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Week 4 XC Training

Week 4 is the start of the end of the cycle! That means that this weeks training is going to be the longest and toughest week of training yet. The goal is to run between 30-35 miles total this week with a long run of 6-8 miles. Remember you are pushing yourself, if your longest […]

Week 3: XC Training

Hardest and Longest week of Training so far! Increase your weekly mileage by about 4-5 miles and keep trying to push the pace! Every third week is a great week to push yourself and try to get better and stronger. Stay consistent in your training and running each week. Something is always better then nothing. […]

Summer XC Week 2 Training

Week two of summer is upon us! Keep the training going and keep it easy! This week incorporate one day with some hills into your running! I recommend doing this on Thursday. Find a good hill that is between 100 meters and 200 meters long. Get a good easy 2 mile warm up in, then […]

Cross Country Summer Training

Summer is here and it is time to start preparing for the 2017 Runnin’ Rattler Cross Country Season! Summer Training Dates: June 5th- July 30th- Practice is on you own! Each week workouts will be posted on Rattlernationathletics and the runnin rattler facebook page. Twitter/Instagram to come soon! July 31st-August 26th- Team practices begin! We […]

XC Team volunteers at local race

On Sunday, January 15th, the Runnin’ Rattler Cross Country volunteered to help at a local trail run held by Core Running Company at Purgatory park and greenbelt. The event drew over 150 individual participants to run the annual race. Team member Anthony Lopez competed in the 10 mile division of the trail race placing 2nd […]

Rattler Make Region Race

This past weekend the Runnin Rattler cross country traveled to Walter E. Long Lake in Austin to compete at the District 14 6A cross country championship. Both of the varsity teams competed well at the race and secured a trip to the regional race in Grand Prairie on October 29th. The Varsity girls were led […]

Runnin Rattlers Rise to the Challenge

This past Saturday the Runnin’ Rattler Cross Country team traveled North to Round Rock to race at the McNeil Invitation at Old Settlers Park. Competing with teams from all areas around Texas and taking on some of the best runners in the state the Rattlers stepped up and met the challenge. The Varsity boys stepped […]

2016 XC Begins: August 8th

The 2016 Runnin’ Rattler season will begin on Monday August 8th. Team practices will begin Monday morning at 7 a.m. at the SAC on the backside of the high school. All students athletes will need to have completed and turned in their physicals for this year before they can participate in team practices. Many runners […]

2016 Runnin’ Rattler Cross Country Schedule

The Runnin’ Rattlers 2016 XC Schedule: Date:                                                   Place: August 27th                                      Lockhart September 3rd  […]

August 1- August 5th Cross Country Training

After getting a much needed long weekend, the SMHS Cross Country team is back at it for their summer training program. This weeks goal mileage is 37-47 Miles; with more speed and strength training. All practices are listed below and will begin at 7 A.M.   Practice is open to all kids who want to […]

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