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Cross Country
The Rocket Cross Country Running Clinic is designed for young runners between grades 5 through 8 in the Fall of 2024 interested in learning more about the sport of cross country and developing and improving their running. Training groups and workouts will be determined based on age and ability. The clinic will include daily group stretching, work-outs, running topics and fun games. Topics will include: proper running technique, care and prevention of injuries, racing strategy, mental toughness approach competing, and goal setting. The clinic will conclude with both a 3K and 5K cross country race on the high school course in the Reading Town Forest.

This program will be run by Michael Connelly, Boys and Girls Head Cross Country Coach at Reading Memorial High School. If you have any questions on the program, please reach out to him at

Typical Daily Schedule is the following:

9:00 to 9:30 - Check-In & Dynamic Stretching Routine
9:30 to 10:30 - Daily Workout in Training Group or Team
10:30 to 10:45 - Cool Down / Water & Snack Break
10:45 to 11:00 - CORE Workout
11:00 to 11:30 - Daily Topic Meeting: Running Technique, Racing Strategy, Injury Prevention, Mental Toughness Approach, Goal Setting.
11:30 to 12:00 - Fun Training Games

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Rocket Cross Country Running Clinic * CANCELED
N/A 5 - 8 MTuWTh  08/12/2024 - 08/15/2024
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reading Town Forest (Off Strout Ave)
$220.00 R, $225.00 NR
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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