Welcome to the 2021 Cross Country Season
If you are new to the team and interested in joining please contact Coach Celestin by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please have your Medical Form (must be on school form) in by November 1st. Girls especially but boys also should to get Ferritin checked. If under 35 please ask your doctor for an iron supplement. Please have your Athletic Clearance process done by August 16th. Returning athletes only need to update this form.
Monday, May 24 - 6:00pm zoom meeting for new (incoming 9th grade) parents. Go to Los Alamitos HS athletics web page - the very top and click on link for meeting.
Tuesday, May 25 - 6-7pm. All parents welcome to a team orientation for summer and the season. Outside room 500 @ LAHS (near cafeteria)
Mid-June - training calandars will be handed out to returning runners to start easy mileage buildup.
July 5 - August 14 - Griffin Running Camp 4:30pm-6:30pm Monday-Thursday, 8:00am-10:00am Friday (all days encouraged but optional)
July 6 - Team Ice Cream Social / Goal Night - room 500 at Los Al. 6:30-8:00pm.
August 1-6 Idyllwild Optional Team Camp - visit www.runnersworkshop.com for info and to register.
August 11 Team Time Trial (to make the team) at Central Park, HB 9:00-11:00am
August 16 school begins - workouts 2:00pm-4:15pm. Exception Mondays - Central Park, Huntington Beach 2:00pm-5:15pm
August 21 Griffin Games and Parent Orientation Meeting at Central Park, Huntington Beach 9am
September - October - practices continue and races most Saturdays 7:00am-12:00pm. All runners attend and stay for all races.
September 15 Parent Social at Mama’s
December 1 Team Banquet at Old Ranch Country Club
Race Schedule (tentative)
9/4 - Fastback Invitational at Mt Sac Walnut, CA 6am-12pm
9/11 - Laguna Hills Invitational - 6:00am-12pm (Frosh/Soph & JV)
9/17-19- Mt. Carmel Inviational (San Diego) Senior and Varsity weekend
9/25 - Dana Hills Invitational 6am-12pm
10/2 - Central Park (HB) Invitational 6am-12pm
10/9 - No Race
10/16 - No race
10/23 - Mt. Sac Invitational (Walnut), 6:00am-3:00pm
10/30 - League Finals (Central Park, HB) 6:00am-12:00pm
11/13 - CIF Prelims- Mt. Sac (for the top 2 qualifing league teams)
11/20 - CIF Finals - Mt. Sac (for teams that qualify at prelims)
November 1st - non varsity athletes can transfer to a winter or spring sport or stay in the low key (2:00pm-3:15pm) off season XC class if interested and if the class is offered - more info later.
IMPORTANT BOOSTER MESSAGES: