Track and Field

Track and Field is available for boys and girls.  Athletes compete in various events against other schools across the city. Each athlete must be able to provide his/her transportation to/from meets. Attendance at team practices and competitions is required.

  • Eligibility: Enrollment is open to all students in grades 5th-8th.
  • Season: Spring.
  • Commitment: Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Fee: None
  • Contact: Ms. Bitz (5/6 Grade); Mr. Doyle (7/8 Grade)

General Information:

There is typically 1 open meet (informal meet to gain familiarization with the events) and then 1-3 formal meets, depending on whether the team or individual qualifies for the next round. Meets last ~3 hours. Kids can wear spikes (1/4″ or smaller).

  • Running Events: 100M; 200M; 400M; 800M (5/6 grade only); 1600M (7/8 grade only)
  • Field Events: Long Jump; Shot Put
  • Relay Events: 4x100M Relay; Sprint Medley (7/8 grade only)

Individuals can participate in up to 3 events per meet (2 races; 1 field). The school can have up to 2 contestants per individual event and 1 relay team per relay race.