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Winter Track Conditioning Beginning

Winter Conditioning for Track season will begin on Monday 1/6! We will meet from 3:00 to about 4:45 M-F after school each week leading up to the start of the Track season on Monday 3/2. With the start of a new training cycle and a new year, come with a new resolve to be consistent [...]

By |2020-01-04T16:00:49-06:00January 4th, 2020|General News|0 Comments

2020 BASE CAMP

Registration is now active for Base Camp in  2020 which will be held on July 17-19 at Bridge 23 Running Camp in Norwalk, Iowa. Rates will go up on Jan. 1 and again on April 1 so sign up early to save yourself some money. More information and the link to register can be found at [...]

By |2019-12-06T10:11:58-06:00December 6th, 2019|General News|0 Comments

2019 Fall XC Banquet Info

All XC runners and their families are invited to come celebrate the accomplishments of this season. The banquet will be held this Wed. (11.20) in the SMW cafeteria from 6-9pm. As usual this will be a potluck dinner. Please bring the following: Main dish:    ALL Side:               Last names A-K Dessert:         Last [...]

By |2019-11-18T11:52:08-06:00November 18th, 2019|General News|0 Comments

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 |2019-11-01T14:14:12-05:00November 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 |2019-10-15T22:24:46-05:00October 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 |2019-10-15T20:17:51-05:00October 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 |2019-10-01T14:13:11-05:00October 1st, 2019|General News|0 Comments