy Glenn

CHANGES and Important UPDATES
  • Friday practice:  7:30-9:00.  Uniform distribution at 8:30.  parent volunteers needed for distribution.
  • Monday, August 18:  Picture day at 9:30 am.  Arrive at 9:15-plan to be picked up by 10:00 am at HS track.
  • Monday, August 18:  Home Meet vs Gahanna east and Reynoldsburg.  Runners arrive back to HS track at 3:45.  Race course will begin and end at the old baseball fields.  Parking is only available at the HS stadium.  Girls will race at 5:00 followed by boys at 5:30. 
  • All snacks should arrive by 4:45 if possible.  Leave at team camp. 
  • Still need volunteers for start and finish line.  This is a bigger meet, so we need more volunteers.  Sign up on-line.

Week of August 11

posted Aug 10, 2014, 8:51 AM by Amy Glenn

  • Practice Monday-Friday from 7:30-9 at HS track.  Meet on away side bleachers.  Bring plenty of water.  Leave all valuables at home.
  • Athletic packets were due by last Friday.  No completed packet = No Practice.  
  • Pay to play fee, $35 is due by August 18 (The first meet)
  • Picture Day, Tuesday, August 19.  Time has not been determined yet.  Most likely will be after our practice.
  • Uniforms will be distributed sometime this week before picture day.
  • Make sure you are signed up online on our XC portal page.
  • Have you signed up for REMIND101?
  • Have you signed up to volunteer in some capacity.  We need you parents. 
  • Instagram.....kids love it.  I have started an instagram page for our runners to post fun, appropriate pictures during the season.  #namsxc  I will remind the runners that all pictures and comments must be positive and appropriate.  
We are down to ONE week before our first meet.  Run hard this week!
Go Eagles~

Week of July 28

posted Jul 26, 2014, 11:11 AM by Amy Glenn

  • Week of June 28:  Eagle Run on Wednesday ONLY.
      No early Eagle Run, Friday, August 1 due to parent meeting and time trial.  ​Unless you have a planned family vacation or you have contacted myself or Coach Galbreath regarding a conflict, all MS XC runners are expected to be at the time trials. 

  • ​Completed Athletic packets are due by August 1, including all signed physicals.  You can pick a packet up in the MS office.  Coaches will take all completed packets at the parent meeting.
  • Week of August 4 and August 11:  MANDATORY XC SEASON PRACTICES BEGIN:  7:30-9:00@ HS track
  • Tentative change in meet schedule:  Possible addition:  Monday, August 18th:  Quad meet at Home.  Finalized schedule will be complete by August 1.  
  • August 20:  Tentative second opportunity for MS time trial.
  • ​Saturday, August 23:  Away meet @ Picktown North​

July 14, 2014

posted Jul 14, 2014, 10:26 AM by Amy Glenn

  • uniform window is now open.  july 14-july 20.  no late orders can be accepted.  order at second sole located on hamilton road near stoneridge plaza.  tank and shorts are required.  same as last year and same as track and field.
  • First day of mandatory practice is Friday, August 1.  Time trials for runners and parent meeting to take place that night.  Time Trials scheduled for 6:30 with parent meeting to follow.  
  • Eagle runs are happening.  Attendance is very low.  We need you there.  Wed and Fri mornings from 7:30-8:30 at HS track.
  • Week of August 4 and August 12 mandatory practices will take place from 7:30-9:00 am.  Starting on August 20 practices will then go to after school from 2:45-4:15.
  • First meet is Saturday, August 23 at Pick'ton North.  
  • Run, Run, Run!  We need you running!

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