Cross Country

Are You Ready To Run?

Be a part of Moorlands & 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! All Registration information and forms can be found on the Northshore School District Elementary Sports page. 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Mr. Sheaffer.

Frequently asked questions:

What grade levels participate? 3rd, 4th and 5th grade boys and girls can participate in Cross Country

How long is the course? About a ½ mile

Does the district transport kids to practices and meets?  No, you will need your own transportation

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.

Practice Days:

Practices will be after school on Mondays (except first week; Monday & Tuesday) from 3:40 – 4:10 pm. If your student can’t make it just let me know. Students will meet Mr. Sheaffer outside of the gym. You will need your own transportation home. Please pick up your child at the flagpole at 4:10 pm. If your child walks, please send an email or written note to Mr. Sheaffer.

Meet Days:

Meets are on Tuesdays and last approximately 1 hour. You will need your own transportation to and from meets. Please arrive 10 minutes early. Some schools will walk through the course before the races begin. Don’t forget your Mustang jersey, shorts, running shoes, water bottle, and a good attitude!  Families are welcome to leave after their student is done with his/her race.

How do I register?

Please fill out and return the Moorlands Cross Country signup document to the Moorlands main office or to Mr. Sheaffer.

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)


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
9/23 Practice 3:40-4:10 Moorlands
9/24 Practice 3:40-4:10 Moorlands
9/30 Practice 3:40-4:10 Moorlands
10/1 Meet 4:45 Moorlands
10/7 Practice 3:40-4:10 Moorlands
10/8 Meet 4:45 Arrowhead
10/14 Practice 3:40-4:10 Moorlands
10/15 Meet 4:45 Westhill
10/21 Practice 3:40-4:10 Moorlands

Final Meet

5:00 Kenmore MS
10/28 Last Practice 3:40-4:10 Moorlands



Cross Country Coach

Justin Sheaffer