August 19, 2019
Pool Party Highlights Week-1 Wrap; Next up: Parent Meeting, Tuesday, August 20
The team roster has reached 92 dedicated athletes as the 2nd week of the fall season begins. Runners finished up their 1st full training week with a long run on the King's Canyon Loop, followed by a pool-side BBQ hosted by the Gunn Family.
The mandatory 2019 PARENT MEETING will be held on Tuesday, August 20 in the Campolindo library. All athletes must be represented by a parent at this important informational session.
In addition to reviewing team policies, finalizing parent volunteers, and answering questions, special team gear not available in our online store will be on sale at the parent meeting, including XC Team Backpacks and XC Team Socks! In addition, we will have a limited supply of Team Sweat Pants and Team Uniforms that can be purchased on the spot. Parents are encouraged to bring cash or check for these last-chance purchases for the season.
The deadline for purchasing team gear through the online NB TEAM STORE is also Tuesday, August 20.
Daily practice attendance is a requirement of participation! Athletes must be sure to arrange their schedules to accommodate the fall-season commitment. The fall-season training calendar, which includes practice times and detailed workout plans for every single day, is available on the TRAINING PAGE.
Athletes and parents should also be sure to request to be added to the team FACEBOOK GROUP.
New and returning athletes and parents should review the TEAM HANDBOOK for information about selecting appropriate training shoes as well as the list of required practice items.
July 26, 2019
Cougar Harriers Rack up Miles, Memories at Annual Humboldt State Running Camp
30 Campolindo veteran cross country teammates joined runners from across the country for a week-long adventure amidst the redwoods at the 2019 Humboldt State Distance Running Camp. Highlights included afternoon runs at Clam Beach, Patrick's Point and on the Tall Trees Trail. Hoka sponsored Phillip Reid headlined a host of high school, collegiate and elite coach and athlete speakers.
Many of the attendees logged as much as 60 miles of training as they continued their summer progression in preparation for the 2019 fall cross country season.
November 24, 2018
Both Squads Land Podium Spots at CIF Championships; Buckley Finishes 8th
The varsity boys' and girls' cross country squads put a tumultuous week of canceled practices and races behind them in a big way at Saturday's CIF State Championships. Neither team was picked in the pre-meet rankings to place on the podium, yet inside the tent is where they each ended up after miraculous efforts on the Woodward Park 5k course.
November 20, 2018
Boys Upset Favorites at Section Meet; Poor Air Quality Suspends Girls' Race
After more than a week of unhealthy air quality resulting from the horrific wildfire that ravaged northern California, the North Coast Section delayed its championships in the hopes that conditions would improve and eventually allow outdoor athletic activities to resume. The annual NCS meet, originally scheduled for Saturday, November 17, was finally held on Tuesday, November 20, the last possible date allowed by the California Interscholastic Federation.
November 3, 2018
Varsity Girls Outrun Mats to Complete Perfect League Meet; Roberts Saves JV
In the final event of the 2018 Diablo Athletic League championships, Paloma Hancock (20) led her squad through unseasonably warm conditions on the Hidden Valley Park 3-mile course. Among the 13-team field was Miramonte, a familiar opponent. Running its complete lineup for the 1st time all season against the defending champion Cougars, the Matadors looked committed to finally knocking off their cross-town rivals.
October 24, 2018
JV Boys' Avenge Early-Season Setback; Cougars Sweep Final DAL Center Meet
Taking the top 6 individual finishing places, the junior varsity boys' squad rebounded from its early season loss to Acalanes with a dominating sweep of league opponents at Wednesday's DAL Center Meet at Newhall Park. In fact, all 6 Campolindo teams managed to finish the season with an undefeated afternoon.
October 20, 2018
Rookies Dominate HVP Orienteering Race
While veterans may have entered Saturday's Orienteering Championships with the experience to take advantage of the secret trails of Hidden Valley Park, rookie athletes used their enthusiasm to take the overall titles in both the girls' and boys' competition.
Purchasing Team Gear: Our 1st order window, from July 17 through July 30, has closed. If you purchased team apparel during the 1st window, you should receive it prior to our 1st competition of the fall season.
We will re-open the team store from August 13 through August 20. This 2nd window will be the final opportunity to order apparel for the 2019 fall season.