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Fridge Donation Request

Each family is asked to donate to the "fridge" in rooms 707 and 401. Please click the flyer link below and donate the items indicated so our kids can have plenty to eat and drink this season. Thank you! :)


2019 Fridge Informational Flyer



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2018 STATE CHAMPIONS!

2018 State Champions!

Great Oak's Boys and Girls Once Again Sweep the CA State Meet!

2019 - Girls Under 18 Minutes (3 miles or Equiv)

Here we will track all of our girls who have broken 18:00 for the 2019 Cross Country Season:

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2019 - Boys Under 15 Minutes (3 miles or Equiv)

Here we will track all of our boys who have broken 15:00 for the 2019 Cross Country Season:

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2019 XC Practice Schedule

Week 6
Aug 19-24

Will be warm again this week, make sure to hydrate throughout the day!

Practice Locations:

Mon - Back Field at Great Oak - 3:00-5:30 pm
Tue - Back Field at Great Oak - 3:00-5:30 pm
Wed - Back Field at Great Oak - 3:00-5:30 pm
Thurs - Back Field at Great Oak - 3:00-5:30 pm
Fri - Back Field at Great Oak - 3:00-5:30 pm
Sat - Butterfield Stage Park - 6:30-9:00 am

-Winter Track Practice Schedule - Distance

-1st Period XC PE Practice Schedule

-2019 Season Meet Schedule

Athletes should bring a large water or Gatorade and be dressed in running attire and running shoes for each practice.

*Note: Group 1 Varsity athletes finish when we are completely done with practice...not at a specific time.
*Note: Group 3 may finish before posted completion time.  Please work out a contact schedule with your athlete so they can let you know when they are finished with practice.


2018 College Commitments

Join with us in celebrating our athletes as they commit to run at amazing schools across the country!

  • Tyler Tickner Oklahoma
  • Fatima Cortes Cal Berkeley
  • Cameron Hylton Cal Baptist
  • Trevor Branstetter Concordia
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Great Oak Cross Country

  • 2010 State Champions
  • 2012 State Champions
  • 2013 State Champions
  • 2014 State Champions
  • 2014 State Champions
  • 2015 National Champions
  • 2015 State Champions
  • 2015 State Champions
  • 2015 State Champions
  • 2016 State Champions
  • 2016 State Champions
  • 2016 State Champions
  • 2017 State Champions
  • 2017 State Champions
  • 2017 State Champions
  • 2018 State Champions
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News/Announcements

Below we will list any XC news/announcements for the 2018 XC Season!


Time Trial #2

Time Trial #2
August 23, 2019
*Location: Back Soccer Field at GO
*Warm-up with Coaches: 3:00-3:50
*Race: 4:00 pm

Check to see what team you are on below on the Teams and Coaches button. Wear the color of shirt corresponding with your team color! Coaches too!

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2018 Frosh Ainslee Robbins

2018 Frosh Ainslee Robbins


Big Ditch Invitational

Big Ditch Invitational
Talley Fields, Arroyo Grande

(Overnight Trip - Selected Athletes Only)

8/30/19-8/31/19

The roster for this meet will be set on 8/24/19 and posted here.

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Big Ditch Invitational

Baldwin Park 5k

2019 Baldwin Park 5k
August 3, 2019
4100 Baldwin Park Blvd at Morgan Park

Join us in the running of the Baldwin Park 5k! sign up online, pay $15 (our cost for this event or $20 if you want a T-shirt), use Coupon Code  GOHS2019 to be entered at above prices. A fun race for all each year! Family can sign up with the sheet as well as part of our group! Transportation is not provided so plan accordingly. We all meet at the park around 7:00 am. Coach Soles will put together high school racing squads for this meet this week. If asked, list your high school as GO.

2019 Highlights:
-Chris Verdugo places 2nd in 15:07!
-Melinda Dang is first GO girl in 19:02!
-Boys destroy course record in 1:15:51 and win!
-Girls run mostly frosh team and take 2nd!
-Sergio Gomez has over a 7 minute PR from last year!
-Let me know if I missed your time so I can add it!
-Amazing job all athletes!


-2019 Sign Up Link
-GO Teams
-GO All Time List (Updated 8/3/19)
-2019 Results


2019 Time Trial

2019 Time Trial
July 15, 2019 - 6:15 am

Butterfield Stage Park

Highlights:
-Tori Gaitan once again showed why she is one of the best in the country with a controlled 16:32 for the win!
-Gabe Abbes showed he is 100% healthy and back for this XC season with a sub 14 run!

-Melinda Dang runs 5:38 for the mile to win the girls frosh race in a 20 second record for that course!
-Mark Cortes breaks the mile course record and runs 4:54 beating the old record by 28 seconds!
Going to be an amazing season!


Please make sure to have your athletic packet completed! Turn it in to the PSG tent at the Time Trial!

*2019 Time Trial Info (w/course maps)
*No time standards this season!
*SAME Courses at Butterfield Stage Park (maps located in Time Trial Info above)
*Frosh race is 1 mile (top 4 finishers per gender qualify to camp)
*Returners/upper class race will be ~2.75 miles (top 16 qualify to camp per gender.

Final Time Trial Checklist:
-Dress: running shorts/tank or t-shirt or old/custom uniform + running shoes
-Ipods and Garmins are OK to wear during race
-Make sure to bring paperwork if not already turned in (come early)

-Volunteers check in with Coach Noble when called

-PSG will be selling Nike GOXC gear, stop by the table and get some great gear!

*All-Time Time Trial Records (updated 7/11/16)(Old Course)

2019 Time Trial Results
2018 Time Trial Results
2017 Time Trial Results
2016 Time Trial Results

2015 Time Trial Results
2014 Time Trial Results
2013 Time Trial Results
2012 Time Trial Results
2011 Time Trial Results
2010 Time Trial Results
2009 Time Trial Results
2008 Time Trial Results
2007 Time Trial Results
2006 Time Trial Results


Nike Partnership

Great Oak XC works closely with Nike to put our athletes in the best shoes and athletic gear around. Look for some amazing opportunities for our athletes this coming fall!

Nike

Nike is our sponsor in 2019!

Click Here for more stories and results from the 2019 XC Season!



Donate to Great Oak XC

There are no longer any fees for athletics, but we still need funding for our great program (transportation, meet entries, etc).  This season we are asking all families for a $200 donation to help support our XC/Track program.  Parents can write a check or use the link below to donate to our XC/Track PSG.  All donations are voluntary, and the opportunity to give more if you would like to help our program even more is located on the link below.

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Thank you for your support!


Coach's Corner


2018 Mammoth Camp Video

Please enjoy our 2018 Mammoth XC Camp Video created by Andrea Abbes!

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Flotrack/Milesplit Workouts


Purchase a Home

Want to help GOXC raise funds? Buy or sell a home through Alum Michael Wysocki and he will donate $500 to our program.

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Check here for great pictures from our meets!

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Coaching Staff

Coach Soles

Coach Soles

Head Coach

Phone: 951-326-6992

Coach Garcia

Assistant Coach - Group 2

Coach Noble

Coach Noble

Associate Head Coach

Phone: 951-805-9273

Coach Laurence

Assistant Coach - Group 2

Coach Martin

Coach Martin

Assistant Coach - Group 3

Phone: 951-813-9082

Coach Johnson

Assistant Coach - Group 3

Phone: 909-730-0640

GO Athletic Administration

Herschel Ramirez

Herschel Ramirez

Athletic Director

Phone: 951-294-6450 x2012

Eric Morton

Eric Morton

Assistant Athletic Director

Phone: 951-294-6450

Lois Gorbacz

Lois Gorbacz

Athletic Secretary

Phone: 951-294-6450 x2004