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Team Policies

Joining the cross country team at Watchung Hills is a great opportunity, but also a big responsibility.  

When you join our team, you become a visible representative of our school and our community.  People are going to judge the entire Watchung Hills community based on your behavior.

So take advantage of this opportunity!  When spectators watch you race and give your all through the finish line, and then show great sportsmanship by thanking and congratulating your competitors, they will think, "That's a Watchung Hills kid.  Great school, and a great cross country program."

Always bear in mind the responsibility you have as a member of this cross country team to represent Watchung Hills in a positive manner.


Our priorities:

1) The health and safety of all of our athletes.

2) A fun, positive, enjoyable experience for everyone.

3) Sportsmanship and character.

4) Helping you reach your athletic goals.


Attendance:  Athletes are only permitted 12 absences over the season.  Athletes who miss more than 12 practices and meets will not be eligible for a varsity letter or participation certificate at the end of the season.


How to earn a varsity letter:  

  1. Run varsity at a championship event (Counties, Conferences, Sectionals, Groups, MOCs).  Only the top 7 run these events.

  2. 5K Time:  18:00 for boys, 22:00 for girls.

  3. Returning seniors