Christina V. Adair Park, 4206 Adair Park Drive, Houston, Texas 77047. From Cullen, take a right onto Adair Park Dr. Take First right and follow drive to the only pavilion there., Pearland, TX, 77581, Harris County, Texas, US

Start Date

06/07/2021

Activities: Running only

Open to students in grades
7th – 12th grades

June 7 -July 30, 2021  (8 Weeks - 40 Days) Participants can miss as needed since families travel on vacation during the summer

Program Staff

This program is under the direction of Patrick Zarate who has over 22 years of collegiate and high school coaching experience. Coach Zarate has coached at the collegiate level for 13 years, six of which he was the Head Coach (Texas Lutheran University).

Coach Zarate is entering his tenth year coaching at Pearland Dawson High School.

Coach Zarate was named the NCAA National Coach of the Year and NCAA Regional Coach of the Year in 2008 as well as the American Southwest Conference Coach of the Year in 2010, 2011, and 2012. Coach Zarate is USATF Level 1 and 2 certified and is USATF Cross Country Specialist certified.

While at Dawson, Coach Zarate has coached five athletes to the UIL State XC Championships that have raced in the State meet 11 times and 9 athletes to the UIL State Track & Field Championships. Coach Zarate has assisted with 16 district team championships and over 50 individual district champions, over 30 area champions, and over 10 regional and state qualifiers.

Coach Zarate was inducted into the Texas Lutheran University Hall of Fame in 2019 for his accomplishments while coaching there.

While the head coach at Texas Lutheran University, Coach Zarate’s teams have accomplished:

-3 NCAA National Championships
-6 ASC Team Championships
-53 NCAA All-American honors
-64 ASC Individual Champions

Program Breakdown

□ Monday – Friday at 7:15am – 8:45am

Weekend runs will be recommended to you.  You will do these on your own. 

*** IN THE EVENT OF BAD WEATHER, UPDATED PRACTICE INFORMATION WILL BE SENT TO YOU BY TEXT BY 6:00am ON DAYS THAT THERE IS POSSIBLE BAD WEATHER. SO PLEASE JOIN HIS SUMMER REMIND GROUP TO GET THESE MESSAGES.

Each Session will last approximately 90 minutes.

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Pearland XC Running Camp

    Cost for this training camp is $70 before June 7th at 11:59pm and $85 after June 7th , 2021.
    Activity Starts: 6/7/2021 07:15 - Activity Ends: 7/30/2021 08:45
    Registration opens : 3/4/2021 01:00
    Activity type: Running only
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/4/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 6/7/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $70.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 6/7/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 7/29/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $85.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


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