Cross Country

Eligibility

Boys, grades 3-8
Girls, grades 3-8

Student must be enrolled in one of the following:
– St. Matthew School
– St. Matthew PSR classes
– School of the Resurrection PSR classes
– Other Columbus Diocese programs are eligible under certain circumstances

Cost

$60 per athlete during early registration
$70 through the remainder of registration

Payment Method

Credit card via Paypal. (You can log into a Paypal account, or pay without logging in.)

Registration

Registration is May 20 – August 3, but registrations are accepted after the season begins.

Key Dates

Season Length August 1 – October 31
Tryouts None
Meets Begin Mid August
Key Meets The St. Matthew Open – Late Sept

CCL Championship – Mid-Oct

State Championship – Late-Oct

Teams

The Mustang Cross Country team competes in meets around Central Ohio that allow athletes of all ages to compete.  Generally meets are divided into grade school and middle school heats.  The CCL championship has 4 races – 5th and under girls and boys and 6th-8th grade girls and boys.

Practices

Practices Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (When there is no meet). Practices are from 6:00 – 7:15 on week days and from 10:00 – 10:45 when there is Saturday practice.  Practices are at Hannah Park, The St. Matthew Athletic fields and other locations in the Gahanna area.  Uniforms singlets and shorts will be provided by St. Matthew.

Uniforms and Equipment

Uniform singlets will be provided by St. Matthew.

Meets

Meets can be held both during the week and on weekends.

Location

Locations vary from meet to meet.