The defending state champions will once again offer a robust summer program for both new and returning athletes in 2022. Monday through Saturday workout sessions conducted by Campolindo's legendary coaching staff will meet at various locations throughout the region.
Highlights of the summer schedule include the Dipsea Trail Run and Stinson Beach Trip, the Point Reyes Trail Run, and 2 Time Trial events on the historic Hidden Valley Park cross country course.
The cross country summer program will officially run from June 20 through August 6, though 2 weeks of informal sessions will begin on June 6.
This program will meet Monday through Saturday at 8:00am for distance running sessions tailored for both new and returning athletes. These morning sessions will include core strength exercises, calisthenics, form drills, and various types of running (recovery runs, distance runs, tempo runs, intervals) open to all levels of ability.
There will also be 3 sessions offered for veteran athletes on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 5:00pm. These afternoon sessions will include weight lifting and plyometrics.
Incoming freshmen as well as veterans of the team are encouraged to participate in this program, which is intended to gradually develop fitness and foster athlete connections and confidence in advance of the 2022 fall cross country season.
November 27, 2021 Cougars Claim 7th State Title: Girls Top D3 Podium while Boys Finish 5th Overall
Capping what seemed like the longest of seasons following nearly a year-and-a-half of Covid-suspended high school athletics, the Campolindo varsity cross country squads each climbed the podium for a 3rd time in 3 consecutive attempts at the 2021 California state championships on the historic Woodward Park course in Fresno.
November 20, 2021 Boys Narrow Scoring Spread to Win NCS; Lieben's PR Keeps Girls on Pace for Title
Angeni Lieben (22), the only senior on the squad, turned in the greatest performance of their high school career to help the varsity girls' team win its 18th championship at Saturday's North Coast Section meet at Hayward High School on Saturday. The victory is the 8th straight NCS title for Campolindo in division 3.
November 13, 2021 Varsity Visits Hayward Course; Harriers Devour Tasty Burritos Following Workout
In preparation for the upcoming North Coast Section championships, the Campolindo post-season squads traveled south to Hayward High School for another mystery fartlek workout. After reviewing the looping course and executing various pace changes over the duration of the 50-minute run, athletes and coaches made the traditional stop in Montclair for post-practice burritos.
November 6, 2021 Boys Sweep League; JV Girls Rise to Win as Cougars Dominate DAL Championships
With Camille Yabu (23) returning to form and Bryn Hober (23) providing another low stick, the junior varsity girls' squad outran the Matadors to claim the DAL Championships team victory on Saturday at Hidden Valley Park. The Cougars had suffered regular season losses to Miramonte at both of the preceding center meets, but managed to put all their scoring pieces together in order to forge a tie for the overall league title.
October 30, 2021 Sassy Ducks Don't Deter Fartlek Workout
Campolindo traveled to Concord's Newhall Park for its annual "mystery" fartlek workout on the Saturday, October 30, preceding the Diablo Athletic League Championships. Athletes practiced responding to pace changes on the gravel trails while avoiding other park users, including a feisty flock of swans and ducks.
October 27, 2021 Buckley Breaks Stadium Record; Invite Offers Final Regular Season Tune-up
Wednesday's Mid-Season Mania 3200m Invitational provided a final test of fitness for the Cougars, along with athletes from 13 different visiting teams, in advance of post-season competition, which begins on November 6.
As part of our committment to educate and empower student-athletes to create positive change on matters of race and equality, we engage in instructional activities developed by Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality. Featured topics include identity, privilege, and racism.
Cougar Cross Country stands in solidarity with BLM against racial injustice. We are committed to equity work on our campus and in our community. Our athletes and coaches are actively engaged in these efforts both through regular team discussions, presentations and service projects, and in collaboration with Positive Coaching Alliance educational workshops and the campus-wide Diversity & Inclusion project.
Do you enjoy the majestic landscape of the East Bay? We do. We are grateful for the opportunity to live and train in this region, rich in both cultural heritage and natural beauty. We encourage participants and their families to consider a contribution to the Sogorea Te Land Trust as a gesture of gratitude for the privilege to use this land and respect for its indigenous inhabitants.
Purchasing Team Gear: The final window for ordering team apparel for the 2021 fall season has closed. Athletes who wish to purchase team singlets ($43), shorts ($20), tees ($30), and sweat pants ($36), must buy them directly from Coach Chuck in room E12 before school or at brunch.
XCStats.com: This is our database for collecting athlete training and competition data as well as our tool for communicating to athletes and parents. All athletes must set up an XCStats.com account in order to participate in Campolindo cross country.
Facebook Group: The official team Facebook group is where you will find frequent announcements, notes about competition logistics, meeting times, helpful links to current articles and more. It is also a useful forum for asking questions!
HSU Distance Running Camp: This legendary week-long summer workshop is hosted on the Humboldt State University campus and provides an opportunity for athletes to learn from some of the top coaches and elite athletes in the sport today, all while enjoying the most spectacularly beautiful running trails in the world.