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Weekly update from Coach McDonnell - schedule, photos, more!

First meet results - Picture day October 3

Hi parents and students,

We represented the Lycée very well at our first meet, a crowded and competitive one! Margaux Bailey, Luc Outrequin Quaisser, and Guthrie Smith earned medals for finishing in the top 40 in their race, and everyone ran faster than their time trial in practice. The 5th-6th grade boys, our biggest group, placed 8th out of 13 teams. The full results are available here. I am very proud of the efforts of each runner! Go Flames!

Believe it or not, there are only two weeks left for Cross Country. We are going to finish strong - two meets next week and one the following week. See the below schedule for details, including updated times for the Latin meet. Buses will be provided to and from the meets, but please let me know if you plan to pick up at the meet.

On Monday, October 3, we have our official picture day at 4:45. Students must bring their uniform.

Finally, I will host a pizza party for the team at lunch on Friday, October 14. I will give details in practice. Students must bring their uniform if they borrowed one. No uniform, no pizza! The uniforms should be washed and in the white drawstring bag I issued them in. It is very important we get all the uniforms back so.

Please email me at lmcdonnell@lyceechicago.org if you have questions. I hope to see you at next week's meets.

Go Flames!

Coach Lauren McDonnell

Meet and Event Schedule

Lane Tech Invite and Fun Run - FINISHED

Wednesday, Sep. 28th, 4:30pm

Horner Park, Chicago, IL, United States

Chicago, IL

Latin Invitational - Middle School

Wednesday, Oct. 5th, 4:15pm

2001 North Clark Street

Chicago, IL


  • 4:15 - 3rd-4th BOYS (1 mile)
  • 4:30 - 3rd-4th GIRLS (1 mile)
  • 4:45 - 5th-6th BOYS (1 mile)
  • 5:00 - 5th-6th GIRLS (1 mile)
  • 5:15 - 7th-8th BOYS (2 miles)
  • 5:30 - 7th-8th GIRLS (2 miles)

Return to school around 6:30-6:45

The race start is in Lincoln Park near the end of the Lincoln Park Zoo parking lot. You can park in Zoo parking (there is a fee). Entrance is accessed off Fullerton. Other parking around the neighborhood can be tight!

Lane Tech Rising Runners Meet

Thursday, Oct. 6th, 4:15pm

2501 West Addison Street

Chicago, IL

4:15 - 7th and 8th grade girls race (1.5 mile)

4:35 - 7th and 8th grade boys race (1.5 mile)

4:50 - 4th-6th grade boys and girls race (1 mile)

5:20 - Girls high school race (2 miles)

5:40 - Boys high school race (2 miles)

Parents can park in the Lane Tech lot off Western Ave.

Return to school between 6:30-6:45

Chicago Lab School Invitational

Thursday, Oct. 13th, 4pm

5531 South King Drive

Chicago, IL

Starting at 4:00:

Middle School Girls - 3000 m (~1.8 miles)

Middle School Boys - 3000 m (~1.8 miles)

Questions? Email Coach McDonnell