Indoor track is practiced at the West Warwick Civic Center which has a rubber track. Practices are held 3 times a week, working on all the different events for indoor track. The athletes are encouraged to compete in various meets in RI and MA. Some athletes compete in USATF Junior Olympics which requires some travel and extra practice. The season lasts from December until the middle of March.
2017 Junior Olympics Regioinal and National Meet
The USATF Junior Olympic Regional Meet was held over 4 days, July 6-9. Hundreds of athletes were looking to finish top five in their event to qualify for the national meet in Kansas.
CLCF sent almost 30 athletes to compete over the 4 days. The events were diverse, ranging from the 3000 meter to the 400 meter hurdles, discus, shot put and even one athlete in the decathlon.
The following athletes qualified for the meet in Kansas:
Anthony Renzulli-800 and 1500 meter, Vy Ho-javelin, Lindsey and Rachel Hobin, Sakeena Khan, Penny Tejada-4x100, Alex DelNigro-long and triple jump & 4x400 with Alex Lawton, Caleb Johnson, David Hajian. Zack Notarianni, Nick DelNigro, Mike Tortolani, and Dylan Maples-4x400. Aaron Johnson 1500 meter race walk.
Anthony and Alex DelNigro have set up Go Fund Me pages to raise money to compete in the national meet. Please support them if you can.
What is CLCF Track?
C.L.C.F. Panthers Track and Field
About CLCF Track and Field.
Racing Team practices: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturdays.
Rec League Practice Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-7 PM
The annual Youth Classic meet was held on July 14-15 at DeFazio Park in Needham, MA.
The Panthers sent over 35 runners to compete over the two days.
The Panthers defended their title fiercely against the stiff competition. The athletes knew that it would not come easy. Through their hard work and dedication CLCF ended up with another Youth Classic title. Congratulations to all the athletes and coaches of this great group!
CLCF Track is a non profit program under the umbrella of the CLCF Sports program.
The track offers children of various abilities and interest the chance to participate or learn the sport of track. All age appropriate track events (field and running) are included in each program.
There are two season, outdoor (spring) and indoor (winter)CLCF track has programs for youths ages 5-18 years old.
Rec League-This is for athletes who just want to learn the basics, do very little competition, or due to their schedule may not have the time to commit fully. Rec League practices 2 days a week and able to compete in the 5 Saturday Meets at Cranston West. The season lasts from April to June.
Racing Team-This team is competitive, as they practice 4 days a week, compete in meets out of state and in the USATF Junior Olympics. The expectations of the Racing Team are higher, as they need to be prepared to compete in highly competitive meets. The season lasts from April to July.
CLCF Meet #3 Video
Here is a short video of our meet from May. It was a rain shortened meet unfortunately.
Panthers Running Club
CLCF Track and Field
CLCF Cross Country
Registration is now open for CLCF's cross country program-Registration. The season runs in September and October. There practices on Tuesday and Thursdays from 5-6 pm and meets are on Saturdays from 4-5 pm. Practices are held at Roger Williams Park, West Track and the Briggs Field.
The program is run by Coach Tom Aman (email@example.com). Typically in the past the program included athletes from 3rd grade to 8th grade but Coach Tom is looking to bring in younger runners. If you child wants to run but is not within the above grade list, please contact Coach Tom about whether your child can join.
For more information you can goto the cross country page on CLCFsports.