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B-CC Cross Country Fall 2017

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Practice Begins on Wednesday August 9th at 7:30am @ Candy Cane (7901 Meadowbrook Lane, Chevy Chase) Attendance beginning on August 14th is mandatory.  Athletes on vacation or arriving late will not be able to join the team.


Bring with you…

Running specific shoes – (get fit for shoes at RnJ or GRC, Fleet Feet etc.), running watch – digital with a stopwatch feature, full water bottle


– Must turn in ALL required forms by Monday August 7th.  Please mail to Chad Young 4301 East-West Hwy, Bethesda, MD 20814 or drop off at school in an envelope addressed to Chad Young.  Forms can be found here:


Summer Runs:  

Girls 8:00am each weekday at Candy Cane and 9:00am on Saturdays @ B-CC

Boys 7:00am weekdays at Candy Cane, 8:00am Saturdays at B-CC.

Incoming freshmen and new additions are expected to join the team for summer runs!

Post weekly mileage on the yahoo group database!!

Rules: Post each Sunday, only post miles you ran (not swimming, biking, or hiking), post zero if you ran zero, stick to the training schedule and gradually build your mileage, contact a coach if you need advice or need to explain an entry, and encourage each other.

How can I calculate my mileage?:

Run a mile or two off of the track at what you think your average pace is, and then run another mile on the track to try and maintain that pace – time the mile on the track to estimate your average mile pace. Try this multiple times to improve your accuracy.  Then, on runs off the track, just take the total run time and divide it by your average pace per mile.  You can also try to run on a trail that is marked with mile-markers.  GPS watches aren’t always accurate but are a decent measure as well.

Summer Running Tips:

*Try to vary the pace each day – and within each run.

*If running an out and back – try to make coming back slightly faster.

*Try to vary the distance you run each day.

*Take some days easy with low mileage and experiment with some longer runs (just make sure that the long run doesn’t exceed 25% of your weekly mileage).

*Run with teammates – text or email meeting times and try to run with 4-5 other people.  This will help to make things fun and help to keep you and your teammates accountable.

*Mix in swimming, biking or other activities in addition to running – not as a substitute for running.

*Establish a routine for running, stretching, and weight training/circuit drills. (you should be doing strength work at least every other day).


Preseason Practice Schedule:

Practice Schedule

Wednesday 8/9 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am

Thursday 8/10 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am

Friday 8/11 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am

Saturday 8/12 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am

Monday 8/14 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am — practices are mandatory for joining the team starting this day

Tuesday 8/15 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am

Wednesday 8/16 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am (concussion testing at 11am at B-CC)

Thursday 8/17 at Wootton HS – Scrimmage – Arrive at 5:45pm, Girls race 6:30pm, boys 7pm

Friday 8/18 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am

Saturday 8/19 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am

Monday 8/21 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am

Tuesday 8/22 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am

Wednesday 8/23 at Candy Cane 6-8pm TIME CHANGE due to teachers return to school

Thursday 8/24 at Candy Cane 6-9pm – Blue-Gold Scrimmage and Potluck Dinner

Friday 8/25 at Candy Cane 6-8pm

Saturday 8/26 at Candy Cane 7:30-9:30am

Monday 8/28 at Candy Cane 6-8pm

Tuesday 8/29 at Landon School – Scrimmage – Arrival and race times TBD

Wednesday 8/30 at B-CC Time TBD to coincide with Team Picture (bring uniform)

Wednesday 8/30 at B-CC in Auditorium Meet the Coaches Night 7:00pm

Thursday 8/31 at Candy Cane 6-8pm

Friday 9/1 at Candy Cane Time TBD

Saturday 9/2 NO PRACTICE

Monday 9/4 NO PRACTICE

Tuesday 9/5 1st day of school – xc meet at Blair (Wheaton Regional) 3:30pm (leave school at 1:30pm)

Wednesday 9/6 at B-CC 3pm meet at the East-West Hwy steps

Practice and meets during the school year:

Practice during the school year will be Monday-Friday from 3pm-5pm at B-CC and each Saturday from 7:30am-9:30am at Candy Cane when we don’t have a meet.  Attendance at all practices and meets is mandatory.  The meet schedule will be posted as soon as it’s available usually by the 1st of August.



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Fall 2017 Cross Country Information

Please use this link to find information for the fall 2017 cross country season: If you have not already joined our yahoo group, please do so by going to the group page: or by sending an email to: for info and announcements. Please also save this link to post your weekly mileage each Sunday: […]


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