Cross-country runners: sign up, season starts soon

Interested athletes are encouraged to start planning ahead for a great season.

Vashon High School’s (VHS) cross country season begins August 21 — and coaches Bruce and Lisa Cyra are encouraging interested athletes to start planning ahead for a great season.

Runners and parents can come to an initial meeting and practice at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at the VHS track, where the upcoming season will be discussed. Those ready to run will be led through a typical practice by the team’s captains, Madeline Yarkin and Oli Nielsen.

Vashon’s own home meet will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 26, starting on the McMurry Middle School fields.

To join the team, please check into the requirements, especially making sure your physical is up to date. Go to the website to register via Final Forms and the Pirate XC website.