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Cross Country provides boost for middle school students

Restrictions from COVID-19 affected many programs in San Juan Unified in the 2020-21 school year, including middle school athletics. As health and safety guidelines loosened in the Spring, district leaders decided to plan and implement a middle school cross country season to give students an outlet for exercise, competition, and provide a boost to their socio-emotional wellness.

In the video above, communications intern Nanik Tagore interviews students, parents, and coaches about the importance of the cross country season.