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Cross Country - Boys & Girls

Royals Return to State

Woodbury Royals Girls Cross Country Team won the 4AAA Section Championship on Wednesday, October 27, 2023 for the second year in a row. 

The team will participate in the state meet on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 10:45 AM at Les Bolstad Golf Course.   

Meet information can be found here

Congratulations Royals!

2023 XC Kickoff Meeting

Google form for all things 2023 XC Season

Click here to sign up for Sioux Falls, select your t-shirt size, and sign up for pasta parties

2023 XC Season Schedule

7/27 -  (Tuesday) - Summer XC Camp Starts 

8/12 - Live Brave 5K/1 Mile. This is a pre season road race and not mandatory.  Community event that raises awareness for youth eating disorders and drives support for prevention and treatment programs.  Additional details and registration can be found here:

8/14 - First Official day of 2023 XC Practice - We will me at 3:30 pm in Coach Stevens room #224.  Enter through the main office doors.  

After day 1 we will move the location to Ojibway park if weather is good.  (3:30 pm Ojibway Park - NE side of parking lot beween the baseball/softball fields). If weather is bad we will meet inside by the Athletic Activities Door.  

*Note: Practice will be held M-F from 3:30pm -5:30 pm

08/17 - Parent Meeting (All athletes and at least one parent are encouraged to attend) 6:15 pm in the media center 

9/01 - Augustana Twilight (Sioux Falls SD, Yankton Trail Park)

9/07 - St Croix Bluffs 

9/15 - Applejack (Lakeville)

9/22 - Griak (Les Bolstad Golf Course (U of M))

10/7 - Simley (Inver Grove Heights) :

Time Schedule:

9:30 a.m. - Girls Junior Varsity 5k (unlimited entries)

10:10 a.m. - Boys Junior Varsity 5k (unlimited entries)

10:45 a.m. - Girls Varsity 5k (7 runners max)

11:20 a.m. - Boys Varsity 5k (7 runners max)

12:00 p.m. - Girls Middle School 2 Mile (unlimited entries)

12:30 p.m. - Boys Middle School 2 Mile (unlimited entries)

Awards - 1:00 p.m.

Top 3 Finishers in each Middle School Race

Top 5 Finishers in each JV Race

Top 10 Finishers in each Varsity Race


Team Awards for Varsity Team Champions

10/17 - Conference @ Tanners Brook Golf Course (Forest Lake)

1:30-2:30 Bus Arrivals and Team Check-In at Registration Tent
Pick up team envelope with chips, competitor numbers,
pins, map, and turn in uniform verification forms

2:30 Coaches Meeting at Registration Tent
3:15 Boys Varsity report to Start
3:30 Varsity Boys Race
3:45 Girls Varsity report to Start
4:00 Varsity Girls Race
4:15 Boys JV report to Start
4:30 JV Boys Race
4:45 Girls JV report to Start
5:00 Girls JV Race
5:15 JV Awards Ceremony

Varsity Awards to follow JV Awards

10/25 - Sections 

The meet will be held at Highland National Nine Hole Golf Course in Highland Park, St. Paul on Wednesday, October 25th. 

Section 4AAA

9:30   On Course

10:00 Coaches Meeting

10:40 Girls Race

11:30 Boys Race

12:30 Awards

11/4 - State (Les Bolstad Golf Course)

11/12- Post season race - NXR (Nike Heartland Regional) in Sioux Falls 

11/14 - XC Banquet at Prestwick


The girls’ cross-country team are the section 4AAA champions! They will be returning to the state meet for the second year in a row.  The top 5 Woodbury High School Racers finished in the top 10 of the race with Sarah Vaske finishing 4th overall. 

Pictured Left to Right:

Kelly McCarthy, Sarah Vaske, Emily Renlund, Isabelle Renlund, Hannah Rodemeyer, Alexa Fahey, Louren Rosenthal, Haylie Hedrington and Eva Kolomyski

Meet Results

Boys Qualify for State Meet

Led by five seniors the boys’ cross-country team qualified for the state meet as a team for the first since 2000. Dylan, Jack, Max, Vishnu, and Wes will finish up their high school cross-country career at St. Olaf on Saturday, November 5th at 10:30 AM.

Congratulations to the team members!

Pictured left to right:   Kavin Yedlapalli, Luke Mortensen, Brendan Fahey, Jack Konicek, James Worth, Wes Bruning, Vishnu Vundamati, Max Key, Dylan Longworth

Meet Results

Congrats to our 2021 MSHSL State Qualifiers!

Girls Qualify as a Team for MSHSL 2021 State XC Meet!

Girls Qualify as a Team for MSHSL 2021 State XC Meet! Senior Maggie McCarthy, Freshman Sarah Vaske, Senior Natalie Parent, Sophomore Kelly McCarthy, Sophomore Emily Renlund, Junior Anna Adamson, Freshman Haylie Hendrington

Junior Dylan Longworth, Senior Logan Munson, 8th Grader Colton Christenson, Junior Max Key Qualify for the 2021 MSHSL CC Meet!

Augustana Twilight

2021 Sioux Falls Team Photo