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Support the Team

Pasta Dinners

The team enjoys a pasta dinner together every Thursday after practice. Support the girls by hosting a dinner at your home or helping prepare sides and serving at a dinner.

To volunteer, choose a date and add your name and number to the Pasta Dinner Signup. See Pasta Dinner Menu Suggestions for ideas and amounts. Email Bethany Petska with questions.

Chocolate Milk

Chocolate milk (two gallons and lactose free option) is provided to the team after every meet. It helps replenish muscle tissue and gives a beneficial ratio of carbohydrate to protein for a shorter recovery time.

To volunteer, choose a date and add your name to the Chocolate Milk Signup. Email Bethany Petska with questions.

Camp Information

Camp Information and Parent Night

Team Camp

Cross Country camp takes place on Tuesday, July 30 and Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at Camp Lazarus (4422 Columbus Pike, Delaware, OH 43015). Camp begins each morning at 8:00 am. Team members should pack a lunch. Dinner will be provided.

A Medical Release Form is required for every participant.

Parent Night

Prior to camp on Sunday, July 28 at 5:00 pm there will be a parent social followed by a short meeting presented by the boosters. Please plan to attend!

Email Bethany Petska with questions.

Fees and Forms

Booster and Camp Fee

A $100 fee is due by July 28, 2024.

This covers the cost of camp (e.g., food, facility, t-shirt), senior banners, replacement uniforms, website, and End-of-Year Celebration.

Submit payment to Booster Treasurer, Sarah Myers, one of the following ways:

  • Check: written to OAB with “OHS Girls XC Country and Camp Fee” in the memo line

  • Zelle: 614-208-9413 - Sarah Myers

  • Venmo: @Sarah-Myers-335 (last 4 digits of phone number are x9413)

Required Forms

The OHSAA Physical Form and FinalForms registration must be completed prior to the first mandatory practice on Thursday, August 1, 2024. 

For instructions on parent and student registration, see FinalForms Instructions.

Access FinalForms.

Pay-to-Participate Fee

The Olentangy High School Pay-to-Participate fee is due Monday, September 9, 2024. 

This fee can be paid online through PowerSchool or via check or cash at Olentangy High School.

Access PowerSchool.

Fees and Forms


The Olentangy Girls Cross Country Booster (OGCCB) was founded nine years ago by parents to support the coaches and the team. We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. All parents are welcome!

Board Members & Chairs

Board Memebers

2024 Season

Booster President
Booster Vice President
Booster Secratary
Booster Treasurer
OBA Representative

Fundraising & Pasta Dinners
Donation Requests
Spirit Wear
Team Photos
Website Coordinator
Chocolate Milk
Volunteer Opportunities
Parent Tent
Meet Photographer
End of Season Celebration


Bethany Petska
Mikki Nelson

Tracy Buday
Sarah Myers
Mike Ashanin

Susan Albert
Marcella Conkling

Yohonna Smith



What is the Parent Tent?

Frequently Asked Questions


What are the skits during coaches camp?

A team bonding event separated by grade level. It’s a feisty competition!

How does my daughter get to practice if it's not at the school?

If she doesn't drive yet, she'll be assigned to another team member with a driver’s license to safely transport her to the practice location. A lot of bonding happens during the car ride! Your daughter will need a ride home after practice.

What is the pasta dinner?

A weekly team event for carb loading on Thursdays before race day. A family hosts either at their home, a park, etc. The team arrives after practice around 5:00 and they are starving! Serving ware, utensils, and paper products are provided by the Booster group. Sometimes the pasta is also donated. If not donated, the expected food preparations are provided.

What is expected on race day?

Your runner will run a 5k (3.1 miles) in either the Varsity or Open race.
Racing is fun, but so challenging! Cheer on your athlete!

What is the Parent Tent?

A location set up away from the team where parents can mingle, discuss viewing locations, sign your child out if they are not riding the bus home, enjoy some snacks, and celebrate the team’s race accomplishments!

How do I watch my daughter during the race?

Most courses have multiple viewing locations where your child will pass and will look forward to smiling, familiar faces. Meet at the Parent Tent beforehand and we’ll talk about good viewing spots.

Why do the girls drink chocolate milk after races?

Chocolate milk offers a ratio of 3:1 carbs to protein and is proven to replenish muscle glycogen quickly.

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