GrassRoots Athletics CROSS COUNTRY
The sport of cross country is an endurance event and is contested as a team and individual sport. Contestants run on trails, grass, dirt and road to for a variety of distances ranging from 2000 to 5000 meters which is dependent on age. Cross country is scored by taking the first five places of the teams first five athletes and tallying up their places. The team with the lowest score wins; for example if team “A” finished 1st, 5th, 6th, 19th, 20th 51and team “B” finished 2nd, 9th, 10th, 15th, 22nd team “A” would win due to the lower score of A- 51 and B- 58.
EXPERIENCED. INTUITIVE. PASSIONATE. NURTURING.
GrassRoots Athletics fosters positive experiences and awareness to take your athleticism to the next level. Our Professional Coaches provide the tools and confidence to be successful on and off the field. We periodize age and skilled based training programs to properly develop the athlete in you!
My son loves running with Grassroots Athletics! The high quality of coaching along with a supportive team atmosphere makes this the perfect team for kids. The coaches are able to work with athletes of all levels from novice to experienced. It is a good mix of competition with fun.
The coaches at GrassRoots Athletics are excellent! They are welcoming, knowledgeable, flexible, and supportive. They are capable of working with youth of all ages and abilities. In just 6 months our son has improved greatly in his form, strength, and endurance. It is a wonderful team to be a part of!
The Grassroots Staff is the most patient and compassionate group of coaches I have ever experienced. They foster a supportive environment, where all members of the team encourage and motivate one another. They have provided a truly rewarding experience for my daughter.