We run in the woods!  Cross Country programs consist of long distance running; 3K at the middle school level.  Runners compete and train on a variety of terrains; trails, road, field and track and sometimes lots of mud!  Training consist of endurance running, speed drills, form drills, core strengthening, stretching, race strategy, nutrition, and mental awareness.

Training begins in August.  Weekly running programs and team workouts will be available to prepare athletes for middle school aged competition.


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Fit180 XC (6th – 8th Grade)

Open to:  Middle School-aged athletes who attend schools that do not offer cross-country programs, as well as Homeschoolers
Competing in meets against area schools


Program Dates / Information

OptionsDatesDaysPractice TimeLocationCost 
Pre-XC ConditioningAug. 14 - 24M, W, Th7:00 - 8:30 PMCommunity House Middle$80Register Now
Cross-CountryAug. 30 - Oct. 21M, W, Th4:30 - 6:00 PMCommunity House Middle$159Register Now
BOTH ProgramsAug. 14 - Oct 21M, W, Th(See above)$219Register Now

Meet Schedule

DateMeet NameLocation 
Aug 19Meyers Park 2 mileMeyers Park HSCharlotte, NC
Aug. 26Metrolina Christian MS Meet Metrolina ChristianIndian Trail, NC
Sep 6Cuthbertson InvitationalCuthbertson Middle SchoolWaxhaw, NC
Sep 13Weddington MS InvitationalWeddington MSWeddington, NC
Sep 19Union County Cross Country Championships
Metrolina Christian
Monroe, NC
Sep 237th Annual Hare & Hounds Inv. (at McAlpine)McAlpine Greenway ParkCharlotte, NC
Oct 4Weddington MS Invitational IIWeddington MSWeddington, NC
Oct 147th Annual NC XC ChampionshipCuthbertson, MSWaxhaw, NC
October 21Big South 5KBlakeneyCharlotte, NC

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.  I look forward to a successful Cross-Country season!

Coach Lisa

Your Coaches

Coach Lisa Sluiter Certified RRCA, AFPA, AFAA

Coach Lisa Sluiter Certified RRCA, AFPA, AFAA

Assistant Coach Steve Hall Certified USAT Triathlon Level One Coach