Santa Clarita Track Club
Santa Clarita Track Club Newsletter
May 1, 2017 
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Track & Field 2017
Storm Kids Running
Develop your speed
Build your Endurance
Improve your Technique
Running Events: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 4x100m, 4x400m 80m Hurdles,
100m Hurdles
Field Events: Running Long Jump, Shot Put, High Jump. 
Track is the one sport that is good training for all sports, whether its Football, Basketball, Soccer, or Baseball, Track & Field will improve your speed, endurance and coordination.
Practice will begin on 
February 11, 2017

Well the wind was very strong, but it did not stop the Storm from having a great meet. Thank you  all for such a great support to our team. We had so many Volunteers and the meet was fantastic!!  
Pictures are in Please pick them up with your ribbons. 
We are now going into our Championship season. The next meet will be for all
Sub-Gremlins and all other age group athletes who are
not Qualified or invited in the top 8 of the Western League to the May 13th meet. You can find the top times in the Western League  under
Track Records on top of Storm home page. Coaches will need all athletes to confirm  the events they want to run and if they would like to be petitioned into the top 8 for the next meet. Athletes CAN NOT run in both meets.I will be available at practice for any questions you may have.  
Also please feel free to talk to me or any other coach if you have questions. 
The Sign Up page will be available Thursday
Storm On,
Coach,  Elaine Bingham
This Week's Practice Schedule
Age Group / Sprints / Field Events
Monday - Saugus HS - 6:00 - 7:45 pick up pictures 
Tuesday - No Practice 
Wednesday - Saugus HS - 6:00 - 7:45
Thursday - No Practice
Saturday - Track Meet - @ Valencia 
Open Championship for all non Qualified athletes and Sub Gremlins 
Distance Athletes
Monday - Saugus HS - 6:00 - 7:30 pick up pictures 
Tuesday - Canyon High School - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 
Wednesday - Saugus HS 6:00 - 7:30
Thursday - No Practice
Saturday - Track Meet - @ Valencia
Open Championship for all non qualified athletes  and Sub Gremlins 
Special Practice on Wednesday!
Storm will be providing a free Kona Ice to all athletes after practice on Wednesday. Any parent who would like to purchase one for a sibling or self can do so for $4.00 ea. 
Practice will end early for Sub Gremlins, Gremlins and Bantams. Please arrive at 7:00 pm 
Pictures and Ribbons 
Pictures and Ribbons will be available Tuesday and Wednesday! 
Please pick them up!
Open Championship Track Meet @ Valencia H.S. 
This week we are at Valencia High School. This is a very special championship meet for all athletes that have not reached a qualified mark, or not in the top 8 of invited athletes to the League meet on May 13th. There will be medals for the top 6 and special ribbons for all others. this is a great meet!! Don't miss your chance to get your best marks and medals!
Please read more details below.
 Lost and found
Please check the fence today and Wednesday I have a huge amount of jackets and pants and some shoes!!
Save the Date - BBQ and Awards Picnic - May 21 
grill-people.jpgEnd of season BBQ and Awards Banquet. More information will be posted next week, but do mark your calendars for Sunday May 21th for our end of season awards picnic at Newhall Park 11:30 pm.  
Championship Meets Coming Up May 6th and 13th
Open Final Meet (May 6th)  The open final meet is for all athletes who did not get a qualifying mark in any of the individual events, OR ranked top 8 in the Western league. It will be held on May 6th. This is the final meet of the season for those athletes. If an athlete has a qualifying mark in any event they may not attend this meet. ALL SUB-GREMLINS ATTEND THIS MEET!! This is their final competition of the year. There will be medals awarded for the top 6 places at the meets. and special ribbons for all others after the meet. If you child has a Qnext to their name in any event they can not come to this meet! 
Western League Championship Meet (May 13th) All qualified athletes and a select few athletes in the top of the league will be invited to the Western League Championship meet to be held on May 13th. The coaches will attend a seeding meeting of the League to finalize the seeding of this championship meet. Non-qualified athletes will fill any open positions in any events by the top 20 list of the Western league. If you are interested in being advanced to this meet, please let your coach know. Only the top 8 will be invited unless a qualifying mark is made.  

Individual Event Championship Meet (May 20th) This is the final event of the year at the conference level. The top four (4) finishers in each event from both leagues (East & West) and the next fastest time/mark will be invited to compete in this Conference wide Championship meet to be held this year at Oak Christian School in West Lake Village on May 20. This is a 9 lane track, so in the sprint events we will advance up to 9 athletes. The distance events advance 12 athletes, and the field events 9. All advancements to this meet come from the meet on the 13th at the Western League meet. There are no pass-through athletes, you must attend the meet on May 13th. This is the best of the Conference championship meet. If you need more information please be sure to ask your coach.

Team Picnic & Awards - May 21 Will be at Newhall Park on Newhall Ave. We will give you more details about this in the next 2 newsletters.

Alan Bingham 
Santa Clarita Track Club