2017 Issaquah Cross Country Information

First Week (August 21-25) Meet in the Auxiliary Gym at 9am. Practice ends at 11am.

Second Week (August 28-September 1) Practice is from 3-5pm.

There is no required practice on Monday, September 4th (Labor Day)

Once school starts practice is in the afternoon. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday we meet in the Auxiliary Gym at 3:30. Practice ends at 5:30. Wednesday practice is from 4:15-5:45pm unless we have a meet.

Eligibility

In order to turn out you must have all forms (also see doctor physical requirement), fees and online registration completed and turned in to the Activities Office before August 21st. Forms will not be accepted on Monday, August 21st.  Please see the complete registration information on the high school website.  July 17th the online registration begins. From August 9-18 the bookkeeper and athletic secretary will accept all forms and payment that are required for the in-person part of the registration process.

Once you have completed this process, you will be given a receipt that should be turned in to the coaches on the first day of practice. This shows us that you are eligible to practice.

Ten practices are required by the state before you are eligible to compete in a race.

We cannot give you permission to miss our practice because you have another practice. You are expected to attend and participate every day unless you are ill or injured.

Please come to practice on time every day and ready to run in good quality running shoes and comfortable running clothes.

We are looking forward to a fun and exciting year that lies ahead.  Be ready to work hard, get to know your teammates, make new friends, improve your running times and be a part of a great sport!

NEW School Record in the Decathlon!

Congratulations to Joe Nelson, as he has set a NEW school record in the decathlon by 178 points at the State Multi-Event Championships at Lake Steven’s HS!  The previous mark was set in 2015 by Ray Littles.  Here are Joe’s marks:

100m: 11.60

400m: 51.96

1500m: 5:09.43

110m Hurdles (post high school height): 18.36

Shot Put (post high school size – 16lb): 29’7

Discus (post high school size – 2kg): 87’5

Javelin: 114’7

High Jump: 6’2

Long Jump: 21’5

Pole Vault: 8’10

Stop Action Photography State Freebies

@StopActionPhoto, Issaquah team sports photographer, is offering FREE Stop Action’s State Track & Field pics to athletes and parents to download! 

Visit Stop Action’s State Track & Field pics. If you find a photo you want, just right click on the photo, or click on the down arrow at the bottom of a photo. Enter password: freebies. You should only have to do this once.

These photos are inclusive of State participants 2A – 4A. Please share with other athletes and parents.

 

What a Meet! Boys are 5th in State & Girls finish 4th!

Many meet records were set this past weekend, and although Issaquah didn’t capture one (although the girls 4×200 did break the past meet record along with Union and Tahoma) , the team had some individuals PR’s, as well as School Records.

Friday/Saturday recap:

Joe – cleared 6’3 in the High Jump for 6th place

Joey  – 155’3 for 4th place in the discus

Siarfo – 7th place finish in the Long Jump with a leap of 17’9 3/4

Luke – placed 10th in the 800 prelims

Sami – took 4th place in the 800m 2:13.39

Elise – placed 3rd in the 400 56.90

Mackenzie – placed 7th in the 400 59.96

Nikki – took 4th in the 200 with a PR of 24.45 and breaking the SCHOOL RECORD by .09

Siarfo – 5th place finish in the 100H 14.94 after setting a PR in the prelims 14.76

Nikki – set a NEW SCHOOL RECORD in the 100H prelims 14.25

4×200 team of Siarfo, Mackenzie, Elise and Nikki bettered the SCHOOL RECORD with a 3rd place finish of 1:38.93

4×400 team of Mackenzie, Katie, Sami and Elise finished 3rd with a time of 3:43.70

4×400 boys team of Spencer, Garrett, Luke and Joe finished 4th with a time of 3:26.3

Joe – placed 4th in the Long Jump with a PR of 22’9

Nikki – placed 6th in the High Jump at 5’2

Kenna – took home 9th place in the 3200 in a time of 11:23.5

Full meet results: State Results

Fantastic job to both teams!  Thank you to the alternates, friends and families that came out and supported the team.  Please make sure to wash and turn in your uniforms Tuesday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1 – State meet results

With the closing of day 1 in the books, both the boys and the girls team performed very well.

Nikki and Siarfo both qualified in the 100mH, setting personal records as well as a school record for Nikki.  Nikki broke the previous record (14.38) that she set in 2016, with a personal best of 14.25.  Siarfo set a personal best 14.76.  Her previous best was 15.04

The 4×200 team of Siarfo, Mackenzie, Elise and Nikki qualified for the finals set for Saturday morning.  They are the #2 seed heading into finals behind Union.

The 4×400 team of Mackenzie, Katie, Sami and Elise qualified as well and are the #2 seed advancing to finals behind Union.

In the 1600m, Sami placed 6th with a  time of 5:03.63

Luke placed 5th in the 1600m with a time of 4:17.47

The 4×400 team of Spencer, Garrett, Luke and Joe captured the final qualifying spot with another opportunity to improve their season best time, 3:26.55.

Joey Jensen took 8th place in the boys Shot Put with a PR of 50’4.75!  This is a 2ft PR for Joey! He finally got over the 50′ barrier!

Joe Nelson placed 5th in the Triple Jump with a PR of 44’10.75  A little over 9″ for Joe!

Congratulations to everyone that competed today and good luck tomorrow!

Day 1 results Day 1

Don’t forget the Awards banquet tonight. You have a chance for free Brooks PR invite tickets

Tracy has free tickets and will bring them to the Awards banquet.

It’s that time of year! Track season is in full swing, and golden tickets have been sent to the nation’s top high school track athletes. Brooks will host the annual PR Invite on June 17th at Shoreline Stadium in Seattle!   The first event will kick-off at 1:30 p.m. PST on the 17th.

The meet will have a DJ, food trucks, and t-shirts and swag for the first 1,000 attendees.  If you missed last year’s PR Invite, check out the highlights here.

 

 

State State State – Meet info

Congratulations to the boys and girls that qualified to the penultimate event of their high school careers. It is a significant accomplishment since qualifying meant that they had to be finish in the top two in the finals of the district meet or achieve a qualifying standard for their event.

If you are curious about who’s running check out:

4A Boys State Heat Sheet

4A Girls State Heat Sheet

Event: 2017 2A, 3A, 4ATrack & Field State Championships
Location: Mount Tahoma High School, Tacoma
Dates: March 25 -27, 2017
2017 2A, 3A, 4A Track and Field Schedule
Date Meet Start Time
5/25/2017 3:00 PM Field
3:30 PM Track
5/26/2017 9:00 AM Field
11:00 AM Track
5/27/2017 9:30 AM Field
10:30 AM Track
Athletes:

Thursday: Athletes will be excused from class at 12:30 PM. Bus will leave from the high school at 12:45 PM

Friday: Athletes will be excused from school for the day. Bus leaves from the high school at 7:45 AM.

Saturday: The bus leaves from the high school at 7:45 AM.

Athletes will be provided meal stipend, but if they feel they will need more they should bring some.  Food sources are sort of limited at the meet with concession stand type foods.

Fans:

Live Results
Watch it streamed live  (You may want to read about “How to watch it live“)

Come down and cheer these athletes on, but know before you go:

For detailed Meet Info

FACILITY INFORMATION
Mount Tahoma High School
4634 S 74th St, Tacoma, WA 98409

SPECTATOR PARKING
All spectators are allowed to park in the parking lots surrounding the school and the grass parking lot off of Verde Street (this is the street on the visitor’s side [eastside] of the stadium). Please look for event parking signage. The WIAA is not responsible for vandalism or break-in to automobiles. Please leave no items of value in your car, i.e. wallets, purses, cameras,radios, etc.

TICKET PRICES
Credit Cards will not be accepted

Thursday half day (Adult/Student/Senior): $6 / 5 / 5
Friday/Saturday: $10 / 8 / 8
All Tournament: $19 / 15 / 15

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