Islander TrackCoronado Islanders Cross Country and Track & Field
Head Coach 
George Green
619-435-3633
619-869-6873 (text)
plugh@crowncity.com
  


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2014  Cross Country
New girl's DMR record... click here for details.

See my blog for more specific workouts.


Well... Track is finally over and you're all chomping at the bit to get into cross country training full-swing. Yes? No? Not so fast... if you just finished track you need a few weeks to decompress. You can do nothing, bike, swim, jog.. but no hard running. I know that not all of you finished the season at the same time.... Erik went to the state meet on June 6th, Aeron's last meet was May 31 at the CIF finals, and most everyone else finished up on May 24 at the CIF prelims if not earlier. If you've had 3 or more weeks off you should be simply getting in some easy distance at this point-in-time 30-40 minutes with a longer run once a week that's about 20% of your total weekly mileage. Starting the week of June 22 we'll start meeting once or twice a week for more specific workouts. If I don't have you on my email/text contact list fill out the form below.

Contact Form
Please fill-out


Like last year, we have a minimum pace requirement to be a member of the team. *

Girls must be able to run a 1.5 miles no slower than 12 minutes and boys no slower than 10:00.
    Equivalent times at other distances from 1500 meters up are also acceptable.
A few examples are in the table below.
Girls Boys
1500 Meters 7:15 1500 Meters 6:02
1600 Meters 7:45 1600 Meters 6:30
1 Mile 7:50 1 Mile 6:30
1.5 Miles 12:00 1.5 Miles 10:00
2 Miles 16:20 2 Miles 13:35
3 Miles 25:00 3 Miles 20:50
5000 Meters 26:00 5000 Meters 21:40
10,000 Meters 54:00 10000 Meters 45:00
15,000 Meters 1:23:15 15,000 Meters 1:10:00
Half-Marathon 1:59:30 Half-Marathon 1:39:30

New Team Members
If you plan to be a viable runner on the cross country team I suggest that you don't wait until the first offical day of practice on August 21 to start your training. If you can only bearly manage the minimum standards above you're going to be at the back of the pack during many of our training run. Please fill-out the Contact Form above and you'll be notified about the summer program and be put on a text / email list about this summers training.

What's Cross Country Like?
Check out last season's photos.
Here are the 2012 photos.
2011 photos
2010
2009
2008



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There are only two true sports: Track and Cross Country. All the rest are just games.