Girls & Boys Cross Country - Humboldt Community School District

Girls & Boys Cross Country


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Wildcat Cross Country Coaches:
Head Coach:  Dean Clasen
Assistant Coach:  Rhonda VanPelt
MS Cross Country Coach: Dave Orr
Cross country provides competitive opportunities for distance runners.
Middle school participants
compete in a 2 mile race.
Junior varsity and varsity girls compete
in a 4K (2.48 mile) race.
Junior varsity and varsity boys

compete in a 5K (3.1 mile) race.

boys ccPrevious Successes:

Boys Team State Qualifiers and Finishes:

2004-10th; 1995-2nd; 1994-1st; 1993-5th; 1987-12th
Boys North Central Conference Champs: 1993, 1994, 1995

Girls Team State Qualifiers and Finishes:
2010-5th; 2009-8th; 2008-10th; 2007-13th; 1994-4th; 1993-11th; 1992-16th; 1990-13th; 1989-14th; 1988-6th; 1987-8th; 1986-15th; 2013-7th


Girls North Central Conference Champs: 1987, 1990, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013.  In 2013, the Humboldt Girls CC team won their fourth NCC title in five years.  They have placed first or second in the conference 15 times in the 36 year history of the North Central Conference.  Since the girls racing distance was lengthened to 4k twelve years ago in 2002, their run of success has included seven first or second place conference finishes.
2A Girls Regional Champion-2010
3A Girls Regional Champion-2013


Schedule of Events:
See Activities Calendar

Prerequisites to Participation:
Preseason running is recommended

Contact Person:
Dean Clasen

Dates of Participation:
August 2015 to November 2015

The Humboldt Cross Country team is a co-ed program.  The boys and girls train together, offering a wider range of competitive opportunities in practice.

There are no "bench warmers" in Cross Country.  Whether big or small, short or tall, all members of the team will have the opportunity to compete in either the varsity or the JV section of each regular season meet.  Training takes place on the school campus, throughout town, on the trails and in parks to complete over distance runs and participate in the running games that may be conducted for practice.  Runners need to be self-motivated and disciplined as they will not always be within sight of the coaches.  Cross Country helps each participant realize success and raise their level of confidence as they learn to push themselves to run farther, faster, and longer than they thought possible.




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