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Cross Country

Woodside Cross Country 2024

CROSS COUNTRY (XC) Summer running began on Monday, June 10th at the Van Hoozen Park.  From 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM, Monday – Thursday, ALL students in grades 6th, 7th, and 8th are eligible to participate.  It’s not too late to join our runners if you haven’t already. 

  • Thursday, July 25th is the LAST DAY of Summer Running
  • First Mandatory Practice:  Wednesday, August 7th from 2:45 – 4:15 PM
  • Physicals must be uploaded to Wednesday, August 7th.

Cross Country Schedule 2024

First Day of Official Practice is on Wednesday, August 7th from 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Practice will continue to run:
Monday-Thursday 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

NO Friday practices.  Get rest for the weekend’s event(s). 

Trishi Groholski & Jake Dunn
  Note: Cross Country is a Co-Ed sport and therefore both coaches will oversee the boys and girls team. 


The main form of communication will be Email. Coach Dunn or Coach Groholski will  send periodic reminders via email. 

Jake Dunn:
Trish Groholski:

Basic Info:
Cross Country is open to all 6th, 7th and 8th Graders at Woodside
(One of the few sports in which 6th graders can participate)

Transportation Fee:  $30.00 each athlete

Practice is every school day except Fridays at Woodside.
Drop off and Pickup will be at DOOR #14 at Woodside Middle school.

During practice we will run from 2 to 5 miles depending on ability level with the goal of all participants being able to run 2 miles without walking by the end of the season.

Races are a 3K or 1.86 miles.

Summer Running:

  • Thursday, July 25th is the LAST DAY of Summer Running

We will have meets this season with some falling on Weekdays and others on Weekends. The schedule is updated and will most likely not change. If we do have a change I will be sure to update everyone on my email list. Please email me using the email above so I can make sure you are on the list. 

IMPORTANT: Not all athletes will compete in every meet. Some meets will be for varsity runners only. However, the majority of meets with have both a varsity and a JV race.

Physical Forms
All participants must have a Physical Form completed BEFORE they can participate in the first official practice.  

Questions? Please feel free to contact Jake Dunn and Trish Groholski.

Cross Country Schedule 2024