Middle School Cross Country
The AL Middle School (MS) Cross Country (XC) Team is open to 6th-8th grade boys and girls. All welcome! There are no try-outs. We are actively seeking diversity in growing our running family! We focus on heads, hearts, and health. Race distances will vary from 1-2 miles. Meets are primarily on Mondays after school with a few large Saturday morning Invitationals.
Your coaches are Brenda Kumm and Dan Bird.
MS Team Practice begins on Thursday, August 1 st from 5:15-6:15pm. Drop off and pick up at Gillham park in the open field across from the playground. Two weeks of daily conditioning M-F until school starts at various locations. After August 20, MS practices will be 3:45 pm-5 pm on Mon/Wed/Fri and a few Sat or Sun early mornings. XC Team Bonding Picnic/Time Trial is set for Saturday, August 24. First MS league meet is tentatively set for Thursday, September 5 at Swope Park.
4th and 5th Grade Cross Country Training
4th-5th Introduction to XC will start Tuesday, August 27 3:30-4:45pm. Report to the Oak gym. Pick up at Holmes Park unless otherwise noted. Weekly practices will be on Tues/Thurs right after school. This group will have a real meet on September 28 in Lee’s Summit.
Scroll all the way down for the XC calendar, home workouts to start NOW and great resources…
Brenda Kumm Head Coach
Dan Bird Assistant Coach