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PLEASE NOTE ALL INFORMATION BELOW IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE!!! This year we will mostly be feeling out the program, and changing things as we go in order to make it the best program possible for your children. Below is a general idea of what the program will entail.

2015 Galloway Cross Country Program

X-C start date of Tues. 9/29 @ 5:30 pm to dusk on the AHS track. Thereafter the days at the AHS track and trails would be every Tues. and Thurs. 5:30 to dusk until the end date of Thurs. 11/19. Saturday's training and runs will be held at 9:30 am to 11:00 am @ Glenn Memorial Park from 9/26 to 11/21.

The proposed plan for the X-Country program would be as follows:

A) Age groups and distances – as per USAT&F Junior Olympics standards (except for under 7 yrs.)
Under 7 yrs (B&G) – 1 km – 2 ½ x AHS Track
7-8 yrs (B&G) - 2 km – 5 x
9-10 yrs (B&G) - 3 km – 7 ½ x
11-12 yrs (B&G) - 3 km – 7 ½ x
13-14 yrs (B&G) - 4 km – 10 x
15-16 yrs (B&G) - 5 km - 12 ½ x
Age as of 9/15/15 shall determine group placement. Note: program will probably not have many participants in last two age groups due to those athletes pursuing middle school and high school team competition.

B) Facilities –
1) Absegami High School track
2) local paths and trails​​
3) Atlantic County Park System trails (public use and application forms have been forwarded by the Atl. Co. Div. of Parks and Recreation.

C) Frequency of Training - two evenings and one weekend day per week, eg. T, Th, and Sat. (TENTATIVE)

D) Length of Season – 9/22/15 to 11/07/15 (TENTATIVE DATES!!!)

E) Goals –
1) establish distance parameters for each participant on AHS track 2) promote achievement of distance and personal best times for participants
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