Cross Country - Boys' Middle School

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Cross Country is a tightly-knit family of runners who are bound by sweat, tears, and cheers.

Cross Country is not the most popular sport in school.  It is simply the best sport in school.

Cross Country is not for all, rather it is for all who are unafraid to try.

Cross Country is not simply about the race.  Cross Country is all about what you do to prepare for the race.

Cross Country is sitting at lunch with your school mates and being consumed in thought about your race that afternoon.

Cross Country is a team sport that requires incredible individual efforts.

Cross Country is hard work, the kind of hard work that builds strong muscles, stronger minds, and exceptional character.

Cross Country is the never-ending pursuit of a PR or a PB.

Cross Country is your parents, grandparents, and family seated in folding chairs in the middle of the race just to watch you run by once or twice.

Cross Country is scored backwards but everything else about the sport revolves around moving forward as quickly as possible.

Cross Country is the entire team going bonkers as the slowest runner on the team stumbles across the finish line to record a new PR.

Cross Country is a herd of teammates attaining prefect stride cadence as they sprint toward the coaches as another practice comes to a satisfying close.

Cross Country is a starting line of chaotic colorful singlets stretching in a long line at the GMCs.

Cross Country is a bond between runners from opposing teams that is frayed during the heat of the race but melts into lasting friendships on the medal stand.



Team Blog/Website  --  A website for the Wardlaw-Hartridge Middle School Cross Country Team for the purpose of reporting race results, announcing schedule changes, detailing the summer running program, and providing team info and running news in general.


Regular Schedule  

2014     0 Wins     0 Losses

2015     2 Wins    11 Losses

2016     5 Wins     7 Losses

2017     2 Wins    11 Losses

2018     3 Wins     6 Losses




GMC (County Championship) Results

2014   JV Race    16th of 16 teams  14:35 average   1-5 split = 4:32

2015   JV Race    15th of 17 teams  12:04 average   1-5 split = 2:31

2016   Vars Race  11th of 13 teams  11:09 average   1-5 split = 2:05

2016   JV Race    16th of 17 teams  13:05 average   1-5 split = 2:10

2017   Vars Race  only three runners entered

2017   JV Race    18th of 18 teams  12:24 average   1-5 split = 0:39

2018   Var Race   11th of 11 teams  11:14 average   1-5 split = 0:59

2018   JV Race    17th of 17 teams  15:24 average   1-5 split = 8:55




The GSB Pumpkin Run *  

2015  Var Race  11th of 12 teams   13:17 average   1-5 split = 2:54

2016  Var Race  10th of 13 teams   12:26 average   1-5 split = 1:25

2017  Var Race  10th of 13 teams   10:29 average   1-5 split = 1:19

2017  JV Race   only three runners entered

2018  Var Race  10th of 11 teams   12:39 average   1-5 split = 1:23


* Course is 1.7 except for 2017 when it was 1.5


Home Course Record (1.8 miles)

Rohan Batra   11:35   




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1295 Inman Ave,
Edison, NJ 08820
(908) 754-1882
The Wardlaw + Hartridge School is a top private and college prep school in Edison, New Jersey, which provides an independent, pioneering educational experience at the early childhood, kindergarten, elementary, middle, and high school levels.
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