Go Wildcats!!!!

My my My my

Welcome to the 2019 Weddington Middle School Cross Country team! 

We are excited to see all of our returning runners and to meet all of our new runners. 



Head coach        Chris Barajas                  weddingtontt@gmail.com

Team mom         Catherine Schwarz         catherine@k-schwarz.com  

Team mom         Kim Perez                       kim3fp@gmail.com

Team Liaison     Sheila Lacks

For day to day XC questions please contact Coach Barajas, Catherine Schwarz or Kim Perez.


**If you missed the XC interest meeting and you would like to be added the XC 2019 email list please email- runners name, parent name, email address, phone #, allergies & running experience to catherine@k-schwarz.com

**Uniforms can ordered when registering, for returning runners uniforms are the same as last year. 



We have set up a text reminder system for updates, last minute notices etc.

If you would like to receive these text messages, please text this message: @cschwarza to 81010

Or you can join at https://remind.com/join/cschwarza

You will need to rejoin the group, even if you signed up last year.


***We will always meet at the elementary school flagpole

 Please have your child bring water to every practice and wear running shoes!!!


Optional summer practices begin Monday June 10th

M-W-TH 8:00am- 9:30am

***reminder, if you're not 5 minutes early then you're 10 minutes late!

All runners must bring a completed Pre-season Workout Waiver to practice.

The form is located on the booster club website at http://files.leagueathletics.com/Images/Club/4623/WMS%20Booster%20Club%20Pre%20Season%20Waiver.pdf


No practice the week of July 1st and no practice the week of July 15th.

Both of these weeks are prescheduled NCHSAA dead weeks.



Mandatory Pratice begins July 22nd-  M-F 8:00- 9:30am

Beginning August 16th practices change to M-F 4:00-5:30pm

**Starting August 16th, practices will be switched to PM hours because teachers will be returning to school. 



June 10      1st Optional Practice

July 8              1st 3k Run  

July 22        2nd 3k Run    

July 22        1st Mandatory Practice 

July 29        3k Time Trial

TBA            1st Meet


The tentative meet schedule can be found at 




All runners are required to run a minimum of 100 miles from June 1st to August 22nd, if they do not complete 100 miles by this date they cannot participate in our first meet.

Running logs can be downloaded here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Images/Club/4623/XCRunningLog2019.pdf


3K Run Goals:

The 3K Run time goals for this season will be based on running our 3K course in the following times:

Boys - 16:00 min

Girls - 17:00 min

**If you are not able to attend the 1st 3k Run, you should still plan to attend practice that week on the days you are available.