Saturday, August 15, 2015

MCHS XC Reminders! Monday 3PM first day of practice! Urgently Need Volunteers for Rummage Sale Fundraiser Sat, 8/22 8AM-2PM


Practice begins Monday, 3PM we're meeting at the entrance to the MCHS track, so be early and be ready with the following:
1) Your clearance form (see picture below if you did not turn it in during orientation).    -If you still need to turn in your Athletic Packet, go to either Athletic Director (Jerry Deakins room L-2 or Mike Mastin room I-6).   SORRY, YOU CANNOT PRACTICE WITHOUT A CLEARANCE SLIP! 

2) A good pair of running shoes, running shorts, a water bottle and a sport watch with a timer.   -Every High School Athlete always get's 10% off at Heart & Sole Sports.

3) A friend who has not yet signed up and is considering joining the XC team and ready to get in the best shape of their life!   ...The MCHS XC team welcomes all athletes who are willing to make a commitment to their personal improvement, while contributing to our team goals and want to be a part of a positive team atmosphere.    ...The MCHS XC roster will be open up through September 1st so encourage others to come check it out!   -We need more Freshmen + Sophomore Girls!

...Don't have an Athletic Packet?    LINK to 18 page form from the MCHS website

...You have an Athletic Packet, but don't won't have your physical done in time?   ...Come to practice anyway just to observe AND try calling Santa Rosa Family Sports Medicine (707) 546-9400 LINK just mention you're with MCHS XC and ask if you can get an earlier appointment, so you can practice!

...If you're going to make a donation, be sure to use our team Donation Form (page 2 from this 4 page form package LINK) to ensure funds get to our team account.

...The MCHS XC Roster will be open for

REMINDER OF OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS COMING UP!    ...Check out our new calendar on the front page of our Team Blog highlighting upcoming events (Thanks to Joe Civello and TBD adding Pasta Feeds/Ohana Nights, Saturday Runs, Night Tempo Runs)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21 5:30-6:45 Team Parent meeting MCHS Track (west bleachers)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 22:  8AM-2PM Rummage Sale Fundraiser   HEY PARENTS, OUR HELP IS URGENTLY NEEDED! We need 10-12 volunteers needed for Saturday morning between 7AM (set-up) - 2PM. ...This is the same day as our 16 hr. Run-A-Thon which the kids will be doing on the track and soliciting donations at Safeway/Olivers) and we need lots of STUFF to sell! This sale has generated $1K+ for the team each year so it is VERY important to please clean out your closets and garages and plan to have things at the school by 7am on that day.  If you can help (EVEN IF YOU CAN SPARE ONLY 2 HOURS WE NEED YOU!) please contact Melanie Bartlett or text (707) 799-7306 ASAP..

SATURDAY, AUGUST 22:  8AM-MIDNIGHT Athlete Run-A-Thon (16 hour continuous relay on the track, plus some athletes will be needed to solicit donations at Safeway and Oliver's)

SCHEDULE for 2015 MCHS 16 Hour Run-A-Thon  ...Starts Saturday, 8AM - Ends Midnight
8AM-10AM: Running shift = Seniors  /
10AM-Noon: Running shift = Juniors / Safeway = 4-6 Seniors
Noon-2PM: Running shift = Sophomores / Safeway = 4-6 Seniors/Juniors + Freshmen
2PM-4PM: Running shift = Freshmen / Oliver's = 4-6 Juniors/Seniors + Sophomores  
4PM-6PM: Running shift = Juniors
6PM-8PM: Running shift = Freshmen
8PM-10PM: Running shift = Sophomores
10PM-Midnight: Running shift = Seniors

...I'm ready for a GREAT season!    ...Are you ready to dive in with everything you got?!   -Coach Erik sure is ;)  

-Coach Greg
Cell (707) 291-2967


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