Girls & Boys Cross Country - Humboldt Community School District

Girls & Boys Cross Country


girls ccWildcat 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 boys and girls compete
in a 5K (3.1 mile) race.
The Varsity team consists of seven runners (five who score and two tie breakers) who compete for a team title.  The junior varsity competition allows unlimited entries from each school.

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
Boys-3A District Champions-
1994; 1995; 2004; 2015

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; 2014-10th; 2015-8th


Girls North Central Conference Champs: 1987, 1990, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015.  In 2015, the Humboldt Girls CC team won its sixth NCC title in seven years.  They have placed first or second in the conference 17 times in the 38 year history of the North Central Conference.  While racing at 4K (2.48 miles) from 2002 to 2014, the girls run of successes included 8 first or second place conference finishes in 13 years. The girls racing distance changed to 5K for the 2015 season.
2A Girls Regional Champion-2010
3A Girls Regional Champion-2013
3A Girls Regional Champion-2015


Schedule of Events:
See Activities Calendar

Prerequisites to Participation:
Preseason running is recommended

Contact Person:
Dean Clasen

Dates of Participation:
August 2016 to November 2016

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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