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Summer Track and Field

Purdue Area Track Club - Summer 2019

General Practice Information

Sixth grade and younger are typically introduced to all of the track & field events through a series of stations that are administered by High School and College athletes. Events include sprints, hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Pole Vault, Turbo-Javelin, Shot Put & Discus. Activities/skills include starts, hand offs & speed development. A “distance” group is offered 2 or 3 times as well. Older athletes (JH and older) will be more specialized in a particular event of their choice and may work in a smaller group with a high school coach or Purdue athlete. Contact Coach Custer personally for this request. The location is at the Salisbury Athletic Complex, 1000 Cumberland Ave., WL.

When is the PATC program?

The club practices/meets are held during the first 2 weeks of summer vacation, Monday through Thursday. Practices will be Mondays and Tuesdays (May 27th, May 28th, June 3rd & June 4th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm and meets will be Wednesdays and Thursdays (May 29th, May 30th, June 5th & June 6th at approximately 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm (meets may run a bit longer than practices depending on your events).

Week 1
Mon, May 27 Event stations
Tue, May 28 Event stations
Wed, May 29 Field event “meet” plus 1600
Thu, May 30 Running event “meet”

Week 2
Mon, June 3 Event stations
Tue, June 4 Event stations
Wed, June 5 Field event “meet” plus 1600
Thu, June 6 Running event “meet”

How much does the PATC cost and how do we sign up?

Registration will close at 100, no exceptions!

The club cost is $50 per person which covers staff pay, summer club dues & free entry into the four summer meets. We will have a “spirit wear” link for purchase of PATC printed activewear, simply connect to our web site to register & purchase items.

We will also have the 4 session option (any 4 of the 8 sessions) for $30!

Where can I get more information?

Lane Custer
Email: lanecuster@aol.com


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For more information, contact:

Lane Custer

Email: lanecuster@aol.com

Phone: 765-427-0752