TEA Athletics

Cross Country Running

Single Track Mountain Trails + Healthy Exercise

Competitive XC Running is 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 at XC centers, off 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 is our second year in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF). Students will train with the middle school and compete in CIF meets.

When: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 3:00pm – 4:30pm, beginning September 11. Meets are once a week. See calendar here for specific dates.

  • MS Race Schedule – September 15, 21, 27, and October 12 (Championship Meet)
  • HS Race Schedule – September 16, 22, 30, and October 21.

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

Coaches: Alex Peugnet, Seth Benson, Brooke Banner 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: $175

Register: Click here to register. Also use this link to filter all of our offerings by type, age, date and more.

Scholarships – It’s our goal to ensure that programs are available to every student and family – program costs should not deter participation. To ensure this, Tahoe Expedition Academy offers need based financial assistance for Athletics and Activities programming. Please contact the TEA Athletics and Activities Department for details at emartin@tahoeexpeditionacademy.org or apeugnet@tahoeexpeditionacademy.org. All inquiries are confidential.

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