Track Overview

  • Welcome to track season!

    We are excited for an fun, eventful track season.  Go Lions!

    Runners legs and shoes on a track ready to start a race

    Practice:

    -Every Monday-Thursday from 3:50-4:40pm (schedule dependent)

    -Athletes need comfortable clothes, water, sneakers every day for practice

    -There are late buses available every day after practice

    -There is no practice on 8/26 due to Back to School Night

    -There is no practice on 9/6 due to Labor Day

    -There is no practice on 9/23 due to Goal Setting Conferences

    -There will be no team or individual pictures to purchase; however, there will be team pictures for the yearbook.  

     

    Meet Dates:

    9/2- vs. Prairie

    Meet@ Campus Middle School (4785 S Dayton St Greenwood Village 80111)

                  Please note that this meet date is still being determined due to conflicting schedules. The only available dates to hold this meet is 8/31 or 9/1. We will inform you as soon as we know.

    9/9- @ Liberty Middle School (21500 E Dry Creek Road Aurora 80016)

    9/20- vs. Sky Vista Middle School

    9/21- vs. Infinity Middle School

    9/25- District Track Meet @ Cherokee Trail High School (more details to come)

     

    Preference Forms & Line-ups:

    -Preference forms will be sent out before the meets to gauge athletes’ interests in what events they would like to participate in.

    -This is a REQUEST. Not a guarantee.

    -Athletes can participate in 3 events per meet.

    -If athletes do not fill out the preference form, they will be placed in whatever events are available (usually the 1600m and 800m).

    -The line-ups will be emailed out 24 hours before the meet.

    -Line-up and roster questions can be sent to individual grade-level coaches

    -Athletes must attend at least four practices in order to participate in meets.

     

    Uniforms:

    -Uniforms will be handed out at practice and MUST be returned by the end of the season or there will be a fine.

    -Athletes must wear black shorts for meets.

    -Metal cleats are not allowed.

     

    Meets:

    -Home meets start at 4pm and last until 7pm (or when the sun sets)

    -We need several parent volunteers to ensure home meets run smoothly and quickly. Sign up to volunteer for the 9/2 meet here.

    -Away meets start 10-15 minutes after we’ve arrived at the visiting school

    -All athletes (6th-8th) must wear masks on the bus to away meets (available as needed)

    -Students will ride the bus to away meets, and can leave with a parent after completing their events.

    -Students may ride the bus back to Laredo after away meets. Parents must be at Laredo by 7:15pm to pick students up. Students may not walk home.

     

    Track & Field Order of Events

     (6G, 6B, 7G, 7B, 8G, 8B)

    55m Hurdles

    1600m (Mile)

    800m Relay (4x200)

    800m Run

    100m Dash

    400m Run

    400m Relay (4x100)

    200m Dash

    *If an athlete is participating in a field event, they can complete that event at any time throughout the meet, as long as it doesn’t interfere with a race they are participating in*

     

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