Thursday, October 17 2019

 The Marist Cross Country TEAM and parents will be hosting a Tailgate party at the ESCC Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday, October 19, 2019. The ESCC Conference Championships takes place at Melas Park, 1500 W. Central Rd, Mt. Prospect, IL.

 The Sophomore race will take place at 9:30 am. The Varsity race will take place at 10:30 am. The Junior Varsity race will take place at 11:30 am.The Awards Ceremony and Tailgate Party will commence at 12:00 pm.

 The Tailgate party will be a special experience for all of the athletes, parents, alumni, coaching staff, and guests. We need your help to make this event a success in 2019. If you could bring any kind of finger food, drinks, paper ware, plastic ware, and/or card tables, let Marist Head Coach Jon Gordon ( know, and he will post a list of items being brought to the Tailgate Party on twitter (Marist_BTrack) and/or our Team Website at THANKS

 As of October 18, 2019:

(1) Gordon Family             Bottled Water

(2) Senese Family             Sandwiches

(3) Fleming Family            Plates, Forks, Napkins, and small folding table (43")

(4) Bugos Family               60 packages of individually wrapped chips

(5) Lyke Family                 Paper goods

(6) Vulich Family               Fruit Tray

(7) Leonard Family            Bagels and Cream cheese

(8) Golden Family             Cookies, Plates, and Napkins

(9) Kerlin Family               Gatorade and Cookies

(10) Kavanaugh Family     Chicken Wings

(11) Geary Family             Sandwiches

(12) Wagner Family          Rice Krispie treats and cookies 


Our 2019 Cross Country Banquet will take place at the East Bank Club, 500 N. Kingsbury, the day after the IHSA State Cross Country Championships, on Sunday, November 10, 2019, from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. An amazing Italian Buffet will be served, including: Chicken Vesuvio, Pan-Seared Salmon, Cheese Stuffed Arancini, Flatbread, Romaine Hearts, Prosciutto, Vegetable Antipasto Salad, Mushroom and Spinach Salad, Mushroom Tortellini in white wine, herbs and cheese, Fresh Fruit, and Tiramisu. Every member of the TEAM will be honored at the banquet.

We need to provide a Final Head Count on FRIDAY to the East Bank Club this week. 

Banquet Ticket Orders (As of 10/18/19): Blasco (3), Bugos (2), Carey (3), Fleming (2), Geary (3), Golden (3), Gordon (2), Kavanaugh (3), Kerlin (3), Kratzer (3), Leonard (3), Lyke (3), Olsen (3), Phillips (2), Rivera (3), Robinson (1), Senese (4), Scott (9), Vulich (3), and Wagner (3).