•  END OF SEASON PARTY: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017 @ 2:45 P.M. 

    10/26/17  Team Championship Race ----- Group II-Briarcliff Team Races
     
    3:45- Group I Boys
    4:00- Group I Girls
    4:15- Group II Boys
    4:30- Group II Girls
    4:45- Group III Boys
    5:00- Group III Girls
     
    Central Park of Morris County, 91 Central Ave, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
     
    Bring: towel/blanket to sit on, nutritious snacks, water, jersey, running socks & sneakers, sweatshirt/sweatpants, winter hat 
    Temperature is forecasted to be 55-57 degrees. 10 mph wind
     
    Students will leave school at 2:15.  Arrive at race location & walk the course at 2:45.
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    10/24/17 MEET HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

    County Grade Race- 

    Central Park of Morris County, 91 Central Ave, Morris Plains, NJ 07950, USA

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    Kinnelon - 10/16   Location:  Silas Condict County Park @ 100 Kinnelon Road
     
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    County Grade Race- "Greystone Park" October 19 - Times for each race....the course is different from last year so arrive in time to locate the start area.
    3:45 6th grade boys
    4:00 6th grade girls
    4:15 7th grade boys
    4:30 7th grade girls
    4:45 8th grade boys
    5:00 8th grade girls
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    10/12/17: Yesterday the BC XC Team won against Dover/Boonton!  Practice for today is cancelled.  There will be practice tomorrow, Friday, October 13, 2017.
     
    Important information regarding nutrition/hydration was discussed on 10/13. Please pick up the info sheet if you were absent.
     

    BRIARCLIFF CROSS COUNTRY 2017

    JOIN BRIARCLIFF’S FALL SPORTS TEAM!

    Running cross country is about more than becoming physically stronger and healthier, it’s about developing self-confidence and camaraderie with your fellow teammates, plus....having fun!

    The team is open to any and all students who wish to be a part of something great. If you’re not a fast runner, don’t sweat it! Through training and conditioning, your abilities will improve over the course of the cross country season, helping you to become your personal best. Here are a few things about our team...

    SPORTS PHYSICALS

    All students wishing to participate in cross country must complete a sports physical with their family physician. NO STUDENT WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICES OR IN MEETS WITHOUT COMPLETING A SPORTS PHYSICAL. Complete your sports physical over the summer so you can begin practicing with the team right away.

    The school physician will be conducting physicals at Briarcliff on Tuesday, September 12 for students who are unable to see their family physician. Please contact Nurse Renna for details. For in­school physicals, part A of the Annual Pre­Athletic Physical Form must be completed and turned in to Nurse Renna no later than MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11.

    Annual Pre­Athletic Physical forms are available in the nurse’s office, or may be downloaded from the main BC website. Scroll down to the blue Quick Link on the left side. There are two parts to the form.

    PRACTICES & MEETS

    Practices are held every day that there is not a meet, and will take place from 2:50­3:30. We meet at the track. Please be sure you have a pair of running sneakers. We will hold a mandatory team meeting immediately after school in the gym on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, and our first practice will be held on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13.

    Team members should plan on attending all practices. Remember, you are part of a TEAM, and your coaches and fellow teammates are counting on you to be there. Excessive unexcused absences will result in ineligibility to participate in meets.


    Welcome Runners!

     
    Take note of the following instructions: 
     
    1) Pack up as if you were going home. (backpack, agenda, binders, lunchbox, etc)
    2) Get changed into shorts, t-shirt, socks & running shoes
       Girls please tie hair back        (remember, not your PE clothing)
    3)  Fill up your water bottle
    4)  If you use an inhaler, bring it
    5) Bring all your belongings and meet at the track, closest to the shack at the turf field
    6) Put your back packs/belongings along the fence 
    7)  Sign-in and run one warm-up lap around the track
    8) Meet back at the sign-in area
    9) We will do warm-ups and skill work and you will be dismissed around 3:30
    10) Once dismissed you should have a pre-arranged plan with your parent or guardian to get home. You can walk home from practice, OR if you are being picked up your ride can meet you at the turf, pick you up in Wildwood parking lot or at Briarcliff.
    You will not be able to get back into Briarcliff.  
     
      *Coaches Anderson and Ludwig look forward to our season together