Friday, May 7, 2021

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Every runner knows each race is unique. Lovejoy is one of the biggest and baddest XC meets in all of Texas. With 217 runners in Elite Varsity and 698 in JV, the Jesuit XC team has faced some fearsome competitors. After 3.11 miles of climbing hills, fighting fatigue, and sweating hard, Jesuit shows great improvement and greater potential. As Ethan...
Bam! The gun fires. 262 runners thunder forward into the grueling 5000-meter race. After months of training in the summer heat, the Jesuit Cross Country team surges across the hot, sunny field at the Plano ISD Invitational, marking the beginning of XC season. THE RACE On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, the grueling heat had reached the 90s by 8 o’clock. A...
“Our running shoes have magic in them. The power to transform a bad day into a good day; frustration into speed; self-doubt into confidence; chocolate cake into muscle.” (Mina Samuels) The Jesuit Cross Country team competed in the annual Greenhill Luke’s Locker Relays on August 25th at Norbuck Park. They also ran in the Southlake Carroll Invitational on September 8th...
Cross Country is debateably the hardest sport both mentally and physically. Runners have to prepare themselves mentally for the inevitable cramps, aches, and pains that come with racing in the UIL 6A division. The Jesuit Cross Country team participated in two races, thus beginning their season. The runners competed in the Thursday Night Lights Competition, held on the Jesuit track in...
Trotting on the soft mud, the runner strives to reach his competition ahead. His shoes struggle for grip on the moist grass, but he lengthens his stride and forges ahead. Nearly at the finish line, he starts a hectic sprint towards the finish line, attempting to catch the first-place runner. Gasping for air, he moves faster and faster until...
“Experience has taught me how important it is to just keep going, focusing on running fast and relaxed. Eventually it passes and the flow returns. It’s part of racing.” (Frank Shorter) At Norbuck Park on October 12th, the Jesuit Cross Country team raced in the District 9-6A Championships. The JV team came in third place and the varsity team came...
The Jesuit Classic attracts hundreds of different schools and athletes from all around the country, all looking to run in this prestigious race. The Classic, one of the biggest races for the Jesuit Cross Country team, took place on October 6th at Norbuck Park. Varsity runner Gavin Martinez '20 commented that "The team did really well as a whole... in that...
“It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” -Tom Hanks in “A League of Their Own”. The Jesuit Cross Country Team competed in the Greenhill Luke’s Locker Six-Mile Relay on Saturday, August 26 at Norbuck Park, and in the Southlake Carroll Invitational on Saturday, September 9 at Bob...

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