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.
The annual Youth Classic meet is scheduled for July 14-15 this year at DeFazio Park in Needham, MA.
Athletes can compete in two running events per day (or pay an extra $10 to compete in more running or field events) as well as two field events per day (this is a new rule). The meet offers multi events There are trophies for the top teams. Remember we are defending champs!!! We want to have a strong showing.
The cost is $23 per athlete and it costs $12 more for the multi events. Coach Frank will register the team and submit all payments.
If you wish to compete submit this Needham YC Form
Car Wash Fundraiser
On June 25th from 1-4 pm, the Panthers held their second annual car wash fundraiser in the CLCF parking lot. The athletes made signs to entice drivers to stop in to get their cars cleaned.
Then athletes were put to work along with parents and coaches helped rinse, wash, and dry the cars that came by.
Thank you to all who came out and supported the Panthers team today!
About CLCF Track and Field.
Racing Team practices: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturdays.
Rec League Practice Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-7 PM
Panthers Running Club
CLCF Track and Field
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.
What is CLCF Track?
C.L.C.F. Panthers Track and Field
2017 Junior Olympics-New England
June 17 was the date of the New England Junior Olympic Meet. CLCF sent up 39 athletes to compete with the rest of New England.
Many of our athletes had great performances. The following qualified for the regional meet on July 6-9 at Fitchburg State University.
Names and number of events. Kayla (2) 1st 400&800, Michelina (2), Mitzie (1), Maia (1) 1st Jav, Lindsey (4), Mikaya (2), Rachel (1), Cailyn (2), Emmanuelle (1), Penny (3), Vy (1) 1st Jav, Sakeena (3), Nate B (3), Anthony (2) 1st 1500, Maxx (1), Cohen (2), Aaron (1) 1st R/W, David H (3), Caleb (2), Alex L (1), Alex D (3) 1st LJ, Alex P(1), Nate Q (1), Dylan (2), Nick (1), David M (1), Zack (2), Mike (2), Brandon (4), and Jake (1).
The 4x100 13-14 year old girls finished 1st with a time of 56.62-Sakeena, Mikaya, Penny, and Lindsey.
The 4x400 boys 15-16 year old boys finished first with a 3:57.24-Mike, Nick, Dylan, and Zack.
Congratulations to all Panthers who trained and competed in the meet this past weekend. There is more work to be done, the regional meet and then Needham.
Let's go Panthers!!