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8/22/19- Schedule for the Viking Opener Sept. 14th at Spring Lake in Santa Rosa:

2019 Schedule (please note schedule is adjusted from previous years):


  • 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Course open for walking
  • 8:20 Coach Meeting
  • 8:35 Frosh Boys (5 max)
  • 9:00 Soph Boys (5 max)  
  • 9:20 Frosh/Soph Girls (5 max)
  • 9:40 Alumni/Coaches Race (unlimited)
  • 10:05 Junior Boys (5 max)
  • 10:35 Junior/Senior Girls (5 max)
  • 10:55 Open Girls (unlimited - must fill grade levels first)
  • 11:20 Senior Boys (5 max)
  • 11:45 Open Boys (unlimited - must fill grade levels first)
  • 12:20 Team Awards Presentation
  • 12:45 Pack up and have a fantastic 2019 XC season! 
We'll meet for pizza and a little team celebration before heading home. Details on this are forthcoming!
8/20/19- Schedules announced for Bill Springhorn Invitational in Redding and Monte Vista
5:30am- cars collect athletes and leave from FHS front loop
9am- arrive at Shasta College 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA, check in, warmups
10:30am- Varsity Boys 3.0 miles
10:55am- Varsity Girls 3.0 miles
11:25am- JV Boys 2.0 miles
11:45am- JV Girls 2.0 miles
12:10pm- Rising Stars (Freshman) Boys 2.0 miles
We'll do awards and wrap things up then head to Water Works Park for lunch and slides. Athletes? Parents can bring money to buy lunch or brown bag it. The park is about a five minute drive from the course at 151 N. Boulder Drive, Redding.
Monte Vista:
Jr. Boys- 4pm
Jr. Girls- 4:25pm
Soph Boys- 4:50pm
Soph Girls- 5:15pm
Sr. Boys- 5:45pm
Sr. Girls- 6:10pm
Freshman Boys- 6:35pm
Freshman Girls- 7pm
Please plan to be at Oak Hill Park in Danville at least one hour before your start time to receive your bib and warm up. Team will be dismissed from school at 2:15pm. If you are a later race and want to finish you school day that is fine. I do hope that ALL athletes will stay for as MUCH of the meet as possible to support their teammates.
8/4/19- Training this week 9am-10:30am:
Monday- Baseball Fields by playground at Patelco Park off round-about of Valley Ave. 7001 Pleasanton Ave.
Wednesdays- The Preserve- meet in the parking lot at The Preserve Staging Area Trailhead- 6045 Laurel Creek Dr., Pleasanton ***THIS IS A CHANGE***  
Fridays- Senior lot of FHS
Monday- Baseball Fields by playground at Patelco Park off round-about of Valley Ave. 7001 Pleasanton Ave.
Wednesdays- BMX Bike Park 3320 Stanley Blvd., Pleasanton. We'll run into Shadow Cliffs as warmups, do dynamics then work out. Pick up will be 10:45am from the BMX Park 
Fridays- Senior lot of FHS
7/25/19- JUST ADDED- FHS XC will be running in the Bill Springhorn Classic at Shasta College, Redding, California on Friday August 30th. Water slides to follow- team bonding!!!  
6/20/2019- For optional Summer Training we'll be meeting at 9am- 10:30am on the following days, in the following places:
Mondays- Baseball Fields by playground at Patelco Park off round-about of Valley Ave. 
Wednesdays- Golden Eagle entrance of the Pleasanton Ridge
Fridays- Senior lot of FHS
5/15/19- Hi there, Falcons!!! Just want to make sure that you all are planning to start training in the summer on Wednesday June 19th. We'll meet at FHS 9am by the band rooms, bordering the Senior Lot. Summer Training is OPTIONAL, but it's a great way to get to know your team and start the season off RIGHT!!! This is going to be a FABULOUS season and I look forward to seeing you all!!!
8/30/18-  Our first Pasta Feed!!! It will be Monday 6pm Sept. 3rd at Sam & Will Symons' house prior to our first meet at Monte Vista Sept. 4th. Watch the Remind App for more info. Thank you to our team captains: Kate, Sam M., Shrey, and Sam. S. for their hard work in putting this together! Awesome sauce, guys!!!
8/25/18- Team Pictures have been scheduled for Tuesday, October 2nd at the park behind the baseball fields. Athletes should come in uniform, looking their prettiest. We will not hold practice that day, but athletes should plan on running 4-6 miles at 75% of race pace on their own. Watch for order envelopes to come home as we get closer to the date. 
8/25/18- BANQUET DATE CHANGE- due to a conflict our end of season banquet/awards night has been changed. The NEW date is Wednesday, November 7th from 7-8:30pm in the small gym. 
8/15/18- I have uploaded the Athletes Handbook and 2018 Survey to the Athletes Page of this site. Please review the Handbook. You and your parent need to sign the last page and return it to Coach Erika by Monday August 20th. Likewise, please complete the Survey and return to Coach Erika by August 20th. It will help me learn a bit more about you and, hopefully, be that much better of a coach to you.