Fall Cross Country
2016 Purdue Area Track Club Age Group Cross Country
Online Ordering Information
to order your 2016 Cross Country items.
Deadline to purchase is October 9th at midnight.
The PATC age group Cross Country experience is for athletes born in the year 2004 or younger ONLY. *(This could change if I can find someone to be in charge of an older age group-see below)*
|AGE DIVISIONS||YEAR OF BIRTH||RACE LENGTH|
*Athletes born in 2004 or older (7th and 8th graders) may be able to run with Coach Polk and the JH athletes at West Lafayette HS (schedule to be announced) after their State Championship meet on Saturday, October 1st.
The $50 club dues will cover 12 practice sessions. Parents may purchase club gear offered on line during a 2 week purchase window to be announced. Parents are required to sign off on liability and show proof of their own insurance coverage in case of injury. The season ends on Wednesday, November 2nd for those not wishing to compete in late season meets.
For those athletes interested in post season competition, and additional $15 fee will be collected for 4 additional practices and entry administration for these meets (Nationals on 11/19/16, Evansville, IN). Athletes will be responsible for the actual entry fees for these meets as well as transportation.
PATC FALL 2016
The 2016 Hoosier Grand Prix Series
- The Grand Prix series races are, of course, “optional”.
- Athletes can also choose to run in the YES Athletics National Meet in Evansville, IN on Saturday, November 19, 2016.
- All meets will have a “meet fee” that will be the responsibility of each competing athlete’s parents/guardians.
- All practices are optional and there is no penalty for missing practice
Remember that athletes can certainly choose to just come and run only, without competing in any meets at all!
TENTATIVE Practice schedule for Pre K – 6th Grade (born in 2004 and later)
(subject to change)
|Date||Location||Time||Activity (subject to change)|
|Monday, 9/26||Cumberland Park||4-5:00 PM||Call out and practice|
|Wednesday, 9/28||Celery Bog||4-5:00 PM||Trail Intervals (Learn trails A, B, C & D)|
|Monday, 10/3||Salisbury Track/Cumberland Park||4-5:00 PM||Mile time trial/Hokum Karum|
|Wednesday, 10/5||Celery Bog||4-5:00 PM||Trail Intervals|
|Monday, 10/10||Salisbury Track/Cumberland Park||4-5:00 PM||300s (hard/easy) on trail or 30 min. run|
|Wednesday, 10/12||Celery Bog||4-5:00 PM||“Hokum Karum” in the woods|
|Monday, 10/17||Cumberland Park||4-5:15 PM||Age group Time Trials (2K, 3K & 4K)|
|Wednesday, 10/19||Celery Bog||4-5:00 PM||A, B, C, D combo|
|Monday, 10/24||Cumberland Park||4-5:30 PM||Trail Intervals (Learn trails A, B, C & D)|
|Monday, 10/31||Cumberland Park||4-5:00 PM||TBA|
|*Wednesday, 11/2||Celery Bog||4-5:00 PM||
*Last practice for Level I Option)*
|The remaining practices are for Post Season competitors only, $15 additional fee|
|Monday, 11/7||Cumberland Park||4-5:30 PM||TBA|
|Wednesday, 11/9||Celery Bog||4-5:00 PM||Trail Intervals|
|Saturday, 11/12||TBA||USATF Association Championships||TBA (optional)|
|Saturday, 11/19||TBA||TBA||CCCNYC National meet, Angel Mounds State Park, Evansville, Indiana (optional)|
Coach Lane Custer (765-427-0752): email@example.com