Practice on Wednesday, March 21st For Both Teams is Cancelled Due to Weather
WELCOME TO THE 2018 ST. ELIZABETH TRACK & FIELD TEAM
Track registration for the 2018 season is CLOSED.
*Please see the 2018 season schedule below and mark all dates on your calendar. To have the opportunity to qualify for the Area Meet, your child needs to participate in the Regional Meet. To have the opportunity to qualify for the Archdiocesan Championship Meet, your child needs to have qualified at the Area Meet.*
Competitive Team: (Grades 4-8) Every Wednesday & Friday from 5:30-6:45 at Downingtown East High School. When practice is in St. Elizabeth's gym, practice will be from 5:45-6:45.
Subnovices: (Grades K-3) Every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 at Downingtown East High School.
Meet information (including the list of events and the meet schedule) is posted below. Athletes will compete in one of three age groups. Novices and Minors may compete in a maximum of 3 events. Cadets may compete in up to 4 events. We will work closely with each athlete to determine which events she or he is most interested in and are most suited for.
Athletes should practice in comfortable running shoes. You may also want to purchase track spikes for the meets-but it is not required. Spikes may be no longer than ¼ inch. There are sprint, mid-distance and long distance track shoes available. Athletes need to bring plenty of water to all practices and meets. The track can be cold and windy at the beginning of the season. Athletes should dress in layers! Track uniforms will be provided to wear in the meets. If the athlete wants to wear their own shorts, please have them wear navy blue if possible.
Track & Field General Information
Age Groups (regardless of grade):
Novice – Birth years 2007, 2008
Minor – Birth years 2005, 2006
Cadet – Birth years 2003, 2004 or on or after September 1, 2002 (but cannot exceed 8th grade)
ORDER OF EVENTS:
4x400m Open Relay
Field Events: High Jump, Long Jump, Shot Put, Triple Jump (Cadets Only)
2018 MEET DATES:
There are 5 Practice Meets this year because at least one has been canceled in each of the last 3 years due to weather.
Practice Meet 1: Sunday, March 25, 2018
Easter: (OFF) Sunday, April 1
Practice Meet 2: Sunday, April 8, 2018
Practice Meet 3: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Practice Meet 4: Sunday, April 22, 2018
Practice Meet 5: Sunday, April 29, 2018
Penn Relays for Selected Teams: April 24, 2018
Regional Meet: Saturday, May 5, 2018
Area Meet: May 19 or 20, 2018 - TBD
Arch Diocese Finals: Saturday, June 2, 2018
If you have any questions feel free to email us at:
Head Coaches - Jim Miller (
) & Melissa Miller (
Subnovices - Tara Todd (