Heidi Harmer
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Cross country running, Queen Mary's first extra-curricular athletic, begins this week! Students in Kindergarten and Grade 1 through Grade 7 are welcome to join!

Practices will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays at 8:00 am and Thursday at 12:15 pm.

*** Please note there will be no practice this Friday, September 23 because the entire school will be participating in the Terry Fox Run! ***

Mini meets will be held on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, September 28 at Camosun Park (Queen Elizabeth Elementary)
  • Monday, October 3 at Jericho Park West, hosted by Queen Mary!
  • Tuesday, October 11 at Vanier Park

All meets will start at 3:30 pm and end at 4:45 pm. For the meets held at Camosun Park and Jericho Park West, Queen Mary students will walk together leaving school at approximately 3:00 pm. For the meet held at Vanier Park, Queen Mary students will arrange for rides closer to the date.

The District Final meet will be held on:

  • Thursday, October 20 at Trout Lake Park from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Again, Queen Mary students will arrange for rides closer to the date.

More information and permission forms will be distributed to students at the Tuesday and Wednesday practices this week. If needed, extra copies will be available at the school office. The deadline for joining the Cross Country Running team is Wednesday, September 28 - all permission forms must be submitted by this date. Please contact Mr. Atkinson at [email protected] with any questions.