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
WHO: Athletes ages 7-16
WHAT: 2022 Cherokee Youth Track & Field Registration
WHEN: February 18, 2021
WHERE: Online at www.cherokeeyouthrunning.com
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 email us with a request to be put on a waiting list. We look forward to trying to accommodate all interested athletes.
COST: $165 Registration Fee
UNIFORM: $45 Jersey / $40 Shorts* Uniform purchase is mandatory for all athletes that did not participate in the Fall XC season where we began our new uniform transition. Visit the shop to order your uniform.
Thank you for your interest in running with us!!
First day of practice: Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Normal Practice Schedule
Ages 8-10 Tuesday 6:00-7:30pm at the Cherokee HS track
Wednesday 5:00-6:00pm at Heritage Park
Ages 11-15 Wednesday 6:00-7:00pm at Heritage Park
Thursday 6:00-7:30pm at the Cherokee HS track
*NOTE: Please enter track from the softball/baseball field end
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.
Junior Olympic Meet Schedule *Optional Postseason*
*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 12/31/2022. This is also their Race Age.