Flyers warming up at Wilmington Beach Blast 2021
Flyers Warming up at the Wilmington Beach Blast 2021
Cross Country Season 2021 in underway. We are very excited for what this season may bring. The AAU District Meet is in Gastonia , NC on November 13 all runners who compete at District Meet qualify for Nationals. The AAU Junior Olympic Cross Country National Championship will be run in McAlpine Park in Charlotte on December 4 and we hope to represent the Cape Fear Region well by having a good number of our athletes travel to compete in this event.
The registration fee of $80 covers a t-shirt for your athlete, coaching, equipment, facilities, and other overhead the club carries. There will be a registration fee for meets usually about $10 per athlete. Athletes competing with the club at the AAU championship meet will have to pay for their membership to the governing body, $14, as well as the fees for the meets themselves.
Practices are Monday and Wednesday 5:30-7:00pm at picnic Shelter #2 in Veterans Park behind Anderson Elementary School.
Coach Barbara running at the 2020 AAU XC Nationals
As track and field season draws to a close we look forward to the upcoming cross country season. We are proud to announce that Barbara Bass will be the head coach for our cross country season. Coach Barbara is a USATF Level One Certified coach. She ran cross country and track in high school and during her time at Georgia Tech. After college she ran professionally for Adidas. Coach Barbara has been coaching with the Flyers since the 2019 Cross Country Season, last year she competed with the team at the 2020 AAU XC Nationals where she finished third in her age group in the Open/Masters 5k and she ran for Gold in the Masters 800m at the James Carter Invitational in May. When not running, Coach Barbara is a mother of four and local relator.
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