Monday, August 28, 2017

Avon Lake Week

With the first race of the season under our belts, it is time to look forward to the Avon Lake Earlybird Invitational. This meet is run LCCC and is also our district course. It is important for us to learn this course so that we may do well on it when it comes time for the postseason.

Monday - Tempo Run

Tuesday - Normal Run, Core

Wednesday - 9:00AM for Upperclassman - Threshold Run; 3:00PM for Freshman - Threshold Run

Thursday - Normal Run, Core, Pasta Dinner

Friday - Pre-Meet Run, Strides, Ice Bucket - DONE BY 4:00PM

Saturday - Avon Lake Earlybird Invitational

Please keep in mind that on September 17th we will be hosting a Car Wash! Info to follow in an email from Coach Frantz.


Sunday, August 20, 2017

Race Week!

Finally! After weeks of training and preparing we are finally going to start racing! With Padua not having school this week, we will continue to have practice at 9am. Here is the schedule for this week.

Monday - Hill Workout

Tuesday - Mileage, Abs. Freshman and Upperclassmen who are new to the team will learn how to put up and take down our tent. Shouldn't take more than 15 minutes.

Wednesday - Tempo 1200's 

Thursday - Mileage, Abs

Friday - Pre-Meet Run, Strides, Ice Bucket

Saturday - Berkshire Invitational at Kent State Geauga

Coach Frantz will be sending out an email this week with all the details for the meet including race times, meet address, bus departure time, etc.

We will announce who will be in the varsity race and who will be in the JV race on Wednesday. 

Make sure this week you take care of your body. Eat Properly, Hydrate and Get Plenty of Sleep!!!! 

Sunday, July 30, 2017

The Season is Here!

First and foremost, thank you to all who attended summer conditioning! We had, by far, the best turnout that we have ever had!

Tuesday, August 1st is our first practice at 9am. Please be prompt!

Make sure you have turned in your physical and signed everything on final forms!!!! You cannot practice if you do not have these items completed!

This weeks practice schedule. All practices are at 9am and at Padua unless otherwise noted!

Tuesday, August 1st - Team Meeting, Mile Time Trial

Wednesday, August 2nd - Normal Run, Strides, Core Work

Thursday, August 3rd - Tempo Run

Friday, August 4th - Normal Run, Core Work, Ice Bucket

Saturday, August 5th - Long Run @ Lock 39

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Important Reminders

With mandatory practice starting in less than 2 weeks, here is some important information and reminders:

1. You must have a complete physical in order to begin practice on August 1st. All physicals must be turned into the Athletic Department or Coach Meeson before this date!

2. You must complete all items on Final Forms! This includes: Parent Signature, Student Signature and Selecting Cross Country as your sport!

3. The team store to buy t-shirts and hoodies for the upcoming season is open! Here are the instructions:

  • Deadline for ordering will be Wednesday, July 26th.  Please allow approximately two weeks for order processing and completion.
  • Please choose PICKUP FROM STORE option at checkout so you are not charged for shipping.  Coaches will be picking up the orders once they’re complete.  (Orders qualifying for FREE SHIPPING will also be given to coaches upon completion.)
  • If you have questions on anything, you can contact Andy at Final Score at 216-459-0186 or

If you want any apparel for this season MAKE SURE YOU ORDER BY WEDNESDAY, JULY 26th!!! This will be the ONLY time this season the store is open!!!

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Great First Week!!

Thank you to all of the parents and athletes for a great first week of conditioning! We had excellent attendance and some great workouts, including our Saturday long run!

Conditioning for the week of June 26th will remain the same. Tuesday and Wednesday we will meet at Padua starting at 6pm. Saturday we will meet at Lock 39 starting at 9am.

Some general reminders:
  • Please complete your physicals and turn them in ASAP! It is important we have a complete and updated physical on file to compete this season. All physicals are good for 365 days. If you are unsure if you need a physical, please call the Padua Athletic Department and they will let you know!
  • Please complete and sign all of the forms on 
  • Remember to bring a water bottle to practice!

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friendly Saturday Reminder

Just a friendly reminder that our Saturday conditioning sessions will take place at 9:00am at Lock 39. The address is: 8000 Rockside Road, Independence 44131

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Summer Conditioning

Good Morning!

The XC season is finally upon us! Our first conditioning session will be Tuesday, June 20th, at 6:00pm. Conditioning will go until 7:30pm. Please bring a water bottle with you to conditioning.

We sent out a team email on Thursday night that contained important information on our summer conditioning and upcoming season. If you did not receive the email please let Coach Frantz know so we can forward you this information and update our email list.

We are looking forward to a fantastic season! See everyone Tuesday!

-Coach Meeson