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USATF Certified Club, participant in the Junior Olympics.

Saturday meets from 9 am-Noon

What is CLCF Panthers Track and Field?

CLCF track and field is part of the non profit, volunteer organization known as Cranston's League for Cranston's Future (CLCF). CLCF promotes healthy wellness, sportsmanship, and activity in children. The program gives the youth in Cranston and its surrounding areas a chance to learn about the sport  of track and field, make friends, and have fun.

There are two seasons for CLCF track and field. There is an outdoor season that has the CLCF Track running club and the CLCF Panthers Racing Team. The running club offers practice two nights a week for one hour. It also offers 5 meets on Saturday mornings that offer friendly competition. Ribbons are awarded to the top 6 finishers in each event. Varied events in running, jumping, and throwing are offered. The running club starts in April and ends in the beginning of June.

The Panthers Racing team also starts in April and but runs until the end of July. There are four  75 minute practices a week and special attention is spent on specific skills and events the athletes wish to compete in. The team runs in meets in RI, MA, NH, and NY. The racing team compete in the Junior Olympics and other USATF sanctioned meets. 

Both the Rec League and Racing Team workout on the Cranston West Track on Metropolitan Ave.

The other season is the indoor season. There is only a racing team for this season. They practice 3 times a week for one hour. Locations vary at different gymnasiums. The team competes in 3-4 meets, in MA and RI and lasts from December until the middle of February.

All teams are for ages 5-14, for any child interested in having fun with running.

CLCF Track and Field

Panthers Running Club

  

CLCF Sports.org:

CLCF sports main page





​​​​​​2015 SEASON

 On May 30 we will have our 4th meet of the track season. at the West track. On this day, the Warwick Wolves have committed to attending and competing in our 4th meet. They plan on bringing between 80-100 runners to the meet. I am hoping that CLCF has a strong showing, so we can show them that Panthers are stronger than Wolves.

So let's show them CLCF pride on May 30!!

Rainedout Texting


New to CLCF Track is a program called Rainedout, which delivers information about CLCF track via your phone and email-if you choose. Text 84483 and the appropriate team to join. 

Racing Team- enter-Pantherssports7632

Rec League-enter-RunningClubsports7632



"RUN WHEN YOU CAN

WALK IF YOU HAVE TO

CRAWL IF YOU MUST...​

JUST NEVER GIVE UP."

~DEAN KARNAZES

Rec League Practice Mondays and Wednesdays 6-7 PM

Racing Team practices: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturdays.

About CLCF Track and Field.

Junior Olympics

Information for the June 20, Junior Olympic Meet has been released. The link to register is currently not working, but will surely be fixed soon. Make sure your Panther is registered as a USATF member. Don't forget to have their DOB verified so they can be registered in the meet. 

Here is the link to the JO's infor

Fitchburg Meet Info


Amherst Meet

On June 7, CLCF Panthers will be participating in their first USATF sanctioned meet. The meet will take place at Souhegan High School, 446 Boston Post Rd, Amherst, NH.  Check in begins at 10 am with events starting at 11am. The cost is $7 for unlimited amount of events. 

Team uniforms are expected to be worn and 6 mm or smaller spikes can be worn.Travel time from Cranston, RI is just under 2 hours.

2015 Banquet

On June 8, CLCF Track and Field  will be holding their annual banquet at Ralph's Kitchen, 1418 Plainfield Pike, Cranston. The festivities start at 6 pm. During the banquet, end of year medals are passed out, special acknowledgements to runners and coaches are made, and one super cool raffle is held. Dinner is served by the staff of Ralph's Kitchen,along with a cash bar.

Tickets are on sale now at practice until May 27. The cost is free to all runners and $15 to all other guests.