Youth Track and Field
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 15th, 2017
Days – Mon, Wed, Thurs
Time – 4 – 5:30pm
Location – Cascade Middle School Track
Start Date – May 15th, 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 22-25th weekend at Jesuit in Beaverton, OR, Regional meet July 6-9th weekend at Central Valley High School and National Meet in Lawrence, KS on July 24-30th 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 15th and go through at least the state meet. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4-5:30pm, at Cascade Middle School’s track. 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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