A Word About Communication
Throughout the XC season, communication will be through our eblast system as well as blog posts on this website. It is a good idea to subscribe to both. To subscribe to the website blog, click the button on the right side to subscribe.
Group Me for MCXC Families
Are you getting the real time MCXC news updates? If not, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get you connected. Not sure what Group Me is? Our coaches and boosters share news with parents so they can stay informed with any last minute updates. It requires download of the GroupMe app, which is free from the app store.
A Few Suggestions for Successful Training
It’s important that our kids are hydrated and have plenty of fuel! Please send your athlete with water and a protein bar. And make sure they continue to drink fluid throughout the day and follow a healthy diet. And, yes, shoes wear out quickly when they run this much! Take care of those feet! Running shoes should be replaced every 3 months. And socks do matter – stay away from cotton. Here’s a link to help pick: http://running.about.com/od/shoesapparelandgear/f/runningsocks.htm
Nutrition Guide for Female Runners
Making sure your athlete has a healthy breakfast and lunch along with snacks is imperative. The afternoon workouts and runs are strenuous and having sufficient energy to perform at a high level is important to your athlete’s success in the program. Click here for a sample healthy meal plan for female high school distance runners.