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Cross Country

“Run when you can, walk when you have to, crawl if you must. Just never give up!” Dean Karnazes

Description
Cross country as a CCA nurtures students’ holistic development. As they learn values and mold their character through running, students fulfill their potential and nurture passion in the sport. This transcends beyond their athletic domains into their academic pursuit with instilled discipline and resilience. Opportunities for student’s initiatives will give them ownership and self-direction as they develop their socio-emotional competencies.

The Xinmin Cross Country team will start in 2021 with the new Secondary 1 intake. The team will comprise of both boys and girls to represent Xinmin Secondary School at the National School Games. Students will also be able to participate in open running events that are organized for the public. 

Training details:
Days : Wednesday and Friday
Time : To be confirmed (2 hours duration)
Venues : School / Ci Yuan Sports Park / Hougang Stadium / Buangkok Crescent PCN/ Punggol Park

Features
1. E-CCA to encourage students to be self-directed in their training regime
2. Leadership roles to create responsible and proactive athletes to take ownership
3. Varied training programmes such as running workouts and fitness trainings

Events
- Sec 1 Orientation
- Farewell for graduating batch
- Values in Action projects
- Team bonding / Camp

Teacher IC : Miss Estee See Toh
Email address : Seetoh_sijia@schools.gov.sg
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