Coached by Christine Laverty – Grade 11 and up
Cross Country – Begins September 2020
|Monday||5:00-7:00 pm||North Capital Hill Park Ending in Foothills weight room at 7:00|
|Tuesday||5:00-7:00 pm||Confederation Park|
|Thursday||5:00-7:00 pm||Edworthy Park|
|Friday||5:00-7:00 pm||River Park|
The first season of the year is cross country. Athletes will be expected to make some of their school practices to be on the school cross country team (usually when they know you are on a club team you can get away with one or two a week with the school).
The group will compete in numerous club meets, Provincials (high school and club) and for some Cross Country Nationals (by invitation).
Indoor Season – Begins November
|Monday||5:00-8:00 pm||Olympic Oval. Ending in weight room|
|Tuesday||5:00-7:00 pm||Olympic Oval|
|Thursday||5:00-7:00 pm||Olympic Oval. Ending in weight room|
|Friday||5:00-7:00 pm||Olympic Oval.|
Same times and days of the week. The group ways train in the Olympic Oval at the U of C. This is the season when the athletes are introduced weights two times a week and yoga stretch once a week at the end of the regular workouts. We will compete in numerous indoor meets, capping off the season with Indoor Provincials. The more you race the faster you see the improvements.
Outdoor Season – Begins March
|Monday||5:00-7:00 pm||Foothills Athletic Park|
|Tuesday||5:00-7:00 pm||Glenmore Athletic Park|
|Thursday||5:00-7:00 pm||Foothills Athletic Park|
|Friday||5:00-7:00 pm||Foothills Athletic Park|
Same days and times of the week. Monday, Thursday and Friday, the group is at Foothills track and Tuesday at Glenmore. We compete in numerous meets including Dino School meets, New Balance series, Caltaf Classic, and. Provincials. Those that are successful will find themselves as part of the Tri Province team for Alberta and some who are able to achieve the standard will get to go to National Championships.
For many years now Christine has been offering a training camp for athletes hoping to get an extra jumpstart for their summer seasons. The athlete must achieve a standard and make as many practices as possible. Spaces are limited and the price tag is usually around $2,000. More details on this will come in the fall.