Cross Country

Cross Country is a competitive program for boys and girls in grades 5th-8th. Athletes learn about running and endurance, while competing against schools across the city. There are three or four meets along with a regional meet. Qualifiers may compete in a city championship. Each athlete must be able to provide his/her transportation to/from the meet. Attendance at team practices and competitions is required.

  • Eligibility: Participation is limited to 15 runners per team. See South Loop Sport Policy in the Athletics tab for more details.
  • Season: Fall
  • Commitment: Tues/Thur Practices from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. and meets.
  • Fee: None
  • Contact: Ms. Bitz (Grades 5/6) and Mr. Doyle (Grades 7/8)

Click here for more information around the meets & expectations.