TEAM DINNER. Sorry for late notice. Sept 29th. 6 PM

Hosted by: The Von der Linde and McNally Families
The Von der Linde’s Home
4619 Grand Avenue (corner of Grand Av and Polk …drive way is on Polk Blvd)
Main dish:pasta and bread sticks
Freshmen: salad/ fruit. Sophomore: drinks
Junior: dessert. Seniors: whatever they choose

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Griak weekend

I was proud of the performance, behavior, attitude and familyness of our team this weekend at Griak. I wish we could take everyone along. It is a huge meet with the first race starting at 9’AM and the last race at 4:30 PM.
It is a 5K race instead of the usual 4K. It was a very warm and humid day.
But that is what makes Griak…..Griak.
A special thanks to Beth Bakros for helping out by driving and organizing the food details.
Nice work ladies!!!!

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WAUKEE CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL, Tuesday September 30th

WHERE:        Robert Brownell Sports Complex and Ridge Point Park

PARKING    THERE WILL BE NO PARKING ALLOWED ON THE RESIDENTIAL STREETS AROUND RIDGE POINT PARK OR ROBERT BROWNELL SPORTS COMPLEX.  VIOLATORS MAY BE TICKETED OR TOWED.  PLEASE COMMUNICATE THIS INFORMATION TO FANS THAT WILL BE ATTENDING***

BUS: The school will provide transportation and the departure time is 3:20 PM from the north parking lot.

 

TIME:    4:45  M.S. Girls                     5:10  M.S. Boys

5:35     H.S. JV Girls             5:55     H.S. JV Boys

6:15   H.S. Varsity Girls           6:35     H.S. Varsity Boys

Teams:        Ames, Lincoln, East, Johnston, Urbandale, Waukee, Valley, North

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Team Dinner Wednesday September 24th 6PM

Windsor Heights Community Center. Colby Park. 6900 School Street
Time: 6-8pm
Hosted by the Lengtat, Strand, Stenstrom family.
Main dish: Pulled chicken from Jethro’s BBQ with regular, hot and Georgia
sauce available on the side,

Freshman: Buns or other condiments. Sophomore: Fruit or vegetable
Juniors: Dessert or other side dish. Senior: Drinks (including bottled water)

NOTE: The building needs to be cleared out and cleaned up by 8:30pm.

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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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