Friday, July 29, 2016

Manistee Cross-Country Fall 2016 Schedule

The 2016 Cross-Country season kicks off this August 10th, the first day of HS practice.  MS practice starts August 22nd.

Tentative HS Schedule:
8-22 @ Orchard View - Cardinal Invitational
8-27 @ Benzie Central - Pete Moss Invitational
9-8 @ MCC-Scottvile - Leanna Geers Invitational
9-13 @ Marion - Steeplechase Invitational
9-17 @ WSCC - Ludington Briggs True Value Invitational
9-22 @ Kingsley - Stags Invitational
9-27 @ WSCC - Lakes 8 Jamboree
10-4 @ Orchard View - Lakes 8 Jamboree
10-13 Home - Grabowski Invitational
10-18 Home - Lakes 8 Championship
10-22 @ Bear Lake - Manistee National Invitational
10-29 @ Benzie Central - Regionals
11-5 @ Brooklyn - MHSAA State Finals

Tentative MS Schedule:
9-8 @ MCC-Scottvile - Leanna Geers Invitational
9-17 @ WSCC - Ludington Briggs True Value Invitational
9-22 @ Kingsley - Stags Invitational
9-27 @ WSCC - Lakes 8 Jamboree
10-1 @ Chip Hills - Warrior Invitational
10-4 @ Orchard View - Lakes 8 Jamboree
10-13 Home - Grabowski Invitational
10-18 Home - Lakes 8 Championship
10-22 @ Bear Lake - Manistee National Invitational

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Results - Manistee Firecracker 5K 2016

What a great day!  Thanks to all that ran and helped out!  A fantastic turnout enjoyed nearly perfect conditions for the 2016 Manistee Firecracker 5K!

Don Richmond repeated as top finisher (16:29), with David Atkinson the top masters runner (17:33). MHS Track & XC coach Hilary Edmonson was the top female finisher (21:57) with Julie Modjeski the top masters female (22:51).

Overall winners got trophies, age group winners took home plaques, while runner-ups got some fancy new medals.  All fun runners got a finish medal.  Runners enjoyed food and drinks courtesy of Family Fare.

Thanks again to our sponsors:

Family Fare
Callesen Wealth Management
Parkdale Animal Hospital
Dr. Marian Fuller
Sports Ink
Drs. Veach & Allen Optometry
Lisa Fragomeli
Snyder's Shoes


































Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Manistee Firecracker 5K 2016

Get ready for the fastest, most exciting Firecracker 5K yet!

The 2016 Manistee Firecracker 5K will be held Saturday, July 2nd in conjunction with the Manistee Area Forest Festival.  Once again we'll have a 5K run/walk and a 1K fun run.  Proceeds from the race go to support the construction of a new Manistee community track, which is happening this year!

Use the links below to find out more information:

Printable race form

Online registration

Course Map

Information at RunMichigan.com

Manistee Community Track information

Facebook Page

Thanks to Family Fare for their support!




Saturday, December 5, 2015

Jingle Bell Jog 2015 Results

We've got results!  Great weather today, thanks to all who came and ran or walked, and especially thanks to all our volunteers.

Age Group Results



Monday, August 10, 2015

Jingle Bell Jog 2015 is coming


The 2015 Jingle Bell Jog 5K will be Dec. 5th, 10am at Kennedy Elementary.  All proceeds to benefit the Manistee Cross-country program.

New this year - we are offering Tech-Shirts!  High quality, long-sleeve, with moisture management fabric, perfect for running.  Add $5 to your registration.  Or you may choose the traditional cotton long-sleeve T, or a specially designed hat with our race logo!

Race form link here.

Course map here.

More information at runmichigan.com




Find more information on the Manistee Old Christmas Weekend here.


Thursday, July 30, 2015

2015 Manistee Cross-Country Info

Here are some links and info for the 2015 Manistee XC season.

Aug 12th - Varsity Practice begins (6pm MHS)

Aug 24th - Middle School Practice begins (4:30-5:30pm)

Aug 29th - HS Meet at Benzie Central

Sept. 5th - HS Meet at Ferris State

Sept 8th - School begins

Sept 10th - HS & MS Meet at MCC (Riverside Park - Scottville)

Sept. 19th - HS & MS Meet at Ludington - WSCC

HS Team Info on Athletic.net

MS Team Info on Athletic.net

MS Practice and Meet Schedule

Sunday, July 5, 2015

2015 Firecracker 5K was a blast!

On a gorgeous morning, the 2015 Manistee Firecracker 5K had well over 300 runners and walkers finish the 5K run/walk and 1K fun run!  The annual event, which raises funds and awareness for the community track fund, was held July 4th at Manistee High School.  Don Richmond (former CMU runner) won in 16:24, nearly a minute faster than runner-up John Lipa (top male master).  For the ladies, Ms. Track & Field Michigan and Gatorade 2015 Track Athlete of the Year Annie Fuller took first in 20:30.  Top female masters Kim Poma finished at 22:25.  Overall winners got trophies and gift certificates to Snyder's Shoes.  Age group winners took home plaques, while runner-ups got medals.  All fun runners got a finish medal!  Runners enjoyed food, courtesy of Family Fare, after the race.

Thanks to all the athletes that competed and thank you all volunteers that made this a successful event!  Michiana Timing once again had instant results thanks to their chip-timing system.

THANK YOU SPONSORS!

Family Fare
Callesen Wealth Management
Parkdale Animal Hospital
Dr. Marian Fuller
Sports Ink
Drs. Veach & Allen Optometry
Lisa Fragomeli
Snyder's Shoes

Full Results Found Here

Video courtesy of Michigan Runner Magazine Found Here

100's of Race Pictures Found Here