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We have another red wagon to haul table and two banners to meets for someone to be in charge for the rest of the season.

Just step right up and volunteer to do that. It will take up very little room in your garage and you just need to have it there when the runners arrive or slightly before.

Shout out to the Beson family for being tent masters!!  It was so nice seeing the sight of the big red tent as we pulled up first thing.

Aubrae Gunderson Invitational

Buses: Will leave at 6:00 am

Directions: I-20 to Exit 82 (Highway 138), go North 4 miles, right onto Centennial Olympic Parkway, go 2 miles, the course is on the right. Address 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, Conyers, GA 30013 - Link to DIRECTIONS to GIHP.

Course: A 5k on all-natural terrain, grass, dirt, and trails with rolling hills. We will use the F course. This is the same course we used in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Parking: Spectator parking is available in the green and orange lots located at the top of the hill in front of the Olympic stadium.

Admission Fee: $5.00 for adults, Free for students

Schedule:

8:00 AM HS Boys Varsity Large School (10 runners) 

8:20 AM HS Girls Varsity Large School (10 runners) 

8:40 AM HS Boys Varsity Small School (10 runners) 

9:00 AM HS Girls Varsity Small School (10 runners) 

9:20 AM HS JV Boys (unlimited)

9:40 AM HS JV Girls (unlimited)

10:20 AM Middle School Boys (Unlimited entries - 3k)

10:30 AM Middle School Girls (Unlimited entries - 3k)

Awards: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams in each varsity race (Large Schools AAAAA/AAAAAA/AAAAAAA & Small Schools A/AA/AAA/AAAA) as well as the middle school divisions. Awards will also go to the top 20 individuals in each race. Plaques will be awarded for a new course record.

Results: Results will be processed as quickly as possible and submitted to ga.milesplit.com/

Facilities: There are no facilities for changing. Port-a-johns are located near the starting line.

General Info:  Runners should wear an Archer t-shirt when not racing– preferably red, but red is not mandatory.

Double check to make sure you have your correct uniform - Varsity runner MUST wear the new uniforms and all match.

Spiked shoes are not needed, so most runners will wear their training shoes.

8/20 Gwinnett County Runner of the Week

Boys Runner of the Week- Myles Collins- Archer- Myles came in 2nd place overall at the North Georgia Championships, running an impressive 16:25, a full 10 seconds faster than any other boy in Gwinnett County this weekend. His performance helped to propel Archer to a Top 3 finish at the meet.

Important schedule switch!

Clara Bowl Berry College meet schedule for September 1 will now be for Varsity only.  All JV runners will now have Labor Day weekend free for family travel and activities. 

JV will now race at Asics Invitational on Saturday, October 6.  All runners will benefit running the flat fast Asics course at the end of the season when they are in much better shape.  

PRACTICE - RUN RUN RUN!!

Tiger XC practices every day after school. Pick up in student parking lot - 4:30 most days (4:00 the Fridays before  meet). Bring a water bottle and be ready to run and lift upper body weights.

Please bring Archer Physical Form completed asap. I will also take $150 annual booster club fees.

Please see the abbreviated XC  Handbook under the TIGER XC tab.  Additional important XC information to be added as we move forward. 

Sign up for REMIND to the right.

All County Team

James Cragin, Myles Collins and John Klima named to the 2017 All County Team with Lucas Bumgarner and Sarah McCartney as Honorable Mention.

State Championship

Thanks to all runners and their parents for a great year of training and racing. 

Girls capped off their season with a strong performance at AREA 1 meet with a 2nd place finish. Girls followed that performance up by placing 20th at the 7A State Championships. Top girl finisher was Sarah McCartney in 67th place, 

Boys finished 11th All-Classification team average at State. That places your boys' as an ELITE program. We overcame finishing 6th at the Gwinnett County Championships to finishing 5th in 7A State. Absolutely a big deal. Loved that our boys were the first Gwinnett Co. team to finish yesterday. Something to be proud of, and not to be taken lightly. 

The boys originally tied for 4th in 7A, but due to tie breaker ended in 5th place.

Senior James Cragin placed 6th and Sophomore Myles Collins 10th. Both received medals at the awards ceremony.

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Calling all Photographers!!

We need you!!

Please take some pictures of our meets and our runners. They can be during the race or candid and posed shots before and after. Students and parents are welcome to send pictures to Ginger Wilkinson at ginger_wilkinson@gwinnett.k12.ga.us - these will be used on our website, Instagram and other Social Media platforms.

Thank you in advance!!


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End Of Year Banquet

Banquet will be held 11/11/2018 at 2:00 in the Commons.

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