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Los Alamitos High School Cross Country 
3591 Cerritos Avenue, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Los Alamitos High School
Cross Country
Welcome to the 2021 Cross Country Season

If you are new to the team and interested in joining please contact Coach Celestin by email

Please have your Early Release Form to your coach by August 16th.  

Please have your Medical Form (must be on school form) in by November 1st.  Girls especially but boys also should to get Ferritin checked.  If under 35 please ask your doctor for an iron supplement.

Please have your Athletic Clearance process done by August 16th. Returning athletes only need to update this form.


Monday, May 24 - 6:00pm zoom meeting for new (incoming 9th grade) parents.  Go to Los Alamitos HS athletics web page - the very top and click on link for meeting.

Tuesday, May 25 - 6-7pm.  All parents welcome to a team orientation for summer and the season.  Outside room 500 @ LAHS (near cafeteria)

Mid-June - training calandars will be handed out to returning runners to start easy mileage buildup.

July 5 - August 14 - Griffin Running Camp 4:30pm-6:30pm Monday-Thursday, 8:00am-10:00am Friday (all days encouraged but optional)

July 6 - Team Ice Cream Social / Goal Night - room 500 at Los Al. 6:30-8:00pm.

August 1-6 Idyllwild Optional Team Camp - visit for info and to register.

August 11 Team Time Trial (to make the team) at Central Park, HB 9:00-11:00am 

August 16 school begins - workouts 2:00pm-4:15pm.  Exception Mondays - Central Park, Huntington Beach 2:00pm-5:15pm

August 21 Griffin Games and Parent Orientation Meeting at Central Park, Huntington Beach  9am

September - October - practices continue and races most Saturdays 7:00am-12:00pm.  All runners attend and stay for all races.  

September 15 Parent Social at Mama’s

December 1 Team Banquet at Old Ranch Country Club

Race Schedule (tentative)

9/4 - Great Cow Invitational - Cerritos Regional Park 6am-12pm

9/11 - Laguna Hills Invitational - 6:00am-12pm (Frosh/Soph & JV)

9/17-19- Mt. Carmel Inviational (San Diego) Senior and Varsity weekend 

9/25 - No race

10/2 - Central Park (HB) Invitational 6am-12pm

10/9 - Bell Gardens Invitational - Cerritos Regional, 6am-12:pm

10/16 - No race

10/23 - Mt. Sac Invitational (Walnut), 6:00am-3:00pm

10/30 - League Finals (Central Park, HB) 6:00am-12:00pm

11/13 - CIF Prelims-  Mt. Sac (for the top 2 qualifing league teams)

11/20 - CIF Finals - Mt. Sac (for teams that qualify at prelims)

November 1st - non varsity athletes can transfer to a winter or spring sport or stay in the low key  (2:00pm-3:15pm) off season XC class if interested and if the class is offered - more info later. 


Please consider a tax deductible 2021 team sponsorship!

You or your business will be recognized here, on team banner, and at our banquet.