Spring Landsharks Running Club

Our first practice will be Tuesday April 4th after school.  

Please register your runner at http://www.landsharksrunningclub.com before the first practice. 

Here is a little bit of information regarding our upcoming Spring Track season. All the meets this Spring will be at Doherty High School on Monday evenings at 6pm. More information will be coming your way in the Friday folder.  

 

2017 Spring Track Race Schedule
Registration fee is $59 and Runners will need to purchase a Landsharks T-shirt for $14. if they don't already have one from previous season.

Please register prior to your first practice!

Race Dates (please check the Race Sites page to confirm the dates your school will be racing!)

Race Night #1 -  April 24th
Race Night #2 -  May 1st
Race Night #3 -  May 8th
Back-up Race Night - May 15th

Race Schedule

Race Night 1 - 50m Dash. then choice of 400m or 800m
Race Night 2 - 100m Dash, then choice of 400m or Mile
Race Night 3 - Choice of Mile or 400m, followed by the 200m Dash

Practices:  We will have our first practice April 3rdWe meet Tues. & Wed. after school at  3:15pm  until 4:30pm.  Runners will leave their backpacks along the stone wall on the playground. Runners will assemble by the boys main floor bathroom.  At practice, we will warm-up, run by ability groups, cool down, and be released to the same assembly area.  Please pick up your runner by 4:40pm.  Please have your child bring a water bottle, labeled with his/her name on it, to every practice!

Practices are cancelled if the wind chill is under 30 degrees, and/or if it is physically snowing or raining. We will notify you via email before 3pm.  

Dress for Success:  Runners need to dress according to the weather.  We encourage them to change out of their school attire into running clothes before practice begins. 

Clothing guidelines:
55 degrees and warmer - Running shoes, t-shirt, shorts, and optional running hat.
45-54 degrees - Running shoes, t-shirt, sweatshirt/windbreaker, shorts or sweat pants.
44 degrees and cooler - Running shoes, t-shirt, sweatshirt/windbreaker, sweat pants, running hat/head band and gloves.  If it is windy, dress one cooler level down.

Running shoes:  We will train on the areas around the school. We encourage you to purchase running shoes for your runner(s).  Please check your child’s current running shoes for wear.  Expect to pay at least $50 for a good shoe that will last for the fall and spring series if worn just for running.  Buy them a little large, not tight.  We have three running stores sponsoring our program and providing a discount for Landshark runners:  Colorado Running Company and the Runner’s Roost.

Races:  Our races will be held on Monday evenings at Doherty High School on April 24thMay 1st, and May 8th.  A back-up race is scheduled for May 15th in case it is needed due to a weather cancellation.  We would like your runners at the race site NLT 5:30pm.  Races begin at 6:00pm. We will be done by approximately 7:00pm  Runners may leave after their second event is over or stay to cheer on their teammates.  

Coach Mandy - amanda_jesse@msn.com
Coach Lisa - miss_nimrod@yahoo.com
Coach Rosey - rreidlsm@gmail.com

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