Welcome to Kaneland Cross Country!

The purpose of this blogsite is to allow full access to the team, practices, history, and future events. Please check back with this blog throughout the summer and fall for new updates on the team. Feel free to share it with friends and family who follow the program!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Visit to Marklund a Hit!

On Tuesday, August 16th, the boys and girls cross country teams went on a volunteer trip to Marklund Home in Geneva, to spend time with the wheelchair-bound clients that live at the facility.  After a brief tour, the team caught up with more than 30 residents and played baseball on their state of the art home field, as well as took walks along a path in the neighborhood.  The teammates were exceptionally patient and supportive of their new friends.  This experience was a glowing reminder of how blessed we are, and how thankful we should be for all we have.

Order your Kaneland XC Gear at Haydens.Com!

Our team spirit wear sale is going on now through August 31st.  Don't forget to pick up your team t-shirts, sweats, shorts, and perhaps a Varsity jersey!  Log on to haydens.com and use Sale Code: ATXXQ to see the items up for purchase.  There's something for everyone, made very easy by purchasing online.  Forward this to your family and relatives, in case they are interested as well.  Grandparents love to support their grandchildren!  If you have questions, please contact Coach Clarey.  Once the sales on the website conclude on Sept. 1, we will have our items back by mid to late September.

Marklund Donations Due on Friday

We need to have our Marklund Donations collected this week.  Please make an effort to contact family, friends and neighbors for contributions to our cause.  Remember that half of our monies will be donated to the Marklund Home, to further support their efforts to build a swing set for their disabled adult clients.  The other portion of these funds will be used to purchase new varsity jerseys.  Not many of you have connected on this yet...  Please bring the donations by Friday, and next Monday, 8/29, at the latest.  Thank you!

WEATHER UPDATE - Practice is ON at Johnson's Mound, 3:15pm

We can hear the thunder, but this latest round of storms is going to be short lived, according to radar.  We will meet at Johnson's Mound at 3:15, start our 20 minute warm up, and see how it unfolds.  Coach Baron will be there to start things up, and Coach Clarey will arrive at 3:45.  If bad weather, lightning, arise, we will get in cars.  Keep cell phones nearby, in case we need to end early.  Should be good by 3pm.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Welcome to the Parent Meeting!

Parents, we welcome you to our team blog site.  This is the place where you can find news, events, results, and most information about your new team!  There will be another web page attached to the kaneland.org web site soon.  However, this is the official blog page that Coach Clarey and Coach Baron use to communicate directly with you and the boys.  Feel free to share it with relatives.  It's not an easy site to find by googling or using a search engine.

So remember... kanelandxc.blogspot.com

Bookmark it and use it weekly.

Awesome August

We've started the year off with a terrific campout at Silver Springs, as well as a trip to Chicago.  Lots of miles, and plenty of smiles.  These have been great days, developing new friendships and adding to our base.