Practice Schedule

Friday, July 20 2018

The first day of practice is fast approaching. Below is the tentative practice schedule for the first week and a half. It will be updated as soon as possible if there are any changes. All athletes are expected to attend practice each day. Please let us know if you need assistance securing a ride. We will expect athletes unless otherwise notified. Please contact Coach Shepherd or Coach West if you have any questions.

Week 0 (practice begins)

Wednesday (8/8) - 7 to 9am @ LCHS.  Attendance is mandatory. Must have a CURRENT physical and be registered to participate.

Thursday (8/9) - Team Trip from 7 to 1pm. Meet @ LCHS.  Bring $ for shoes (if interested) & food. It is also suggested that students bring a towel and change of clothes as we will workout before hanging out. We will travel to a Forest Preserve near Libertyville (Old School), then to a running store in downtown Libertyville (Runner's Edge) for athletes to try on and buy new shoes. There will also be opportunities for students to purchase food and hang out at nearby Cook Park. 

Friday (8/10) - 7am to 9am @ LCHS

Saturday (8/11) - 7 to 8:30 @ McDonald Woods


Week 1 (first full week)

Monday (8/13) - 3 to 5pm. Lakes will host a mandatory PARENT MEETING at 7pm at Lakes. Lakes Athletic Director Kurt Rowells will speak for 30 to 45 minutes. Following the conclusion of the all sport meeting in the gym, Cross Country athletes and parents will move to room c119/120 in the blue team hallway for a short meeting.

Tuesday (8/14) - 3 to 5pm

Wednesday (8/15) - 12 to 2pm. This is a half day of school for Freshman only. We will start practice not long after dismissal at 11:30am.

Thursday (8/16) - 3 to 5pm

*Anticipated day for Team Pictures which will be after practice. Drop off and pick up are by Polley Field.

Friday (8/17) - 3 to 5pm. Fall Athletic Kick Off Night. The team will participate in a 2 mile time trial during our normal practice time. Friends and family are invited to attend. The time trial is expected to start around 3:30. Runners will be dismissed following a team cool down and stretch.

Saturday (8/18) - 7am to 11am @ Independence Grove. We will take a school bus to Independence Grove. After doing a Long Run, the team will enjoy a hang out at the beach. We are expected to leave for LCHS around 10:30.

* Starting Monday, August 20th, practices will be after school on week days from 3:05 to approximately 5pm.