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Middle School Cross Country

Schedule

Date

Location

Time

Saturday 9/1

Victor Ashe Classic at Victor Ashe Park

12:00 Girls/ 12:30 Boys

Thursday 9/6

Cove Lake Park

6:00Girls/ 6:45 Boys

Tuesday 9/11

First Baptist Church Sevierville Event Complex

6:15 Girls/ 6:45 Boys

Tuesday 9/18

Pellissippi Place - Pronova

6:15 Girls/ 6:45 Boys

Tuesday 9/25

Leisure Pools Forks of the River

6:00 Girls/ 6:30 Boys

Tuesday 10/2

Victor Ashe Park (Area Championships)

5:30 Girls/ 6:00 Boys

Saturday 10/20

Victor Ashe Park ( State Championship )

1:05 Girls/ 1:45 Boys

 

Tryout and Practice Information

Tryout and Practice Information
  • 2018 PRACTICE begins for all Middle School Cross Country runners on Thursday, August 16, at 3:30
  • On this day, meet Coach May in the MS lobby at 3:30, and the group will walk to the track together.
  • Following this first practice we will have our Parent Meeting at 5:30 pm at the High School Commons.
  • Each runner is responsible for having turned in a completed walkover form; this ensures all athletes can walk from the Middle School to the track for practice.
  • Weekly practice will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays. Once the team begins competing in races we will practice just twice weekly.
  • Please contact Coach May with any questions at runcoachmay@gmail.com or 865-924-7729



Running in general is a great activity and has numerous benefits for your young athlete. 

There are multiple studies that support running enhances neurological activity. 

The following is a short article from Runner’s World that you will enjoy.  

https://www.runnersworld.com/health/5-ways-running-boosts-brain-power?utm_campaign=sharebutton&utm_medium=email&utm_source=(direct)

Directions to Events
Victor Ashe Park - 4901 Bradshaw Rd, Knoxville, TN 37912

Off of I-640 take the Western Ave. exit. Follow Western Ave West (towards Oak Ridge ) . 3 miles to Ballcamp Pike - take a right at the light by Wendy's Restaurant and follow Ball Camp to Bradshaw Rd. Take a right onto Bradshaw and follow 1 mile to the entrance to the park on left. Bear left when entering park to the XC parking area, please follow parking instructions given by security officers.

Cove Lake State Park - 110 Cove Lake Ln, Caryville, TN 37714

Take I-75 North (from Knoxville) to exit 134 (for 25W). Bear right off exit and proceed on 25W past stoplight for .8 mile, the entrance to the park will be on your left. Please follow security and parking volunteer instructions once in the park.

Walters State Sevier Campus - 1720 Old Newport Hwy Sevierville, TN 37876

Take I-40 East to exit 407. Keep Right toward Sevierville. In 8.5 miles turn left onto W. Main Street. In 3.4 miles turn right onto Old Newport Hwy. Location will be on your left in approximately 0.6 miles.

Leisure Pools Forks of the River - 5502 Island River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914

From the West and South (Via I-40/75) - Go to downtown Knoxville on I-40/75; take Exit 388 (441 South - Henley Street) and follow signs to US 441 South which becomes Chapman Highway. From the river bridge downtown go past Wal-Mart to the traffic light at Hendrons Chapel Road (7 miles). Turn left on Hendrons Chapel Road and travel 5 miles to JBC.

Roster

Girls
Bella Crichlow
Elle Abel
Peyton Weaver
Zoe May

Boys
Abram Oakes
Ethan Coffey
Joshua Cross
Tom Holden
Walker Douglass
 
 
 

Coaches

Head Coach
Robert May
Email: runcoachmay@gmail.com
Phone number: 865-924-7729