Monday, October 16, 2017

Redmond Mustang XC | Week of October 16 2017

King County Cross Country League Championship on 10/21!

Date Activity At A Glance
Mon 10/16 Quality run
Tue 10/17 Recovery run
Wed 10/18 Quality run
Thu 10/19 Recovery run
Fri 10/20 Required - pre-meet practice
Pasta party after practice
Sat 10/21 KingCo at Lake Sammamish State Park


The 3A/4A KingCo League championship (see map) is this weekend at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah.  Remember to bring your Discover Pass!

Top 9 runners (boys and girls) need to be at RHS by 7:45 am.
The rest of the team arrive at RHS by 9:30 am.
Buses should return to RHS by 4:30 - 5:00 pm.

Parents driving their son/daughter home must check out with their coach.
A written note is required if anyone other than the parent is driving.


Time KingCo Championships
8:30 AM    Packets available
9:15 AM Coaches meeting / Course assignments
10:00 AM 4A Boys Varsity race
10:30 AM2A/3A Boys Varsity race
11:00 AM4A Girls Varsity race
11:45 AM2A/3A Girls Varsity race
12:45 PMAwards Presentation
Time KingCo JV Invite
1:15 PM 4A Boys JV race
1:45 PM 2A/3A Boys JV race
2:15 PM 4A Girls JV race
3:00 PM 2A/3A Girls JV race

Bonus Contribution for Booster Club
As reported last week, the Captain Jacks Treasure Run 5k is offering a $20 contribution to our booster club for every volunteer (up to 15) from RHS.  Thanks to one of our members, Tricats Consulting will kick in an extra $10 for each volunteer (up to $150 max).  This is a great opportunity to support our community and the Booster Club.  Funds help support pasta parties, t-shirts and more.  Please volunteer and help our Booster Club get $450!!!

You can sign up here, or contact Jessie Kotarski jessie@orcarunning.com.
Be sure to indicate you are connected with Redmond XC Booster Club so we get credit for your participation.

Race Schedule 
Please link to our school page on athletic.net for the latest official race information, locations, results and more.
  

DateEventLocation
Wed 9/6Kingco 2 Mile Class RacesLake Sammamish State Park
Wed 9/13Bellevue, Redmond, Lake WashingtonHartman Park
Sat 9/16South Whidbey InvitationalSouth Whidbey HS
Wed 9/20Juanita, Redmond @ InterlakeMarymoor Park
Sat 9/30Curtis XC InvitationalChambers Creek
Sat 9/30Nike Twilight XC InvitationalCedarcrest Golf Course
Tue 10/3Redmond @ LibertyLiberty
Sat 10/7Nike Hole in the Wall InvitationalLakewood HS
Wed 10/11Sammamish, Mercer Isl @ RedmondHartman Park
Sat 10/213A/4A Kingco League ChampionshipLake Sammamish State Park
Sat 10/283A Seaking District XC ChampionshipLake Sammamish State Park
Sat 11/43A WIAA State XC MeetSun Willows Golf Course

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Redmond Mustang XC | Week of October 9 2017

Redmond XC Week 8. 

Ten practices and 1 race remain prior to the Kingco League Championship on 10/21.

Date Activity At A Glance
Mon 10/9  Quality run
Tue 10/10  Pre-meet run
Wed 10/11  MI and Sammamish @ Hartman Park.  
 Senior recognition at 3:30
 Boys race at 4:00 / Girls race at 4:40
Thu 10/12  Recovery run
Fri 10/13  Recovery run
Sat 10/14  Long run watershed 9:00.

Looking For 15 Volunteers
Perform community service, support the Booster Club and have fun helping out at the Captain Jacks Treasure Run 5k on October 29.

The race starts at the Red Hook Brewery n Woodinville and they are looking for 15 course volunteers to help monitor the course and assist with finish line duties.  The race will donate $20 to our Redmond XC Booster Club for every volunteer we register.

You can sign up here, or contact Jessie Kotarski jessie@orcarunning.com.
Be sure to indicate you are connected with Redmond XC Booster Club so we get credit for your participation.


Race Schedule 
Please link to our school page on athletic.net for the latest official race information, locations, results and more.
  

DateEventLocation
Wed 9/6Kingco 2 Mile Class RacesLake Sammamish State Park
Wed 9/13Bellevue, Redmond, Lake WashingtonHartman Park
Sat 9/16South Whidbey InvitationalSouth Whidbey HS
Wed 9/20Juanita, Redmond @ InterlakeMarymoor Park
Sat 9/30Curtis XC InvitationalChambers Creek
Sat 9/30Nike Twilight XC InvitationalCedarcrest Golf Course
Tue 10/3Redmond @ LibertyLiberty
Sat 10/7Nike Hole in the Wall InvitationalLakewood HS
Wed 10/11Sammamish, Mercer Isl @ RedmondHartman Park
Sat 10/213A/4A Kingco League ChampionshipLake Sammamish State Park
Sat 10/283A Seaking District XC ChampionshipLake Sammamish State Park
Sat 11/43A WIAA State XC MeetSun Willows Golf Course

Monday, October 2, 2017

Redmond Mustang XC | Week of October 2 2017

Redmond XC Week 7 begins!

Date Activity At A Glance
Mon 10/2 Pre-meet workout.  Pasta party at 5:15
Tue 10/3 Race at Liberty HS.  Bus leaves at 2:30
Wed 10/4 Recovery run
Thu 10/5 Quality run
Fri 10/6 Recovery run (JV).  Pre-meet top 14 Varsity
Sat 10/7 Long run watershed for JV
Top 14 Varsity bus leaves at 11:00 am for Hole in the Wall Invitational

The Redmond XC Booster club is sponsoring another pasta party on
Monday at 5:15.  Junior boys bring salad / Junior girls bring fruit.
Freshman boys and girls bring bread and beverages.

Races this Week
Tuesday race at Liberty High School.  Bus leaves Redmond at 2:30. 
Boys race at 4 / girls race at 4:35.  Expected return to Redmond HS 6:30 - 7:00.
Course Map

Saturday top 14 Varsity race at the Hole in the Wall Invitational. 
Bus leaves Redmond at 11:00 am.
2nd 7 girls race at 2:00. 
2nd 7 boys race at 2:30.  
Top 7 girls race at 3:00
Top 7 boys race at 3:30.
Estimated return to Redmond HS by 6:00 pm.

Discount Night at Lululemon
Lululemon at Bellevue Square is hosting a Redmond Athletics Night on October 12,
from 4 to 9:30 pm, offering a 25% discount to all Redmond High School athletes and coaches.  Please bring student ID to qualify for discount.

Honoring Senior Class
On October 11 we will honor our senior class runners at 3:30 before our last home meet.  We need several more parent volunteers to assist with the race.  Please sign up on Sign Up Genius - thanks very much!

Race Schedule 
Please link to our school page on athletic.net for the latest official race information, locations, results and more.
  

DateEventLocation
Wed 9/6Kingco 2 Mile Class RacesLake Sammamish State Park
Wed 9/13Bellevue, Redmond, Lake WashingtonHartman Park
Sat 9/16South Whidbey InvitationalSouth Whidbey HS
Wed 9/20Juanita, Redmond @ InterlakeMarymoor Park
Sat 9/30Curtis XC InvitationalChambers Creek
Sat 9/30Nike Twilight XC InvitationalCedarcrest Golf Course
Tue 10/3Redmond @ LibertyLiberty
Sat 10/7Nike Hole in the Wall InvitationalLakewood HS
Wed 10/11Sammamish, Mercer Isl @ RedmondHartman Park
Sat 10/213A/4A Kingco League ChampionshipLake Sammamish State Park
Sat 10/283A Seaking District XC ChampionshipLake Sammamish State Park
Sat 11/43A WIAA State XC MeetSun Willows Golf Course

Monday, September 25, 2017

Redmond Mustang XC | Week of September 25 2017

Redmond XC Week 6 kicks off with a full schedule of training runs, team pictures on Tuesday and two important meets on Saturday.

  Date Activity At A Glance
Mon 9/25 Quality workout
Tue 9/26 Recovery run - pics at 4:30 / wear team sweats
Wed 9/27 Quality workout
Thu 9/28 Long run
Fri 9/29 Recovery run pre-meet
Sat 9/30 Curtis XC Invitational    schedule & course map
Nike Twilight XC Invitational  course map

Saturday Races
There are two events scheduled for Saturday - please see the schedule and course map for each event posted above. The following athletes run at Twilight - everyone else is at Curtis.

Male Entries Female Entries
JV   Varsity JV   Varsity
Thomas Sigall George Cretu Zephyr Tao Chloe Connolly
Sebastian McRae Cooper Arons Lili Hargreaves Lauren Lehr
William Binette Kyle Nickum Nicole Pangborn Naho Masaki
Holden Hillis Travis Mason Eliana Pollock Ailey Butler
Michael Chovanak Eric Nickum Ioana Popescu Amelia Muscott
Dmitry Petrov John Lehr Kellie Cobb
Oskar Shambaugh Lance Mason Tasia Meyer

The bus for the Curtis event leaves RHS at 7:00 a.m.
Nike Twilight bus leaves at 12:15.

Team Pictures on Tuesday
Athletes are expected to wear their team issued jacket and black sweat pants (no uniform required, unless you want an individual picture wearing it). All athletes wearing their team sweats will be in the picture.

If you want to order that picture or others, please print the order form and give the completed form and check to the photographer on Tuesday. Coaches do not handle forms or checks.

Race Pics
You can view race pictures by clicking selecting the Redmond Mustangs XC Photos tab above.  Do you have some great pictures you'd like to share with the rest of the team?
Please do one of the following:
  1. Email pictures to me (Mike Meltzer) at meltzermlm@gmail.com  
  2. Or, load your pictures to a file share and send me the link
  3. Or, load your pictures to a thumb drive and give it to me at one of the meets.  I'll return the drive to you once I get the pictures uploaded.  Please write your name on the drive
Race Schedule 
Please link to our school page on athletic.net for the latest official race information, locations, results and more.
  

DateEventLocation
Wed 9/6Kingco 2 Mile Class RacesLake Sammamish State Park
Wed 9/13Bellevue, Redmond, Lake WashingtonHartman Park
Sat 9/16South Whidbey InvitationalSouth Whidbey HS
Wed 9/20Juanita, Redmond @ InterlakeMarymoor Park
Sat 9/30Curtis XC InvitationalChambers Creek
Sat 9/30Nike Twilight XC InvitationalCedarcrest Golf Course
Tue 10/3Redmond @ LibertyLiberty
Sat 10/7Nike Hole in the Wall InvitationalLakewood HS
Wed 10/11Sammamish, Mercer Isl @ RedmondHartman Park
Sat 10/213A/4A Kingco League ChampionshipLake Sammamish State Park
Sat 10/283A Seaking District XC ChampionshipLake Sammamish State Park
Sat 11/43A WIAA State XC MeetSun Willows Golf Course

Monday, September 18, 2017

Redmond Mustang XC | Week of September 18 2017

Redmond XC Week 5 Underway!

Redmond had a great day on Saturday at the 39th Annual Carl Westling Memorial 5k.
This was a prestige event with over 15 schools participating.  In addition to many individual medalists, the teams had a very strong showing (full results here).
  
Boys Varsity 1st Place
Girls Varsity 2nd Place
Girls JV 3rd Place
Boys JV1 4th Place
Boys JV2 5th Place

Check out the race pictures by clicking selecting the Redmond Mustangs XC Photos tab above. You can also link to additional pictures from the September 13 meet courtesy of Leann Crosby.

Mark your calendar - team pictures September 26th at 4:30.  Stay tuned for more info.

Date Activity At a Glance
Mon 9/18 Quality workout (Fartlek)
Tue 9/19 Recovery run pre-meet
Pasta Party at 5:15
Senior boys - salad.  Senior girls - fruit.
Soph. boys - bread.  Soph. girls - beverages.
Wed 9/20 Interlake and Juanita at Marymoor Park adjacent
to the Velodrome (see map).  Bus leaves at 2:15
Boys race at 4:00
Girls race 5 minutes after last boy
Bus return at 6:00
Thu 9/21 Recovery run
Fri 9/22 Recovery run
Sat 9/23 Long run Redmond Watershed 9:00 - 11:00
Bring fruit or beverage or bread item to share

Communication
It's very important to let your team coach know if you will miss a practice or event. Additionally, the coaches are not allowed to accept permission over the phone for a team member to leave a meet with someone else.  Written permission is required.  Any athlete not riding the bus both ways must have written permission, or the parent must check them in/out with their attendance coach.

Coach Contact Email
Villeneuve    dvilleneuve@lwsd.org  
Whitmore    pwhit44@gmail.com  
McElrea    cmcelrea@lwsd.org 
Eads    mlewriter@live.com 
Guy    elizg23@yahoo.com 
Traudt    nictowers2@gmail.com 
Tom    sarafester@hotmail.com 
Zwanzig    mzwanzig@lwsd.org 
Chackel    achackel@lwsd.org 

Redmond High Cross Country Boosters
The Redmond High Cross Country Boosters is now a registered 501 (c)(3) tax exempt non-profit organization.   This means that donations made to the Redmond High Cross Country Boosters are considered tax deductible by the IRS.  (Disclaimer:  On an individual level, you should always consult with your tax professional regarding your own unique circumstances.)

Did you also know that more than 16,000 employers match gifts to registered non-profit organizations, such as the Redmond High Cross Country Booster Club?  Please check if your employer may offer matching programs.  For example, if you made a donation on August 26th for the Hartman 5K event, you can submit that donation for matching through your company.  If you or your employer has questions regarding our booster club status have them reach out to our treasurer, Craig Ashley, at ceashley1219@hotmail.com
For Microsoft employees, the Redmond High Cross Country Boosters is now recognized by the Microsoft Employee Gifting Program.  We show up as Redmond High CC Boosters.  You can submit donations, requests for donation matching, and volunteer hours through the Microsoft site.

Team Pics
Do you have some great pictures you'd like to share on this site?
Please do one of the following:
  1. Email pictures to me (Mike Meltzer) at meltzermlm@gmail.com  
  2. Or, load your pictures to a file share and send me the link
  3. Or, load your pictures to a thumb drive and give it to me at one of the meets.  I'll return the drive to you once I get the pictures uploaded.  Please write your name on the drive
Race Schedule 
Please link to our school page on athletic.net for the latest official race information, locations, results and more.
  

DateEventLocation
Wed 9/6Kingco 2 Mile Class RacesLake Sammamish State Park
Wed 9/13Bellevue, Redmond, Lake WashingtonHartman Park
Sat 9/16South Whidbey InvitationalSouth Whidbey HS
Wed 9/20Juanita, Redmond @ InterlakeMarymoor Park
Sat 9/30Curtis XC InvitationalChambers Creek
Sat 9/30Nike Twilight XC InvitationalCedarcrest Golf Course
Tue 10/3Redmond @ LibertyLiberty
Sat 10/7Nike Hole in the Wall InvitationalLakewood HS
Wed 10/11Sammamish, Mercer Isl @ RedmondHartman Park
Sat 10/213A/4A Kingco League ChampionshipLake Sammamish State Park
Sat 10/283A Seaking District XC ChampionshipLake Sammamish State Park
Sat 11/43A WIAA State XC MeetSun Willows Golf Course