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State Meet!!!

Attached is the LAST edition of the Trails for the 2019 OEXC Season. 

Good luck to our athletes as they head to the State Meet on Saturday! We will be cheering you on to the finish! GO HAWKS!

Admission fee:
Ticket Prices
K-12: $7.00
Adult: $10.00
Info on State T-Shirts:

Regional Meet – 10/26/19

Saturday Oct. 26, 2019
Johnson County Community College
Shawnee Mission South Regional teams:  Kansas City Harmon, Mill Valley, Olathe Northwest, SM East, SM North, SM Northwest, SM South, SM West, Kansas City Wyandotte.
Blue Valley West Regional teams:  OLATHE EAST , Blue Valley, Blue Valley North, Blue Valley Northwest, Blue Valley West, Gardner-Edgerton, Olathe North, Olathe South, Olathe West.
7:30 am….Packet Pickup
8:15 am….Coaches  Meeting at SM South tent
9:00 am…..SM South Girls 5k
9:35 AM…..BV West Girls Regional 5k
10:10 am….SM South Boys 5k
10:45 AM…BV West Boys Regional 5k
11:15 AM….Awards
Top Three teams qualify for state
Top 10 individuals qualify for state
Top 5 individuals not on a qualifying team may qualify for state if they were not in the top ten.

Sunflower League Championships

Following is info for Saturday’s meet. This is a busy meet so give yourself plenty of time for travel, parking and getting into the meet. Please note: They have raised the admission fee this year – $10 (adults) and $8 (students w/ID).  Click here Rim Rock course map. Good luck to all of our athletes!

Travel Itinerary for the Sunflower League Championships

Rimrock Farm
2276 Burnett Ln
Lawrence, KS 66044
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019

6:00 am…..Locker rooms at OE open.
6:15 am…..All runners should be at OE.
6:30 am…..Busses leave for Rimrock Farm.
7:30 am…..Busses arrive at Rimrock Farm. Please help set up camp. Plan your restroom break. We will hand out numbers and do course walks.
9:00 am…Varsity Girls…5k….20 medals… 3 teams medal
9:30 am…Varsity Boys …5k….20 medals….top 3 teams medal
10:00 am….JV Girls…..5k….20 medals
10:35 am….JV Boys…..5k….20 medals
11:10 am…..C Team Girls ….5k….20 medals
11:45 am….C Team Boys…..5k….20 medals
12:15 pm…Varsity Awards Presentation at the awards stand near the finish. We will also hand out OE JV and C team medals after the medal ceremony.
12:45 pm….Load Busses to return to East. You may leave with your parents but you need to help pack up.
2:00 pm….Busses arrive at Olathe East.

St. James Relay Carnival – 10/10/19

Meet Schedule for the St. James XC Relays – 10/10/19

Johnson County Community College XC Course, 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park KS

12:45  Please release students from class for the St. James XC Relays
1:00  Bus leaves for JCCC.
1:10  Bus arrives at JCCC.  Help set up camp
2:10  Coaches meeting
2:30  Girls 4 x 1 mile relay
3:15 Boys 4 x 1 mile relay
4:00  Boys and Girls 2 x 2 mile relay and 3 x 1 mile relay
4:45 Adult 4 x 1 mile relay
5:30 Awards
6:15 Craig Virgin Award presentation
6:00 Mark Curp Award presentation
7:00 Bus arrives back at East.  Regular Practice Friday!!!

 Mark Curp grew up in tiny Polo MO, where he began his distance running career.  He later continued his running career and education at Central Missouri State University He became a top ranked US marathoner and US Olympic team member thought hard work and dedication.  He also a cousin to former Olathe East cross country runners Will and Maggie Tindall.  Will won the 2016 State Cross Country Individual Championship for Olathe East in 2016 and led his team to a state title.