On Thursday after school, the cross country team practiced at Veteran Acres in Crystal Lake for a high-quality workout.
The workout was held by, McHenry Middle School teacher Kevin Horst and Parkland Elementary School teacher Kristen Ostberg, both of whom coach the MCHS cross country team.
Cross country practice is held every day after school at MCHS and sometimes on Saturdays. The team has meets Saturdays or Tuesdays during the fall season.
Junior Skyler Balzer says, “We have workouts 2-3 times a week where we do race pace work or tempo runs, and then easy runs on the days in-between for recovery.”