Cross Country

Fall 2023 registration is open!

All Middle School students are invited to join the St. Mark’s cross country team! Cross country and running in general is a very challenging yet rewarding sport. Not only does this lifelong sport have numerous health benefits, but it also teaches kids to overcome obstacles and to set and accomplish goals.

Practice Schedule

Practices will be held every Thursday, starting August 31 from 3-4 p.m. When school lets out, runners are to quickly change and meet at the bleachers on the Big Field for the start of practice.

Fall Race Schedule

St. Mark's will compete against other area private schools in a series of one-mile races, including a Bragging Rights Championship each semester. Below is the tentative fall race calendar:

Thursday, October 5 - Stoner Boat Launch (Clyde Fant) at 6:15 p.m.
Thursday, October 19 -Stoner Boat Launch (Clyde Fant) at 5:45 p.m.
Wednesday, October 25 - Stoner Boat Launch (Clyde Fant) at 5:45 p.m.
Saturday, October 28 - St. Mark's Paw Print Sprint (must register online)
Tuesday, November 7 - Bragging Rights Championship Meet at LSUS after Kids on the Run Race (6:15ish)

Spring race schedule will be released at a later date.

Registration Fee

If your runner is interested in joining the St. Mark’s cross country team for the 2023-2024 school year, there is a $30 fee. This fee covers race fees and expenses as well as a t-shirt.


If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact Coach Aaron Bergman at

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