Friday, August 16, 2013

Reminders for next week + More Tahoe Running Camp Highlights

What's coming up this week + more Tahoe Running Camp Highlights!

...Next Week Monday, 8/19/13 to Saturday, 8/24/13:

IMPORTANT!   -Last weekend to clean out your closets & donate to the Yard Sale for the MCHS XC team this Saturday, 8/24 at the MCHS Parking lot!   Also need helpers to work 2-hour shifts.   Contact Melanie Bartlett or Jennifer Jensen to sign up!

WE NEED DRIVERS!  ...If you are available to help drive our athletes to practice Wed, 8/21 and Thur, 8/22, please contact Melanie Bartlett
Monday, 8/19/13 3:00-4:45 = FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE!  -We meet at the entrance to the track and will workout at MCHS/Montecito Park on this day.   IMPORTANT: You must have your athletic clearance form to practice; if you have not turned in your Athletic Packet, turn in to MCHS Athletic Directors, Jerry Deakins (room #L-2) or Kara Myers (Girls Gym).

Tuesday, 8/20/13 - Friday 8/23/13 3:30-5:15 = MORE PRACTICE!!!   -Workout locations will vary, but we'll always return to MCHS.   -Note: Goal for practice is to be done by 5:15 Tue-Fri, but this first week as we'll still be getting organized, we may run long, but no later than 5:30 end of practice.

Friday, 8/23/13 at 5:30-6:45 MCHS West-End Track Bleachers = MCHS XC TEAM PARENT MEETING.   Please try to make it, we have lots and lots of information to cover!

Saturday, 8/24/13 18 Hr. Team RUN-A-THON starting 8AM - Midnight.   Team members, please plan on participating!   ...Athletes should plan on helping to fund raise in front of Safeway and Olivers AND plan on keeping our relay going for 18 hrs. straight in two hour shifts by class as outlined below.  We'll play games, run, watch movies at night, eat brownies, run, eat more brownies, run, etc...   -Please plan on spending some time with us; this is one of only two fund raisers we do each year (Healdsburg 1/2 Marathon Water Station support in October is the other one)

Saturday, 8/24/13 MCHS XC RUN-A-THON Schedule by Class:   

Seniors: 8AM-10AM
Juniors: 10AM-Noon
Soph: Noon-2PM
Fresh: 2PM-4PM
Juniors: 4PM-6PM
Fresh: 6PM-8PM
Soph: 8PM-10PM
Seniors: 10PM-Midnight

...More Tahoe Running Camp Highlights:

Spoon-worthy efforts:  Ryan Anderson, Zac West, Carolina Avelar, Gabe Schoenbach
Spoon Runner-up efforts:  Shannon Palladino, Jordan Scobey, Spencer Jones, Abby Orgish
...All 2013 times and comparisons vs '11 and '12 coming in a separate post!

Link to pictures from Gary Segraves: Tahoe Running Camp 8/6/13 pics

Campers of the Day: Ryan Nguyen, Niccolo Longhetto, Anthony Rink, Johnny Whoop, Abby Orgish, Dylan Gallagher

Best Tasting Brownies:  9 entries, over 250 individual brownies, PR socks go to top 3:
1) Anthony Sarto
2) David Eik
3) Malin Von Knorring

Water Team Building Game:
1) Juniors (thanks to assist by Nick, which Eli's confessed was actually a genuine "Christmas Miracle")
2) Seniors
3) Sophomores
4) Freshmen

Forehead to Mouth Oreo Challenge:   ...Could be a NEW WORLD RECORD?! ...Sam Perry 15.7 seconds!

Best Washers:  Jack Hauptman, Evan Drake, Sarah Williams, Skyler Lacey

Chubby Bunny (New Camp record 29?!) = Evan Drake (?)

Special Recognition: Tommy Smail

-Coach Greg
Cell: (707) 291-2967


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