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Royals Cross Country's 2019 season is complete!

Thanks for a great season of fun, friendship, and competition.

If you are interested in joining Royals Cross Country next year, please email Coach Hobbs to get on the "interested" list and receive a copy of the off-season workout plan.

The 2020 cross country season will begin on August 3, 2020.

Susan Hobbs
Team Information
The Austin Royals Cross Country team is made up of 7th - 12th grade boys and girls who practice and run in cross country meets from August through October.

We are committed to the Royals mission and vision of discipleship through athletics.

Our team is open to all fitness and experience levels. Our focus is on developing individual performance in a team setting, supporting and encouraging each other to be the best we can be on and off the course.

For questions or inquiries, please contact Susan Hobbs at 214-498-8328 or via email at
Off-Season Training Tips
Athletes, off-season training is critical!

Here are some tips to come into the season with your best foot forward.

- Work toward being able to run at a moderate pace for at least 30 minutes without stopping.
- Run at least 3 times per week, with some workouts focusing on speed and others focusing on endurance.

Contact Coach Hobbs for more detailed training tips and a complete off-season training plan!
Coach Bio
Coach Zach Hobbs is a former collegiate football player and ultra marathon runner. Coach Susan Hobbs is a certified personal trainer, fitness nutrition specialist and yoga instructor. Parents of Drew (14) and Kate (11), the Hobbs are members of Rockbridge Church in Cedar Park. They are entering their sixth year of home schooling with Northwest Austin Classical Conversations. They are excited to be a part of the Austin Royals family!