Patriots Cross Country
John Newton, Head Coach
Renee McCalla, Assistant Coach
Welcome to the Westside High School Patriot XC page this is your source of information, whether you are a team member, parent/guardian, WHS student or just a fan of the Patriot Nation. Read the entire page and look for regular updates. The tentative schedule it posted below and will be updated with meets as they are scheduled.
TIME TO "EARN THE VIEW!!"
2019 Season Results:
Richmond County "ALL County"
Patriot Boys Runners-up
Patriot Girls 3rd Place
Region 4-AA Championships
Patriot Boys Region 4-AA Champions
Jamie Townes 1st Place finish ALL-Region Champion
Patriot Girls Region 4-AA Runners-up
Patriot Boys Top 20 Team in the State
Patriot Girls Top 25 Team in the State
Individual: Jamie Townes Top 20 in the State
Congratulations! You Earned the View! Thank you for all your hard work and dedication.
Cross Country Season started July 30th and we have already started training for the first meet. Those who ran during the summer will have an easier start. It is never to late to start running. We will be utilizing parts of the training plans listed below throughout the season. Be prepared, I will push you to your limits and I will ask you to work hard. The effort and hard work you put in will be rewarded.
"Earn the View"
ALL PRACTICES ARE REQUIRED!!
Monday-Friday @ 245p meet in Room A150
Medical Forms Required to practice
What to wear/bring to practice:
Water bottle with water
girls: you cannot run in a sports bra only (dress code policy)
running shorts (basketball shorts are not acceptable)--must follow dress code
running shoes (basketball shoes are not acceptable)
If you do not have the correct shoes (you must have shoes on your feet), you will not be able to participate. If you do not have the correct running shoes you can get injured.
Heat & Hydration:
**Make sure to hydrate (see Hydration chart), get plenty of rest, and eat well balanced meals. Run in the early mornings and late afternoons until you are acustomed to the heat. Avoid running in the "Danger Zone". (See Heat Index Chart)
WHS Trail Maps
WHS Long Loop
WHS Short Loop
Start at Petersburg and run in either direction. SORBA CSRA_Bartrum Trail Information
FATS (Forks Area Trail System) **Do not run this alone. Watch for snakes in the summer.
Start at the "South Parking Lot" DO NOT GET OFF THE MARKED TRAIL!