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Welcome To The Home Of The Medford Track Club

 

We are part of the Medford Youth Athletic Association (MYAA)

   

Registration for the 2017 Spring Season is still open for select age groups.

Limited spots remain available. Please visit www.myaa.net to register 

Athletes will be placed on a waiting list if their Age Group is full.

  

 

We are looking for coaches with a track and/or field events background to help our athletes develop. 

Please email track@myaa.net if you are interested in helping.





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GENERAL HIGHLIGHTS:
The following is subject to change:

March 15th will be our first team practice (weather permitting). 

Standard Practice Times:

March

Mondays 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 PM

April/ May

Mondays 6:30 - 8:00PM

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:00PM


Practice Places:
Shawnee HS Track and Field Facility

Freedom Park

Memorial Middle School Track may be used as an alternate site

Meet Start Times:
Friday Night Meet 6:30PM
Saturday Meet 8:30 AM, 1:00PM or 5:00PM

Meet Dates:
Our first meet will be April 1st. Please refer to the calendar for specific meet dates/locations/times.

Meet Events:
Track: 80M Hurdles, 100M, 200M, 400M, 800M, 1500M, 3000M, 4x100M Relay, 4x400M relay
Field: Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, Mini-Javelin, Discus

Note: Some events are age restricted.

The following is the standard order of events for full meets:

- Field Events Open
- 3000M and 80M Hurdles
---------- - 100M
---------- - 1500M
---------- - 4x100M Relay
---------- - 400M
---------- - 200M
---------- - 800M
---------- - 4x400M Relay

Meet Directors may opt not to contest particular events due to time constraints. Weeknight meets will be limited to a few predetermined events.

Meet Locations: 2017 host sites include - Shawnee HS, Seneca HS, Cherokee HS, Washington Twp HS,

Please refer to the calendar for additional information.


Volunteers Needed: For home meets we need at least 20 volunteers to help run the meet. Please check in with your child’s coach to see what you can do.


PRACTICE INFORMATION:

PLEASE NOTE: If there is a Shawnee/Seneca/Memorial meet/event taking place on the track or field event areas, all MYAA members must remain outside the fenced track until the entire meet/event has been completed and authorization has been given to use the facility.

Use of the high jump pits is limited to supervised athletes competing in that event.

No one is permitted on the pole vault pits.

No one is permitted inside the Shawnee HS building

FAILURE TO ABIDE MAY RESULT IN THE LOSS OF MYAA'S FACILITY USE PERMIT.



CANCELLATION OF PRACTICE:

Practice will cancelled if there is heavy/steady rain for 30 minutes before practice and/or the temperature is less than 40 degrees at the start of practice time. Notice will be posted on this website by 5:00pm the day of if practice is cancelled.

Parents please use your best judgement in sending your child to practice in case of illness or weather conditions.

**Coaches will not be required to call every parent.**



MISC. INFO:
Nutritional needs for daily practices and meets:
Plenty of Fluids: Water, Gatorade, Powerade, etc., (AVOID soda or syrup drinks)Snacks: fruit, crackers, energy bars, granola bars, healthy snacks
(AVOID chips + candy)
Breakfast Tips: nutritious cereals,bagels, fruits, oatmeal, breakfast bars(AVOID Doughnuts, sugar cereals)

Please have your children dressed in layers appropriate for the weather conditions. Always have your child bring a warm/dry layer (sweatshirt/jacket/pullover)to put on before/after practice.

Just a thought: Meet days are like a picnic. Remember to bring chairs/blankets, snacks and drinks for the whole family.





QUESTIONS/COMMENTS:E-MAIL Kevin Doyle at kevinpdoyle@comcast.net