30days until
First Official 2014 XC Practice

105days until
State 2014

Welcome to Centaurus Warrior Cross Country!
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site updated 5/22/14

>>>>>> To sign up for the Fall 2014 team email list, CLICK HERE <<<<<<

Bolder Boulder 10K
meet at the Midas on the Southeast corner of 30th and Walnut at 6am for warmup if you want!

Summer Running

Begins June 2nd

  • Meet and hang out with your teammates
  • Build fitness and base mileage for the upcoming season

  • Eat watermelon!  And popsicles!

  • Take part in volunteering opportunities, which also help raise funds for our team

  • Most importantly, Have fun!

What to Bring
Running Shoes, Water Bottle, and bug spray when we meet at the buggy spots

At every summer run, there are always 3 groups:

Group I:  New runners/ Beginning runners/ Returning from injury/ Limited or no running background

Group II:  Returning JV runners/ aspiring Varsity runners

Group III:  Potential Varsity runners/ returning Varsity runners/ Alumni

All abilities are welcome!!

Tentative Schedule (check the team website or facebook page for updates)

Coaches will be in attendance when possible. Team captains will run the show when coaches aren’t present. Practices typically last 60-75 minutes.

Monday- 8am, Davidson Mesa (meet at Harper Lake side).............................................Easy Day

Tuesday- 7pm, Teller Farm (Arapahoe).......................................Hard Day (Fartlek and/or Sprints)

Watermelon Wednesday- 7pm, Coal Creek Trail (from Centaurus)................................Easy Day

Thursday- 7pm, Bobolink Trailhead............................................Hard Day (Progression or Tempo)

Frisbee Friday- 8am, Lafayette City Park………………………………………………………Easy Day

Saturdays- Location is Captains’ Choice……………..(watch the team facebook page for details!)

The bring-new-people rule

Every returning runner is required to bring at least 1 new person to a day of summer running.

Remember, being the best you can be requires consistent, dedicated training!

Preparation for the Official Start of the 2014 Cross Country Season

  • First official day of practice: Monday, August 11th, 3:20 at “The Hill” (near the drop-off area in front of school) Note: this is before school starts

  • Parent meeting: Thursday, August 21st- tentative

  • Time Trials: August 28th, Waneka Lake- tentative

  • Home Invitational at Waneka Lake, Saturday September 6th

Fall Sports Registration

Fall Sports Registration takes place at Centaurus the first couple weeks of August. Registration involves completing a packet of paperwork (parent signatures required), paying the athletic fee, and providing proof of current physical. Most of this is done online, at the Centaurus Athletics Website. This must be completed before you are able to participate in any official team practice.

Email List

All athletes and parents MUST be on the Cross Country team email list. The email list will be the official means of communication.  To Sign Up, CLICK HERE

Recent Announcements

  • CHS XC and T&F- status of IRONMAN events

    Dear past and current CHS Track and XC athletes and families,

    (This email is going out to multiple email lists- apologies if you get this more than once. This is the last "blast" to everyone. All future info regarding Ironman volunteering will be communicated via the official email lists, which you can sign up for below)

    I'm proud to report that, due to the amazing number of sign ups on the interest forms, we will be working the biggest aid station at the biggest Ironman, on Aug 3rd!! Coach Kaitlin (currently an assistant coach for track) will be the volunteer captain for that event.

    As planned, we will also be working the smaller but equally as important Sprint, Peak, and 70.3 events.

    The Details (for all events, including the Full Ironman):
    The website (www.centaurustrack.org/ironman) has been updated with information, shift times, and locations for all the events, including official online waiver forms that must be filled out by ALL volunteers (this also ensures we receive the grant from the Ironman Foundation). This form will also add you to an official email list, so that you receive all the detailed information (parking passes, when/where to meet, what to bring/wear/etc.) leading up to the event. Lastly, you are able to chose the size of your volunteer t-shirt. So, it is very important that everyone fill out the waiver!

    To fill out the waiver, go here and scroll down: www.centaurustrack.org/ironman

    Please pass on this information to anyone you have recruited, to ensure they will get all the info as the event approaches.

    Great work team. Go Warriors!!!

    Robin and Devin
    CHS Track/XC

    Posted Apr 1, 2014, 9:41 AM by Devin Rourke
  • Centaurus XC reminders, banquet
    Hello Team!

    A few reminders, details, and announcements for this week:

    This Friday Nov. 8th, 6:00-7:30 @ CHS Student Center (fishbowl) 
    Informational Arizona meeting. This meeting is required for all travelers and their parents. We will discuss the logistics and planning for our upcoming trip to Nike Cross Regionals. Please plan to be there.

    Awards Banquet, Tuesday, Nov. 12th, 6:00-8:00pm, @ CHS Commons (cafeteria) 
    Our end-of-season awards banquet will be a celebration of a great season! Dress is formal.
    As is tradition, we ask that everyone potluck something to share, according to the list below. In addition, parents, if you would like to help set up, please contact Louise Garrels (Garrels@Comcast.Net, 303-746-4170)

    Freshmen- Desserts
    Sophomores- Main Dishes
    Juniors- Sides/Salads
    Seniors- Drinks

    Injury Prevention and General Strength/Conditioning Clinic
    To kick off the winter training season, there will be a clinic during practice next Wednesday the 13th on injury prevention, general strength and conditioning. This clinic is provided for free by Kurt Roeser, a local PT, DPT from AbilityPT.  All are highly encouraged to come! We will begin at 3:30pm, and will meet outside on The Hill, weather-permitting.

    A reminder that uniforms need to be returned. The last chance to do so will be at the banquet.

    Keep up the good work!
    Coach D
    Posted Nov 5, 2013, 9:07 AM by Devin Rourke
  • Volunteer Opportunity: McGuckin Hardware
    Hello Team,

    We have a new volunteer opportunity!
    The sign up sheet below is for if you'd like to wrap Christmas presents at McGuckins on some upcoming weekends. 

    Go ahead and sign up if you are interested!  The point people are Sandy Tobin and Louise Garrels, cc:ed. Please contact them with any questions you might have.

    Coach D
    Posted Oct 23, 2013, 3:02 PM by Devin Rourke
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