Welcome to the School of Champions Lane Tech XC website! Our season is short so we encourage you to run all summer long to get in top shape by the start of the XC Season. We promote student athletes of all abilities regardless of running experience to join XC, everyone makes the team! We are the only Co-Ed team at Lane Tech.
Summer Conditioning/ XC Running Camp must bring IHSA physical & complete online school athletic forms at www.lanetech.org, then select Student Life, Athletics, Required Forms. Monday July 7, 2014 9am-10:30am Horner Park, Irving Pk and California, meet at the concession stand. We meet every W, Fr, Mon, thereafter until the season officially starts Wednesday August 13, 2014 9am at Lane Tech Stadium. There is a no coaching "dead period" the first two weeks of August. Captains will lead conditioning during this period leading up to the first official day of XC season Aug 13, 2014 9am at Lane Stadium.
Official Season (In order to be eligible for XC bring a LT Players Card by attending athlete registration day at the LT Cafeteria 10am-12pm Monday Aug. 11 or Tuesday Aug 12. A current IHSA Physical, completed online athletic forms and $75 transportation fee should be turned in at this time) The first official practice is Wed. August 13, 2014 9am at Lane Stadium. Bring Water Bottle, Running Shoes, Running Gear. We meet regardless of rain, snow, or heat. We practice indoors if the weather is too dangerous to participate outside. The season concludes for Varsity top 12 Nov. 8 and Oct. 18 for F/S/JV.
2014 Weekly Practice Schedule The first week of practice is Wednesday Aug 13 through Friday Aug 15th 9am-11am at Lane Tech outside Door D on the gym steps (off of Addison). During the school year we meet 3:30-5:15pm Monday-Friday on the steps outside Door D. We reserve the right to host practices on Saturdays. Please lock all of your school clothes/materials in the locker room using a Lane Tech issued lock. Freshman will likely complete practice earlier. Students may attend tutoring any day after school as long as they bring a note to practice signed by thier teacher.
Running Shoes - Visit Universal Sole 3052 N. Lincoln to purchase an awesome pair of distance training shoes or Racing Spikes. Say you run for Lane Tech and receive up to 15% off all running accessories/shoes. Distance running training shoes should be your first purchase. Try them on in the store, go for a jog on the sidewalk. Do not purchase your shoes based on their looks. Team racing spikes can be purchased at Universal Sole. These shoes are used primarily in races and in a few practices.