Santa Clarita Track Club
Santa Clarita Track Club Newsletter
April 17, 2017
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Track & Field 2017
Storm Kids Running
Develop your speed
Build your Endurance
Improve your Technique
Running Events: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 4x100m, 4x400m 80m Hurdles,
100m Hurdles
Field Events: Running Long Jump, Shot Put, High Jump. 
Track is the one sport that is good training for all sports, whether its Football, Basketball, Soccer, or Baseball, Track & Field will improve your speed, endurance and coordination.
Practice will begin on
February 11, 2017

As we go into the last 2 regular meets of the season many parents are wondering about the Championship meets and which one to attend. That will be determined in the next 2 meets. Please read the section below to get a better understanding of the meet you will compete in! Also please feel free to talk to me or any other coach if you have questions. 

Storm On,
Coach,  Elaine Bingham
This Week's Practice Schedule
Age Group / Sprints / Field Events
Monday - Saugus HS - 6:00 - 7:45
Tuesday - No Practice
Wednesday - Saugus HS - 6:00 - 7:45
Thursday - No Practice
Saturday - Track Meet - @ Granada Hills Charter High School - Away Meet

Distance Athletes
Monday - Saugus HS - 6:00 - 7:30
Tuesday - Canyon High School - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday - No Practice
Thursday - Central Park - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday - Track Meet - @ Granada Hills Charter High School - Away Meet
Scholastic Awards
All forms should be turned in!

This Weeks Track Meet @ Granada Hills Charter H.S. 
 This week we are away at Granada Hills Charter High Schoo.l We will set up our tents on the 100 start line side for our check in and parents tents.  We will be  in charge of Shot Put and Girls long jump please volunteer !  Click here to volunteer
 Lost and found
I have a very large pile of lost and found clothes. I also have some new spike shoes and water bottles and a couple of chairs. Please check the fence at practice every night, you would be amazed at what is there. I will be donating all items on Thursday so if you see something you like at the end of practice feel free to take it! 
Merchandise orders 
If you would like to purchase spirit items  Please click here to visit our online store . Orders placed in the next 2 weeks will not be available until April 22nd.  
Championship Meets Coming Up May 6th and 13th
Open Final Meet (May 6th)  The open final meet is for all athletes who did not get a qualifying mark in any of the individual events, OR ranked top 8 in the western league. It will be held on May 6th. This is the final meet of the season for those athletes. If an athlete has a qualifying mark in any event they may not attend this meet. ALL SUB-GREMLINS ATTEND THIS MEET!! This is their final competition of the year. there will be medals awarded for the top 6 places at the meets. and special ribbons for all others after the meet. If you child has a Q next to their name in any event they can not come to this meet! 

Western League Championship Meet (May 13th) All qualified athletes and a select few athletes in the top of the league will be invited to the Western League Championship meet to be held on May 13th. The coaches will attend a seeding meeting of the League to finalize the seeding of this championship meet. Non-qualified athletes will fill any open positions in any events by the top 20 list of the league. If you are interested in being advanced to this meet, please let your coach know. Only the top 8 will be invited unless a qualifying mark is made.  

Individual Event Championship Meet (May 20th) This is the final event of the year at the conference level. The top four (4) finishers in each event from both leagues (East & West) and the next fastest time/mark will be invited to compete in this Conference wide Championship meet to be held this year at Oak Christian School in West Lake Village on May 20. This is a 9 lane track, so in the sprint events we will advance up to 9 athletes. The distance events advance 12 athletes, and the field events 9. All advancements to this meet come from the meet on the 13th at the Western League meet. There are no pass-through athletes, you must attend the meet on May 13th. This is the best of the Conference championship meet. If you need more information please be sure to ask your coach.

Team Picnic & Awards - May 21 Will be at Newhall Park on Newhall Ave. We will give you more details about this in the next 2 newsletters.
Alan Bingham
Santa Clarita Track Club