Cross Country

Are You Ready To Run?

The Cross Country Season begins Monday, September 24th, 2018!  Be a part of Moorlands and the Northshore community while increasing your fitness level. Cross country is a running sport where students run a course with other participants in the same grade level. It is a great experience for all skill levels!


Who?
All 3rd - 5th grade boys and girls are invited to join the Moorlands Cross Country team.

All K - 5th grade students and family members can join our team for the practice runs.  K – 2nd graders must have a sibling on the team or a family member present if they wish to join the club. They cannot participate in the cross country meets.


When?
Practice runs will be every Monday afternoon from September 24th through October 22nd from 3:30 - 4:00 p.m. 

Meets are on Tuesday evenings at 4:45p.m. from October 1st through October 23rd. See below for full practice and race schedule, including locations.


How do I register?

Please fill out and return the Moorlands Cross Country signup document that will be sent home with your child to the Moorlands main office or to Mrs. Sears.

In addition, you will need to register and pay for participation in the Cross Country team. The cost for the program is $35.00. 

Northshore offers an online credit card payment option through a program called Touchbase. Please find details for registration and payment through this online system at the Northshore School District's Elementary Sports page.

If you cannot register online and wish to pay by check or cash, or if you qualify for the free/reduced lunch program, you must download and print the paper registration form linked below and return it to the Main Office at Moorlands.
Elementary Sports Registration Form (English/Spanish)

There is no fee to join the fitness club.  Parents, siblings, teachers, and friends are welcome to join us for fitness club fun runs.

 

Cross Country Schedule

All practice runs and meet days are in the Moorlands calendar found on the main school website page.  All dates are also entered below for your convenience.

Date Activity Time Location
9/24 Practice 3:30-4 Moorlands
10/1 Practice 3:30-4 Moorlands
10/2 Meet 4:45 Moorlands
10/8 Practice 3:30-4 Moorlands
10/9 Meet 4:45 Moorlands
10/15 Practice 3:30-4 Moorlands
10/16 Meet 4:45 Westhill
10/22 Practice 3:30-4 Moorlands
10/23 Meet 5:00 Kenmore MS

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to know about Practice Runs?

Practices will be held after school on Mondays from 3:30-4:00p.m.  Students will meet Mrs. Sears in the gym after school.

You will need your own transportation home. Parents picking up children need to be at the flagpole no later than 4:00 p.m.

If your child walks, please send an email to Mrs. Sears (ssears@nsd.org) or send your child with a written note to give to her before practice.

What do I need to know about Meet Days?

Meets are held on Tuesdays starting at 4:45 p.m. and last approximately 1 hour. Please arrive 10 minutes early. You will need to provide your own transportation to the meets. 

Don't forget your Mustang jersey, shorts, running shoes, water bottle and, most importantly, a GOOD ATTITUDE!

The race order begins with 5th grade and ends with 3rd grade. Families are welcome to leave after their student is done with his/her race. 

 

What grade levels can participate?

The Cross Country meets are open to all 3rd-5th grade boys and girls.

Practice runs are open to all students and families grades K-5 at Moorlands. If your student is in grades K-2, they must have a sibling on the cross country team or a family member present if they wish to participate in practice runs.

K-2 students are not able to participate on meet days.

Does the district provide transportation?

No, you will need to provide your own transportation to and from meets and practices.

How long is the course?

The course is approximately 1/2 mile.

Do I get to keep the Mustang's jersey?

No, the jersey is a loaner for the season. You will be asked to return the jersey at the end of the season.

Contact

Cross Country Coach

Shelly Sears

Email

ssears@nsd.org