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2020 Rams XC Tryouts: Competitors Wanted.

Dates: Aug 1 & 3, 2020 (Make Up Date Aug 4)
Location: Rolesville High School. Bussing 1-2 Days from RHS to the location.
Who Makes the Team:

  • ~10-12 Boys (1-2 Spots Reserved for New Freshman)
  • ~10-12 Girls (1-2 Spots Reserved for New Freshman)


  • 1 Day: Timed 3k Race (Most likely @ RHS)
  • 1 Day: Easy Run  (Most likely @ Horseshoe Nature Preserve
    • Soph->Sr: 5 miles in (Boys 45 min, Girls 55 min)
    • Freshman: 3 miles in (Boys 30 min, Girls 
  • Who makes the team will be a merging of the two days.

Who Can Try Out: Basic Requirements

  • All athletes MUST have the Red Athletic card filled out with:
    • Registered online @ (Only needs to be done once per year. If you tried out for another sport, you are "good")
    • Current physical on file ( )
    • Academically Eligible (Passed 3 of 4 classes from the fall, minimum 1.5 GPA, less then 13 absences)
  • Qualities:
    • Works Hard: XC pushes your body to a level you never before imagined.
    • Willing to Comply: We have a set system to build great athletes.  You need to be willing to follow ALL instructions
    • Desire to Compete: We train athletes to compete. This is not a social club or a local gym. If you make the team, you are expected to compete and have a desire to improve your performances. 

      When the pressure is on, who will step up and shine the brightest?

What Can I Do to be Ready to Tryout?

  • E-Mail Coach Grether @ For Workout plans.
  • Summer workout information & a conditioning plan will be posted soon - once the State Releases Corona Virus info. 
  • Most important... start running. Easy paced jogging for ~30 minutes. If cannot do 30 min straight, jog for 2-3 min, walk for a min, for 30 minutes. Start at 3 days per week and grow from there as your body feels comfortable. 
  • Those who make the team will need to purchase the uniform top & black shorts ( ). This is a one time purchase that can be used for XC & Track all 4 years. 

How do I stay Informed?

Join the XC Summer Message Group for updates! 

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2020 Team Schedule

This is the tentative schedule for the 2020 XC Season.

  • Sat, Aug 1: Start of Tryouts - TBA
  • Sat, Aug 15: BaySix 3k Scrimmage @ WakeMed (8-1am)
  • Wed, Aug 26: NAC - WF & Wakefield @ RHS 3k (6pm)
  • Sat, Sept 5: Jungle Run @ Southview 
  • Wed, Sept 9: NAC - CH & RHS @ Wakefield (6pm)
  • Fri, Sept 11: FNL @ Kernersville (Evening)
  • Wed, Sept 22: WF & RHS @ Heritage (6pm)
  • Fr-Sat, Oct 2-3:  Wendy’s @ Charlotte (Overnight)
  • Wed, Oct 7: Knightdale, WF @ RHS (5pm)
  • Sat, Oct 10: Rams Invite? Or NC Runners
  • Wed, Oct 21ish: Conference @ Wendell Park (Rolesville Hosting)
  • Sat, Oct 24: Rams Scare Run Fundraiser(?)
  • Sat, Oct 31: Regionals @ Southview
  • Sat, Nov 7: States @ Kernersville 

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