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NXR Dinner

VRC is hosting a team dinner on Saturday 11/9 for any runners and their family members who are traveling to Sioux Falls for the NXR meet. Athletes eat free, but everyone else needs to purchase a ticket for this catered meal by Sunday, 11/3 so that we know how much food to order. After that [...]

By |2019-11-01T14:14:12-06:00November 1st, 2019|General News|0 Comments

Course Notes: Week 19

I was stationed at the finish line at our home meet last weekend so I didn't see a lot of the races but I did witness a lot of Vikings with some strong kicks as they crossed the finish line. The attitude and effort I saw there is exactly what we need to apply to [...]

By |2019-10-15T22:24:46-06:00October 15th, 2019|General News|0 Comments

NXR Registration Deadline

Any runners planning on racing at the NXR meet in Sioux Falls, SD on Sunday 11/10 need to turn in their registration money ($35 cash or check to VRC) by this Friday, 11/18 to Coach Onnen. Much more info. about the meet at: https://valkyrierunning.com/event/nike-cross-regionals-nxr-heartland/  

By |2019-10-15T20:17:51-06:00October 15th, 2019|General News|0 Comments

Course Notes: Week 17

The JV and Varsity teams both came out of the Rim Rock Classic with some nice performances last weekend. We've continued to progress as a team each week this season despite some of the challenges we've faced. For more on that and what lies ahead, read the attached Course Notes for Week 17: 9.30-10.6-Week17 Meet [...]

By |2019-10-01T14:13:11-06:00October 1st, 2019|General News|0 Comments

2019 Baldwin Invitational Results

Most of the team that missed a race last week due to the rainout in DeSoto was back in action in Baldwin and judging from results, didn't miss a beat. The team racked up 5 new individual course records and 12 new PR's! Complete results for the team can be found on the attachment below: [...]

By |2019-09-22T14:54:11-06:00September 22nd, 2019|Meet Results|0 Comments

Course Notes: Week 15

Reflections on how far we've come, where we are and where we're headed on this week's course notes along with announcements for the week. Also, see below the schedule/assignments for the remaining team dinners on the calendar. "If you don't pay attention to where you're going, you'll end up getting there." 9.17-9.23-Week15 Team Dinner Schedule [...]

By |2019-09-18T10:39:58-06:00September 18th, 2019|General News|0 Comments