A Tradition of Excellence
1981 STATE CHAMPIONS
1982 STATE CHAMPIONS
1983 10th Place State
1984 4th Place State
1985 13th Place State
1990 4th Place State
1991 STATE CHAMPIONS
1992 State Runners-Up
1993 6th Place State
2002 State Runners-Up
2003 4th Place State
2004 STATE CHAMPIONS
2005 5th Place State
2006 State Runners-Up
2007 3rd Place State
2008 4th Place State
2009 14th Place State
2016 3rd Place State
Wednesday: Warm up & 35 Minute Recovery Run - No Sets.
Thursday: Warm up & 20 Minutes of 7's & 3's. No Sets.
Friday: Warm up, One 400 at Pace, 10 Minute Cool Down. No Sets.
Saturday: Rest. Not Sets.
Sunday: Warm up, Stretch, Accels & Plyos. No Sets.
Thank you and enjoy your long weekend. No Sets.
Anyone is eligible to run in the Nike Heartland Regional Meet on Sunday, November 13, 2016. Here is a link to the meet information.
Wednesday, 10/26/16 Gale Woods Farm
7210 Country road 110 West
Minnestrista Mn 55364
3:45 Boys 5K
4:15 Girls 5K
Basset Creek Park 6001 32nd Ave N Crystal, MN 55422
4:00 Freshman and under Boys (5K)
4:20 Sophomore and under Girls (5K)
4:55 Sophomore Boys (5K)
5:15 Junior and Senior Boys (5K)
5:35 Junior and Senior Girls (5K)
Thursday: Warm up, leg swings, plyos, 20 Minutes of 7s & 3s and stretch.
Friday: Warm up, leg swings, plyos, 4 Downhills-50 Meters long, 20 Minute Run and stretch.
Sunday: Warm up, leg swings, plyos
Central Park, 8400 Regent Ave N, Brooklyn Park
3:30 Girls Junior Varsity – 5K
4:05 Boys Junior Varsity – 5K
4:35 Girls Varsity – 5K (10 Runners)
5:05 Boys Varsity – 5K (10 Runners)
Awards & Results Program to follow
Friday, 10/14/16 at Galewoods Farm
Varsity Girls 5K: 3:40 PM (12 Runners)
JV Girls 5K: 4:40 PM
Awards: 5:55 PM
Due to a wedding at Galewoods, the parking situation will be a little different this year. As soon as the main lot fills up, security will begin directing spectators to park at the Recreation Area south of County Rd 110. For your safety, please access Galewoods farm via the Dakota Trail. DO NOT walk up the driveway due to car traffic. .
Make sure you bring your order form and entire uniform. We will wear our warm ups if the weather is cool.
Students are dismissed from class at 1:15, the buss departs at 1:30.
3:00 Girls JV: 5K (15 Runners)
4:15 Girls Varsity 5K (7 Runners)
5:15 Girls JV C 5K (unlimited)
Race Date: Thursday, September 28, 2016
4:00pm 7 & 8th Junior High Boys (3200 Meters)
4:10pm 7& 8th Junior High Girls (3200 Meters)
4:30pm Varsity Girls (5000 Meters)
4:55pm Varsity Boys (5000 Meters)
5:25pm Junior Varsity Girls (5000 Meters)
5:45pm Junior Varsity Boys (5000 Meters)
3:15 Varsity Girls Will Run in the Gary Wilson High School Gold Race
7th Annual Burnsville Blaze Invite
Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
Nicollet Jr. High
400 E 134th St
Burnsville, MN 55337
4:00 JV Girls
5:05 Varsity Girls
1:30 PM We just received word that the meet was cancelled due to weather.
Lake Marion County Park
6 miles south of Hutchinson on Hwy 15
6th-8th Boys 4:00 3200 Meters
6th-8th Girls 4:20 3200 Meters
Varsity Boys 4:45 5000 Meters
Varsity Girls 5:10 5000 Meters
JV Boys 5:40 5000 Meters
JV Girls 6:15 5000 Meters
There are many time slots available to volunteer on Friday for packet pick up or on Saturday during the run. If you are interested please sign up: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/4090944aaac2aab9-park
4:00 Boys JV
4:30 Girls JV
5:10: Boys Middle School, 3K
5:15: Girls Middle School, 3K
5:50: Boys Varsity
6:20: Girls Varsity
Due to some flooding of non paved parking areas, the parking situation at Gale Woods Farm will be a little different this year. As soon as the main lot fills up, security will begin directing spectators to park at the Recreation Area south of County Rd 110. For your safety, please access Galewoods farm via the Dakota Trail. DO NOT walk up the driveway due to car traffic.
Saturday: 55 Minute Run
Sunday: Day of Rest
Monday: 55 Minute Run
Remember to do your full warm-up, stretching and 8 sets.
15th Annual Rosemount Cross Country “Irish Invitational”
Date: Friday, September 2, 2016
Site: Rosemount High School
Races: 8:05 am Girls Mile, 6th & Under
8:15 am Boys Mile, 6th & Under
8:45 am Boys JV, 2 miles
9:10 am Girls JV, 2 miles
9:35 am Boys 9th & under, 2 miles
10:00 am Girls C, 2 miles
10:25 am Boys C, 2 miles
10:50 am Girls Varsity, 2 miles
11:15 am Boys Varsity, 2 miles
Awards Top 30 Varsity individual awards
Top 20 JV individual awards
Top 20 C Girls indvidual awards
Top 10 C/Frosh Boys individual awards
Top 5 RAAA individual awards
Top varsity team individual awards
Middle School Runners:
6th graders are invited to run in the 6th grade race that starts at 8:05 am. All other middle school kids (grades 7 and 8) are invited to run in the C race that begins at 10 am.
I will be in Rosemount early and will register 6th graders that are interested. The cost for 6th graders to run is 5 dollars and can be registered the day of.
There will be a bus that leaves the high school at 7 am and will return about an hour after the conclusion of the last race.
Our practices will run from 7:30 -10:00 on Monday-Thursday this week. We need the extra time to teach the runners new strength training exercises. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
Uniforms will be distributed Wednesday, 8/31/16 at 4:45 PM in the lower level near the athletic locker rooms. Enter the MHS from the west entrance.
A $100 uniform deposit is required in order to receive a CC uniform. Please bring a check made payable to MTFCCA. This deposit will be refunded at the end of the season when the athlete returns the entire uniform.
Minnetonka Track & Field and Cross Country Association Volunteer Fundraising Opportunity
Where: Target Center
What: Placing tote bags on seats in preparation for Target sales meeting.
Who: Maximum of 50 volunteers, including parents and students.
Money Raised: MTFCCA will receive $100 for each volunteer. (Volunteers are expected to stay the entire time.)
You will need to store your phone during volunteer shift, and please no photos or social media posts.
Sign up on SignUp Genius at: http://tinyurl.com/zm4jlz5
Each volunteer must fill out liability waiver when you sign up on SignUp Genius and bring it on Sept. 11 to Target Center. Parents must sign for students under 18.
Please look at the Girls' CC calendar for practice times and location. Once school starts you will begin practicing with your team at your respective school.
PLEASE REGISTER FOR CROSS COUNTRY THROUGH THE MIDDLE SCHOOL'S WEBSITE, NOT THE HIGH SCHOOL WEBSITE.
MIDDLE SCHOOL RACE OPPORTUNITIES:
* 7th and 8th grade runners can join the MHS team for the Rosemount meet on September 2 ("C" Race)
* ALL middle school runners can race in a middle school race at Gale Woods on September 8 (Note: MMW & MME runners that plan to run in this race will have a practice after the first day of school on September 6 from 4:00 - 5:15.)
* If you have questions please contact Ms. Olson at Stacie.Olson@minnetonka.k12.mn.us.
Contact one of the runners to order your shirt today.
Make checks payable to MTFCCA
Thursday, August 18, 2016 @ 5:00 PM Mandatory Parent, Athlete and Coaches Meeting will be held in the MHS Forum.
All runners must be fully registered before the start of the season. You must be on the official roster in order to participate in practice. Thank you.
Registration Link: https://minnetonkahs-oar.rschooltoday.com/
We are in need of about 15-20 volunteers for about 4 hours the morning of the 4th of July for our Firecracker Run Event in downtown Excelsior. It is a fun morning of helping provide water to runners and cheering them on to the finish line.
If interested please call Amanda Cambronne: 763-229-4464.
There are several ways for you to support your team.
Car Wash at Cub: July 9th and August 13th.
Cub Bagging: July 16th and August 20th.
Potbelly Fundraiser: A date in September will be announced.
Tonka Turkey Trot: Thursday, November 24th.
In order to join the team at camp you have to log your summer miles and have a parent/guardian sign off on them. Listed below are the mile requirements for each grade:
Freshmen: 150 Miles
Sophomore: 175 Miles
Juniors / Seniors 200 Miles
In order to earn a "Summer Miles" T-Shirt you must run a minimum of 200 miles.
You must participate in 2 fundraising activities during the summer in order to attend camp. If you are not able to participate in fundraising, a $75 donation must be paid to the Track & Field Association.
Practice is from 7:30 - 9:30, we meet at MME until school starts. After school starts our practices are at the MHS Track and run from 3:15-5:30.
3:40 p.m. Girls Varsity 5K (12 runners)
4:10 p.m. Boys Varsity 5K (12 runners)
4:40 p.m. Girls JV 5K (unlimited runners)
5:25 p.m. Boys JV 5K (unlimited runners)
6:15 p.m. Awards
Victoria Lions Invitational Cross Country Meet
3:15: Girls JV (15 runners) 5K
3:45: Boys JV (15 runners) 5K
4:15: Girls Varsity (7 runners) 5K
4:45: Boys Varsity (7 runners) 5K
5:15: Girls JV-C (unlimited) 5K
5:45: Boys JV-C (unlimited) 5K
6:15: Awards on the hill under the flag.
Location: Chaska Par 3 Golf Course
Buffalo Heights Golf Course
4:00 PM JV Girls
4:30 PM JV Boys
4:55 PM 7th & 8th Grade Girls
5:05 PM 7th & 8th Grade Boys
5:25 PM Varsity Girls
5:50 PM Varsity Boys
6:20 PM Awards
West on Hwy 55 to Buffalo. Left on Cty Rd 147 to Hwy 25.
Turn Left (south) on 25 to Golf Course.
If you have any photos from the 2015 Girl's CC Season please send them to Diane Dick, she has graciously agreed to make a video for our banquet.
Lake Marion County Park
6 Miles South of Hutch on Hwy 15
4:00: 6th-8th Boys 3200 Meters
4:20: 6th-8th Girls 3200 Meters
4:45: Varsity Boys 5000 Meters
5:10: Varsity Girls 5000 Meters
5:40: JV Boys 5000 Meters
6:15: JV Girls 5000 Meters
The Bus leaves MHS at 2:00 PM.
Rosemount High School Campus (near the stadium)
Races 8:45 am Boys JV
9:10 am Girls JV
9:35 am Boys 9th grade & under
10:00 am Girls C
10:25 am Boys C
10:50 am Girls Varsity
11:15 am Boys Varsity
The Girls CC Bus Leaves the South Entrance of MHS @ 7:10 am
First and most important: you MUST have a current (within three years) sports physical on file with MHS. To find out if you do, you can either check on in Skyward health information or email Jane Claggett (email@example.com) in the activities office.
In addition to your physical, you have to fill out and pay the following:
Here is the link to the page to register. There are steps at the top of the page that detail what each step is:
If the link doesn’t work: go to www.minnetonka.k12.mn.us, click on the Activities option, on the next page choose Registration Info. (blue box), on the next page choose Athletics (blue box). That takes you to the registration page for sports and the steps 2 (sports eligibility form), step 3 (emergency card) and step 4 (pay fees).
If you have pictures from the season, please send them to Chip Cheney at firstname.lastname@example.org to be used in the banquet video.
The Skippers varsity team was led by a trio of freshman; Sophie Whicher placed 4th overall (14:28.0), Grace Hoelscher 5th (14:36.1), and Libby Halbmaier 10th (14:47.5). Minnetonka, ranked #8 in Class AA, beat #4 Eden Prairie and #11 Lakeville South with a score of 49. Rounding out the scoring for Minnetonka were junior Lucy Hoelscher placing 14th (14:58.8) and freshman Marla Bailey was 16th (15:03.0).
The junior varsity team was paced by 7th grader, Bella Buenting and the junior varsity-c team was lead by sophomore, Sarah Scriver.
Head Coach: Jane Reimer-Morgan 612-889-2456
Assistant Coach: Krista Larson: 612-987-7586
8/14/17 First Day of Practice @ MME 7:30 AM
8/25/17 Time Trial @ MME 7:30 AM
8/17/17 PAC Meeting 5:00 PM in the MHS Forum
9/1/17 Irish Invite @ Rosemount High 9:10 AM
9/7/17 Bauman-Rovn Invite @ Gale Woods 4:00
9/9/17 Nike Preview @ Sioux Falls, SD 11:00 AM
9/10/17 Xcel Center Fundraiser 10:30 AM
9/14/17 Rum River Invitational @ Anoka 3:30
9/21/17 Burnsville Invite @ Nicollet Middle School 3:30
9/28/17 Buffalo Invite @ Buffalo Heights Golf 4:00
10/3/17 Lions Invite @ Chaska Par 30 Golf Course 3:00
10/12/17 Lake Conference @ Gale Woods 3:40
10/17/17 Dundee Invite @ Central Park, Brooklyn Park 3:30
10/23/17 Grade Level @ Basset Creek, Crystal 4:00
10/25/17 Section 6AA @ Gale Woods 3:45
11/4/17 State Meet @ St. Olaf TBD
11/12/17 Nike Regional (optional) @ Sioux Falls TBD
Thursday, August 17 @ 5:00 PM in the MHS Forum Athletes are expected to attend meeting with their parents.
The 7th annual Tonka Turkey Trot 5K will take place on Thanksgiving morning at 8:30 AM. We need additional volunteers to help monitor the race course and make sure we provide all runners and walkers with a safe, enjoyable and healthy experience.
Please sign-up at : http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a094cacaa229-tonka2/
All volunteers will receive a Tonka Turkey Trot stocking cap! It’s a great way for student-athletes to help the MTFCCA’s largest fund-raising event, get in volunteer hours and, on Thanksgiving Day, give back to the community that supports them.
CROSS COUNTRY PRACTICE BEGINS MONDAY, AUGUST 14th, 2017
First and most important: you MUST have a current (within three years) sports physical on file with MHS. To find out if you do, you can either check on in Skyward health information or email:
Since this is your first activity for the school year, in addition to your physical you have to fill out and pay the following:
Here is the link to the page to register.
Minnetonka Girls CC Placed 3rd at State. Pictured L-R: Sophie Whicher, Kate LaBlanc, Kylie Melz, Marla Bailey, Libby Halbmaier, Mia Pankoff, Annalise Johnson, Illana Levine & Grace Hoelscher.
4:00: 6th-8th Boys 3200 Meters
4:20: 6th-8th Girls 3200 Meters
4:45: Varsity Boys 5K
5:10: Varsity Girls 5K
5:40: JV Boys 5K
6:15: JV Girls 5K