CORK Youth Track and Field is a developmental program geared towards preparing kids to compete in the USATF Junior Olympic Track and Field series and other post-middle school season meets. This program teaches the basics of running, jumping and throwing. Practices are built around actual workouts, but with a hefty amount of fun included. Teamwork, sportsmanship, form, and nutrition are all addressed. Practices start late May.
Spring CORK Youth Track and Field Practices begin May 16th
Days – Mon, Wed, Thurs
Time – 4 – 5:30pm
Location – TBD
Start Date – May 16th, the week AFTER middle school districts.
Coaches – Max King, Kari Strang, others (TBD)
Ages – 8* – 19 yrs (*younger/elementary kids, and/or kids unable to complete a standard workout may require additional parent involvement in order to participate)
USATF Schedules will be updated as we get more information from USATF Oregon.
CORK Youth Track and Field is a developmental program geared towards preparing kids to compete in the USATF Junior Olympic Track and Field series. The JO Series includes the State Meet June 25th weekend at Jesuit in Beaverton, OR, Regional meet July 9th weekend at Southwest Athletic Complex. West Seattle, and National Meet at Sacramento State Univ. on July 30th weekend. Sprints, distance, jumps, throws, and other field events are all included. Please note that Multi events (heptathlon, etc) start a day or two earlier.
Practices start May 16th and go through at least the state meet. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4-5:30pm, location TBD as Cascade Middle School’s track is being resurfaced. Cost is $30. USATF Membership is only mandatory to compete in Junior Olympic Meets.
For more help on navigating USATF registration procedures we’ve set up a HELP page here.
Coaches this season will be Max King and Kari Strang as well as some other top notch Central Oregon Track coaches.
Contact: CORK.Youth.Running@gmail.com or Kari Strang at firstname.lastname@example.org
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