LYNNFIELD — The cross country teams will begin holding pre-season practices on Thursday, Aug. 27 at noon.

The Pioneers will also be holding practices on Friday, Aug. 28 and Saturday, Aug. 29, both beginning at 9 a.m. Student-athletes will meet outside in front of the gym lobby.

Additionally, the cross country teams will be holding a meeting for any incoming new runners and their parents on Wednesday, Aug. 26, beginning at 6 p.m. in front of the gym lobby.

“Anyone interested in running cross country is certainly encouraged to attend,” said cross country head coach Joe DiBiase.

If residents have any questions, parents can e-mail DiBiase at