THANKS TO ALL OF YOU

A great deal of thanks needs to go out first to Steve Brown, Kelley Hood and Troy Owens for putting on the best and biggest CC meet around.  The meet was a great day to race and the weather, except for five minutes, was fantastic.

Second THANK YOU PARENTS, SIBLINGS, and GRANDPARENTS for helping with the meet this year.  Without you and your help it would not have been a success.  Special thanks to Kathy Schott and her organizing crew for organizing it.  Thanks Again to all of you.

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Newton Meet On Monday (reposting) Sept 23

The 38th Annual Cardinal Invitational Cross Country meet will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. The meet will be held at Westwood Golf Course. Middle school races will start at 4:15 p.m. High school races at 5:00 p.m.
Distances: H.S. boys – 3.1 miles; H.S. girls – 2.5 miles; M.S. – 2.0 miles

BUS FOR HIGH SCHOOL WILL LEAVE AT 2:50 PM

Boys are not running at this meet
Times Schedule:
M.S. Girls​ 4:15
​M.S. Boys​ 4:40
​Jr. Varsity Girls. ​5:00
​Jr. Varsity Boys ​ 5:20
​Varsity Girls. ​5:50
​Varsity Boys​ 6:10

High School Teams: DM East, DM Roosevelt, DSM Christian, SE Polk, Grinnell, Knoxville, Newton, West Marshall, Marshalltown, Oskaloosa,
Middle School Teams: Ames MS, Ankeny, Ankeny Northview, Ankeny Centennial, Colfax-Mingo, DM Lincoln, DM Roosevelt, East Marshall MS, Grinnell MS, Johnston MS, Knoxville, Marshalltown Miller MS, Newton Berg MS, Waukee MS , Des Moines East, Pella MS, Oskaloosa MS, Southeast Polk Junior High

Course Maps are available on the Course Tab

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Roosevelt Girls Cross Country Newsletter for September 15th

Plan for the Week of September 15th
Monday Griak 5K Run Team Dinner Tuesday 4 to 6 mile run w/ core Wed 1600m 800m 4 by 400m
Thu 4-6 mile run Fri PreMeet Saturday Heartland Classic Sunday OFF
Monday PreMeet Tuesday Newton Invitational

Team Dinner Monday Night 6 PM Hosted by: the Gunderson, Romp, Palmer and LaPrade families Location: 5905 Harwood Drive, Des Moines (long white ranch at the bottom of the hill on Harwood)
Main course and tableware provided by the host families.
Please bring to share Freshman – fruit Sophomore – dessert Juniors – drink. Seniors – whichever they choose Feel free to bring blankets and chairs to sit on as well.

9th Annual Heartland XC Classic
Saturday, September 20th, 2014. Iowa State University XC course in Ames, Iowa
RACE SCHEDULE FOR 2014
10:00am JV girls 10:30am JV boys
11:00am Varsity girls 11:30am Varsity boys 12:10pm Awards Ceremony
Our plan is to have you find your own way to the meet. Please be at the course by 9 AM
If you need help finding a ride please contact one of the captains or a coach
For information on how to find the course and course maps see the website.

Newton Invitational September 23rd. Girls HS and MS Tuesday, September 23, 2014.
The meet will be held at Westwood Golf Course. Middle school races will start at 4:15 p.m. High school races at 5:00 p.m. BOTH High School and Middle School Girls will be racing in Newton GO RIDERS
High School bus will leave at 3 PM from the North parking lot.
Times Schedule:
M.S. Girls​ 4:15 M.S. Boys​ 4:40
​Jr. Varsity Girls. ​5:00 Jr. Varsity Boys ​ 5:20
​Varsity Girls. ​5:50 Varsity Boys​ 6:10

Athletes in the News: We have another member of the team that competed in the HyVee Triathlon. Miranda Vermeer competed in the team division with her mother and her 72 year old grandfather. Congrats to the entire family.

Parents: Please if you have the time contact Kathy Schott and help out at the Heartland Classic. And she is also asking for a $10 donation to help stock the concession stand. schottfamily@mchsi.com

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TEAM DINNER MONDAY SEP 15 6 PM

TEAM DINNER MONDAY SEP 15    Time  6 PM

Hosted by:  the Gunderson, Romp, Palmer and LaPrade families

Location:  5905 Harwood Drive, Des Moines (long white ranch at the bottom of the hill on Harwood)

Main course and tableware provided by the host families.

Please bring to share:   Freshman – fruit        Sophomore – dessert

Juniors – drink        Seniors – whichever they choose

Feel free to bring blankets and chairs to sit on as well.

 

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Roosevelt Girls Cross Country Newsletter for Sept 8th

 Great first meet everyone.  Thank you parents for coming out and supporting your runners.  It really helps when you hear your name being yelled out with a half mile to go. I hope you enjoyed the meet.  Here is what is going on this week.

THE WEEK   Monday- 4-6 mile run     Tuesday Repeat 1200’s on the track   Wednesday  Pre Meet Routine  Thursday  Marshalltown Invitational    Friday  Shake out long run 

MEET INFORMATION  41st BOBCAT CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL

Date:             Thurs., September 11, 2014

Location:    Marshalltown Community College   3700 South Center Street (just off Highway 30)

Time:          4:00  Middle School Girls      4:15  Middle School Boys

Races Start at    4:30    9-10 Girls, 9-10 Boys, JV Girls, JV Boys, Var Girls, Var Boys

There are no individual times for races.  They will start the next race when ready.

There will be a bus for transportation.  Dismissed at 2 PM Bus Leaves at 2:30PM

We usually do not run athletes in the 9/10 races.  Ask your athlete if we change our minds.

Athletes and Parents WEDNESDAY is the last day to order a pullover polo.  If you are interested see the last email and get your check to Isabel who is doing the ordering.  These are optional items.

Remember to SAVE the DATE September 20th our home meet at Iowa State’s cross country course.  Details on the website.  Make sure you ask for that day off from work.  I know that band members may have to march in the Beaverdale Parade that day.

ATHLETES IN THE NEWS  Sarah Voss, Hannah Neary and Dave Roney all did a great job racing in the HyVee Triathlon last weekend.  Congrats to all three of them. 

Welcome:  We would like to welcome Ignacia (Nachi) Gacitúa who is a Roosevelt exchange student from Chile.  She is a senior and will be racing soon.  Please welcome her and make her feel welcome.

Scott

Remember the website is http://rooseveltxc.wordpress.com/   Also remember the website is a blog style website, so make sure and scroll down and look at everything.  I try to post things as soon as I get them so for example the Newton Invite information has been posted over a week ago.  I will repost things each week for that week’s newsletter.  GO RIDERS

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9th Annual Heartland XC Classic

Saturday, September 20th, 2014.   Iowa State University XC course in Ames, Iowa

Make sure you ask for this Saturday off.

RACE SCHEDULE FOR 2014

10:00am JV girls
10:30am JV boys
11:00am Varsity girls
11:30am Varsity boys
12:10pm Awards Ceremony

Teams Competing so far in 2014

Ames IA   Ankeny IA  Ankeny Centennial IA   Bettendorf IA  Blue Valley North KS  Blue Valley SW KS  Cedar Falls IA–girls  Cedar Rapids Prairie IA  Cedar Rapids Washington IA–boys  Center Point-Urbana IA  Dallas Center-Grimes IA–girls  Des Moines Hoover IA  Des Moines Lincoln IA  Des Moines North IA  Des Moines Roosevelt IA  Dowling Catholic WDM IA  Eastview MN–girls  Edina MN–boy Fremont NE–boy  Fort Dodge IA  Gilbert IA  Iowa City West IA  Indianola IA–boys  Johnston IA  Linn-Mar IA  Maize KS  Marian NE–girl  Mercy NE–girls  Mill Valley KS  Monticello IA  North Star NE  Olathe North KS  Pella IA  Pocahontas IA–girls  Raymore-Peculiar MO  Roland Story IA  Shawnee Mission North KS  Shawnee Mission NW KS  Shawnee Mission South KS Sioux Falls Lincoln SD–boys  Sioux Falls Roosevelt SD  Valley WDM IA  Waukee  IA  Wichita North KS

A great thanks to Coach Brown, Kelley Hood and Troy Owens for all they do to make this one of the best CC meets in the Midwest.

 

 

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URBANDALE INVITATIONAL GIRLS RESULTS

The Roosevelt girls started the season off in great style.  The race was a freshman/sophomore race followed by the junior/senior race.  The 9/10 group was paced by Brennan Drake (3rd), Alex Kozlowski (10th),  Izzy Buchanan (12th) and Mae Murphy(21st).  The older group was led by Megan Schott winning the race with Ashley Brown and Sarah Voss going 12 and 13. Katie Mason goes 21st and Isabel Bakros finishes 22nd.  It was a great day and a great race.  The first time runners all did fantastic and should be really proud of their finish.  You can find the full results at

http://www.fitnesssports.com/XCResults/2014/xcresults14.html

It might be later tonight before Cal posts the results

Here is a copy Urbandale Invitational Combined Girls 2014

Congrats to everyone…….see you next at Marshalltown on Thursday.

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