2015 Racing Team Cookout
On August 8, from 12 pm to 3 pm, the Panthers racing team will be holding their end of year cookout. It will be held at the CLCF building on Pontiac Ave and will be pot-luck. More details to come.
Attleboro YMCA Jaguars
Our friends up in Attleboro, are having their annual summer meet series. They run on Tuesday nights, starting on June 23 and running until August 4. It is held at Bishop Feehan High School. Field events go from 5-5:45, with running events starting at 6 pm. The number of events are limited but it Ed Poirier of the Jaguars does a great job being supportive and moving everything quickly. It is also open to high school and adults if interested. Ed asks for a $5 donation to help off set the cost of putting on the meets. Below is a the YMCA flyer, for full information.
On Saturday June 20, CLCF sent up 29 athletes to compete in the New England Junior Olympic Meet. CLCF had a good showing at the Junior Olympics, as we had 21 of the 29 athletes qualify for the regional meet. There were many who posted their personal best.
Next up is the Regional Junior Olympic Meet that will also be held in Fitchburg, from July 9-12.
Registration is open from June 27 and closes on July 3.
About CLCF Track and Field.
"RUN WHEN YOU CAN
WALK IF YOU HAVE TO
CRAWL IF YOU MUST...
JUST NEVER GIVE UP."
Panthers Running Club
CLCF Track and Field
East Greenwich Meets-Wednesdays in July
Every Wedenesday, in the month of July, EG Running Club are holding a summer track meet. It is free to any runner. It starts at 5:30 pm at the EG track-300 Avenger Dr. They have running events from the 50 m up to the mile. Plus field events such as high jump, turbo jav, and long jump.
Click on the link for more info and to register your child for the meet.
Racing Team practices: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturdays.
Rec League Practice Mondays and Wednesdays 6-7 PM
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.