TEA Athletics

Cross Country Running

Single Track Mountain Trails + Healthy Exercise

Competitive XC Running is now open to both Middle School AND High School student-athletes! Athletes in 5th – 8th grade will compete in the Tah-Neva League, while athletes in grades 9th -12th will compete in the CIF (California Interscholastic Federation).

This is as classic a fall sport as you will find in Tahoe and right here at TEA. Student-athletes will train on the MVEF Campus trails, as well as nearby trails on the 06 and in Martis Valley.


Who: The XC Running TEAm is for student-athletes in 5th to 12th grade.

  • Middle School TEAm: 5th – 8th grade student-athletes. MS XC Running is governed and organized by the Tah-Neva League, which governs interscholastic sports in Tahoe and thru Carson Valley.
  • High School TEAm: 9th – 12 grade student-athletes. This year marks our first year in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF). Students will train with the middle school and compete in CIF meets.

When: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:00pm – 4:30pm, beginning September 12. Meets are once a week. See calendar here for specific dates.

  • MS Race Schedule – September 16, 23, 28, and October 13 (Championship Meet)
  • HS Race Schedule – TBA

Where: Practices will take place on campus trails and nearby trails.

Coaches: Anne Sullivan, Seth Benson, and other TEAcher coaches.

Athlete Expectations: Space is limited, committed student-athletes only. Committed means 100% attendance for practices and events. All TEAm members will understand, sign and follow the Student Athlete Expectations Agreement. 

Equipment: Athletic clothing and trail running shoes, dress for the weather. TEA will provide branded XC running uniforms for meets.

TEAm Size: 20 student-athletes per team.

Cost: $150

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