Track & Field is one of the oldest sports that exists and is unique in the variety of events it offers. Running, jumping and throwing are what attract so many athletes to this sport.

Track & Field Events offered in our program are:

Running events: 100M, 200M, 400M, 800M, 1500M, 3000M, 4×100 Relay, 4×400 Relay and Hurdles

Field events: Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, and Mini Javelin
*Some events have age restrictions. (see chart below)

Our goal as the Cherokee Junior Warrior Track Club is to provide a Track and Field Developmental Program in which athletes can develop track and field knowledge and skills in each event that will boost their confidence, strengthen their abilities and prepare them to compete at the high school level. Our main objective is to train in a way that builds confidence, team unity and where personal best is achieved. We want the athletes to have fun and enjoy learning the sport of track and field

Track & Field Registration Information

WHO: Athletes ages 7-16
WHAT: 2023 Cherokee Youth Track & Field Registration
WHY: We want you to be a part of our Cherokee Jr Track team
ATHLETE LIMITS: We have a limit on the amount of 8U and 9/10 athletes we can enroll. If you go to register and an age group is full, please click here to join the waiting list. We look forward to trying to accommodate all interested athletes.
COST: $165 Registration Fee  
UNIFORM: $45 Jersey / $40 Shorts*  Jersey purchase is mandatory for all athletes that do not have the current uniform (shorts are optional).  

Thank you for your interest in running with us!!

Practice Information

Athletes are encouraged to join us for conditioning T-Th from 5:00-6:30 at Boling Park, beginning Feb 21, 2023 

First official day of practice
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Normal Practice Schedule
Ages 8-12  Tuesday 5:30-7:30pm Meet at Boling Park and finish at the Cherokee HS track
Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm at Heritage Park (between Ingles and YMCA)

Ages 13-17 Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm at Heritage Park (between Ingles and YMCA)
                          Thursday 5:30-7:30pm Meet at Boling Park and finish at the Cherokee HS track

*NOTE: Please enter the track from the first entrance, North entrance near red shed (past the basketball court and up the hill)

What to bring to practice: Water bottle, running shoes and a positive attitude
*Appropriate running attire would include athletic shorts, t-shirt and running shoes

Other suggestions: Use the restroom before practice and always keep toenails clipped

Rain: When it is raining we will not practice. We will inform you via email/Remind of canceled practices.  

2023 Meet Schedule

  • April 15 – River Ridge HS hosted by River Ridge Youth Track
  • April 22 – Sequoyah HS hosted by Sequoyah Youth Track
  • April 29 – Creekview HS hosted by Creekview/Cherokee   *We will Co-Host this track meet w/ Creekview YTC
  • May 06 – Etowah HS hosted by Etowah Youth Track
  • May 28- Walton Pope Meet (Tentative/TBD)


Junior Olympic Meet Schedule *Optional Postseason*

  • June 3 – USATF GA Association Developmental Meet at McDonough HS, GA
  • June 22-25 – USATF GA Association Jr Olympic Track and Field Championship at Morrow HS, Ellenwood, GA
  • July 6-9 – USATF Region 4 Jr Olympic Track and Field Championship at Miramar, FL
  • July 24-30 – USATF National Jr Olympic Championship at Eugene, OR


*Youth competitions take place in two-year age divisions. These age divisions provide young athletes the opportunity to compete with other athletes of similar ability. The Age Division is determined by the athletes’ age as of 12/31/2023. This is also referred to as their “Race Age”.