Suffield Meet and Next Week's Meet vs. Wilbraham

Track parents- For the first time since we started doing regular Saturday meets in 2016, we canceled a meet for weather. Good luck only lasts so long. Suffield Meet On Thursday, the middle schoolers ran against Suffield, Ellington, and Plainfield middle schools. The kids had a good time, and the highlights included Evan Lyons' breakout performance in the mile and 800, winning both events against good competition. Evan qualified for the June 1 middle school state meet in both events. Ada Grant qualified for the state meet in the mile, and David Prickett qualifed for the state meet and placed first in the shot put. Other notables were Charlotte Menella winning the shot put, and Nate Morrin

Important Suffield Meet Updates--Please Read

Middle School parents- First, the meet is at Suffield High School, not the middle school: 1060 Sheldon St, West Suffield, CT. Second, the order of events will be the same as the handout I gave to the kids in practice. I am attaching the handout for your convenience. When the event is called that they want to do, they just need to report to the start line. There is no advance event sign-ups the way we do at our meets. Third, remember to get on the bus ready to run with the white singlet and shorts. You can't have just the singlet on at school. Either wear a T-shirt under the singlet, or have a T-shirt over the singlet while at school. Fourth, the relays are going to be toward the end of

Last Call for Sign-ups for Saturday (8:00) meet and Tomorrow's Suffield meet

We will be taking down the sign-up forms for Saturday's meet (all groups) and tomorrow's middle school meet at Suffield tonight at 8 pm so we can get to work preparing the multitude of heat sheets for the meet. Reminder that Saturday's meet at LHS will begin at 8:00 am sharp (just think of it like a road race) because we have to be off the track by 10:30. We are doing different running events this week: 200, 800, hurdles, as well as all three field events, javelin, shot, and long jump.

Track this week--Sign Up Open

Track Parents- Sign ups are open for the Thursday, April 25 Middle School meet against Suffield and the Saturday, April 27 meet at LHS for all groups. Deadline for both sign-ups is Wednesday, April 24. Tuesday's practice will be at LHS for all groups. Thursday's practice will be at LHS for elementary school athletes only; middle schoolers will be at the Suffield meet. We have received the extra T-shirts and singlets we needed. This week, Leanne McQuade will have T-shirts and singlets are available for those who did not receive them, and for the most recent registrations. Look for her after practice or at Saturday's meet. Please also see Leanne if your T-shirt or singlet does not fit and

Track Meet Information and Order of Events

Track Parents- We’re excited to kick off our first meet of the season tomorrow, Saturday, at the Longmeadow High School track. Here is the order of events. We will begin the first event promptly at 9 am. Coaches and volunteers should arrive at 8:40 to be briefed on their assignments. BRING warm clothes--winter coats, hats, gloves. It will be in the mid-40s to 50 degrees. And bring water bottles. Running Events: 1600m (all groups) (begin at 9:00) Group 1 100m Group 2 100m Group 3 100m Group 4 100m Group 1 400m Group 2 400m Group 3 400m Group 4 400m Field Events Group 4 Long Jump (begin at 9:00) Group 3 Long Jump Group 2 Long Jump Group 1 Long Jump Group 2 Shot Put (begin at 9:00) Group

Meet Results and this week in track

Meet Results and Note about Ribbons We had a great start to the track season with practice last Thursday and our first meet on Saturday. Meet results are posted on the website longmeadowtrack. org. Go to the menu at the top, click on "More" and you will see the page for 2019 Track Results. Red took the team title and the top individual scorers for boys and girls were: Burleigh Grant with 16 points and Adriana Watson on with 12 points for their teams. Every child scored a point for their team by participating in the meet. A note about ribbons. For those who were unable to attend the parent meeting, please note that we will not be doing as many ribbons as last year. We will only be doin

This week in track and track meet sign-up

For those of you who missed the parent meeting last week, go to the website for all the information on the track program: longmeadowtrack. org. Volunteer Duty The Parent Duty Schedule is up with each parent assigned to a Saturday meet. For those who visited the site last week, we had last year's duty schedule up. The new schedule is on the site now. Nicole Preston Cullen will be reaching out each week to the assigned volunteers for that Saturday's meet. Please respond when Nicole emails you. Also, everyone should check the schedule now, and if your assigned meet is not convenient, it is the parent's responsibility to switch with another parent. Amelia DeSilva is our ribbon coordinator,

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