Valley Royals Cross Country training groups are accepting registrations for the fall season. Click the “Join or Renew Your Membership” button in the sidebar or click this link: https://valleyroyals.ca/membership/ Athletes who bought the Full Year package are already registered for the Cross Country Season. Contact Club Administrator Christa McAuley at [email protected] if you need to check which package you bought or if you have any questions.
The JD Cross Country Running Group (Ages 8-13) and the Endurance Running Group (Ages 14 & up) will meet on:
- Tuesdays at 4:15-5:45 PM
- Thursdays at 4:15-5:45 PM
- Saturdays at 10:00-11:30 AM
Park in the Parking Lot off of Clearbrook Road on the West Side of the Park (just north of Ecole Clearbrook Elementary School). Meet Coach Scott and his team of assistant coaches at the Sign/Entrance to the open field on the East side of the parking lot. Practice is rain or shine so dress appropriately, and bring water.
For more information about the training groups see:
- JD Page for athletes ages 8-13: https://valleyroyals.ca/jd-program/ The JD Group runs in September and October starting Tuesday September, 4th.
- Endurance Running Group Page for athletes 14 and up: https://valleyroyals.ca/middle-distance-program/ The Endurance Group’s Cross Country season begins Tuesday, August 28th and goes into November.
GRAND PRIX RACING SERIES
Any student in Grades 4- 8 is eligible to compete in the Valley Royals Grand Prix Racing Series held on four consecutive Wednesday afternoons in Clearbrook Park September 19th & 26th and October 3rd & 10th. Athletes run a 1600m (one mile) course and seek to improve their time each week. Prizes are awarded based on points accumulated in all four races.
Athletes represent their school at the Grand Prix or they may run as “unattached” if homeschooled or if their school is not sending a team this year. The registration price is just $8 which includes all four races. To Register for the Grand Prix series or for more information about the Grand Prix Series click: https://valleyroyals.ca/lafarge-grand-prix-cross-country-series/