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Cross Country 2018

28/03/2018

​The school cross country will be held on Wednesday 28th March during period 1. All year 7 and 8s are required to participate if they are medically fit to do so. Students from other year levels (9-12) who wish to participate must nominate. The course involves two 1.6km loops of the Oval and Ag Farm, with students beginning and finishing on the oval.

Nomination for years 9 – 12 involves students recording their name at the school gym on the sign-on sheets provided. Students must nominate by 12pm Tuesday 27th March to be eligible (no nominations taken on the day).

Students are required to wear appropriate footwear for the activity. Running shoes (joggers) are best, however no spiked shoes or football type boots (tags) are allowed. Students are encouraged to compete in their house colours and dress in appropriate clothing for the running activity (t-shirt or singlet, running shorts etc) or compete in their school sports uniform. If not competing in sports uniform, students but must change into their exercise clothes after arriving at school and must return to their period 2 class in school uniform (this includes correct school shoes). No smelly exercise clothes for the period 2 teachers please. A fresh clean pair of socks for the rest of the day would be appreciated.​

Procedure

1.       Students are to meet at oval directly from Home Group.

2.       Teachers go to checkpoints and students assemble at start line.

3.    Mr Gardner to give course instructions to runners 9.30am.

4.       Race start 9.40am. Walkers begin 10 mins after runners. Finish time no later than 10:20am​