2012 Dunwoody High School Cross Country

Miscellaneous Runner's Info
Meet Recaps
2012 Schedule
Team Policies
Grade Sheets
2012 Fastest Times
History of the XC Wildcats
2012 Individual Times
Coaching Staff
Varsity Letter Requirements
Parent FAQ
Booster Club Information
A Cross Country Primer
Miscellaneous Runner's Info

Miscellaneous Info

Running Watches

Your student should have a simple running watch to time their runs. Running watches are required for some workouts.


Cross Country Spikes

Spikes are special racing shoes used to keep traction on cross country courses since they are not paved.


A good pair of spikes will give any athlete an edge in competition due to their light weight and ability to grip uneven terrain in Cross Country. However, this advantage comes with a pricetag of approximately $50.  We recommend any varsity runner to invest in a good pair of spikes if possible.  Likewise, the top JV runners should also consider buying a pair of spikes, especially if their shoe size is fairly stable; as the spikes can last their High School XC career.


Running Stores can expertly fit running shoes and Spikes. The local stores are:


Fleet Feet Sandy Springs

224-B Johnson Ferry Road

Atlanta, GA 30328

Tel: 404.255.3338

Big Peach Running Center Marietta

1062 Johnson Ferry Road

Marietta, GA 30068

Tel: 770.579.0444

Big Peach Running Center Atlanta

3881 Peachtree Road

Atlanta, GA 30319

Tel: 404.816.8488



Phidippides Sandy Springs

220 Sandy Springs Circle NE

Atlanta, GA 30328

Tel: 404.255.6149