This weekend's virtual track meet will feature the 100m, 200m, 400m, and the standing long jump. Longer distances will be offered in subsequent meets. The athletes have been assigned to one of three teams, Blue, Green, and Red, and they have been placed in groups according to year of birth. The roster is on the home page. The kids will run their events, with parents timing or measuring their performances. (Measure standing long jump from the heel of the foot farthest bac
Track parents- Go to the website, longmeadowtrack.org, where the workout for April 2 is explained by Coach Cari in a video and some of our teen coaches introduce themselves. The workout is explained in detail in text below the videos. There is a separate workout for our Group 3 and 4 distance runners, which is explained in the text.
Track parents- Coach Cari and I did a video chat about running logs, which are very helpful for the kids to track their progress. The chat is recorded and is up on website, longmeadowtrack.org, along with examples of training logs and a template log you can download and use at home during this season. For those of you on Facebook, check out the new Facebook page for Longmeadow Youth Track and Cross Country. Like it, share it, and share photos of your kids doing their workou