Hunter Middle School

Cross Country

Updated 7/25/23 @ 10:30am

Due to changes made for 6th grade Experience we will not be able to begin Cross Country on 8/7. We will instead have out first day of practice on 8/8/23 from 2:30pm-4:00pm. 

Please use this calendar link for more information and the finalized schedule complete with confirmed sectional and state dates. All other information linked below is correct.

Updated 2023 Cross Country practice and meet schedule 

Updated 5/24/23 @ 11am

Cross Country Information sheet

2023 Cross Country tentative Meet Schedule and practice schedule

Hydration and Heat Information sheet

Please email Coach Bacon during June with any questions - emails sent during the week will be returned on Fridays.  Email is [email protected]

If your runner is unable to attend the first practice Coach Bacon must be notified of their intent to participate in Cross Country by 8/6/23

Have a great summer and I am looking forwared to seeing and meeting everyone when practice begins!

Updated 1:05pm 5/09/2023

There will be an information meeting for all current 6th/7th grade students held on 5/17 from 6:45am-7:10am - please come by the library for information before you go to your first class!

Upcoming 6th graders there will be information available on this page or at 6th grade orientation on 5/15/23

Cross Country will begin on 8/8/2023 from 2:30-4:00 - See info below on paper work and other requirements. 

Practice on 8/7 will be different than any practice time for the remainder of the season. This day we will practice from 3:45pm-5:00pm. Students who need to report for 6th grade orientation in the first sesson will be dismissed at 4:45pm to report inside and meet their parents/guardians.

A Practice/Meet calendar will be posted on this page soon along with hydration information and the date for the MANDATORY parent meeting. 

Please download and read all forms thoroughly as there are changes from previous years since we are now aligned with TMSAA for dates, sectionals/state, and course length.

I will update this page again once the informational forms are live to be viewed. 

***Practice will end promptly at 3:30pm. All runners must have a ride at that time.

***Runners may NOT wait for other sports to pick up and must be picked up at 3:30

***Practice time will always be after school until 3:30pm other than on 8/7/23***

All student-athletes are required to turn in, on 8/7 8/23:
1. Sports physical, signed and dated on or after April 15, 2023
2. Concussion Form
3. Sudden Cardiac Arrest Form
4. Parent Consent Form
      * All forms have clickable links at the bottom of this page or may be
         picked up in the front office. 
       *Do NOT turn these forms in to the office or home room teacher. Bring  to first day of tryouts.

Needed items other than paper work:

All items are REQUIRED

1. Water bottle - Must be filled at home and brought specifically for practice - this bottle must be full or students will not be allowed to practice. There will be access to a water fountain to refill bottles during practice - but their bottle needs to be full at the start of practice. Please discuss heat and hydration with your student athlete - they need to be hydrated prior to attending practice.

2. Running shoes and socks. No flats, basketball shoes, crocs, slip on shoes, skate/lifestyle type shoes, sandals, or boots will be allowed for practice - running shoes are mandatory.

3. Shorts/tee shirt/tank top - appropriate for the weather.  Students will not be permitted to practice in school clothes when it is 80+ degrees outside. They need to be in shorts or pants that are appropriate for the temperature. Boys must leave their shirts on and girls may not run in sports bras. 

4. If you student needs sunscreen parents must provide this as coaches are not allowed to provide or apply.

FORMS: (All Forms are Available in Front Office)

You must have the following 4 forms completed in order to tryout.

-Medical Eligibility Form (dated after April 15, 2023)
- Parent Consent Form 
(Filled out by Parent/Guardian and Student-Athlete)
- Concussion Form (Filled out by Parent/Guardian and Student-Athlete)
- Cardiac Arrest Form (Filled out by Parent/Guardian and Student-Athlete)

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