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Track Program information

  • EARLY SIGN-UP RECOMMENDED: THE YOUNGER AGE GROUPS FILL FAST AND HAVE LIMITED SPACES.
  • Track practice continues for 10 weeks, every Monday and Wednesday at the same time.
  • Monday April 24th to Wednesday June 28th 2017.  
  • No practice on Memorial Day.
  • Sign-up for both Monday and Wednesday practices for only one fee. Choose how often you wish to attend, attendance is not monitored or mandatory at track practices/meetings.
  • There will be two teams for each age group. The teams will practice at different times on a rotating schedule.  
  • Use the buddy request on the registration form to make sure you have all family members/friends on the same team/practice schedule.
  • There will be multiple track meets at Highland Park High school track. Tentative dates are May 13, May 31, June 24, June 28
  • Please sign up to be a parent volunteer at the Track Practice or Track Meet.  We need your help!  See the registration form.


Other Information:

  • Track practice will be at Highland High School Track (6:15-7:15 and 7:30-8:30, specific times per team TBD)
  • The gate on Montreal Avenue will usually be the only gate open to enter the track.
  • Bring a water bottle to all practices and meets
  • Wear lace-up well fitting running shoes
  • HGRA Track shirts will be provided.

    Cancelled Practice/Meet due to Severe Weather  In the case of heavy rain, storms or excessive heat, an email will be sent from the HGRA website, no later than 1 hour before the practice or meet is scheduled to start.

    Home Meet Info

    • See above.
    • The meets will be on a Saturday at Highland Park Senior High School stadium.
    • Any athlete signed up for HGRA track can compete in the meets.


    Additional Track Meets Around the Twin Cities (links for more info)

    Saturday, May 20 - 9am - TC Kids XC Fun Run @ Como Park

    Sunday, May 28 - 11am - Track Meet @ St. Louis Park HS

    Sunday, June 4 - 12pm - Track Minnesota Invitational @ Brooklyn Center HS

    Twin Cities Track Club All-Comers Meets
    http://twincitiestc.com/all-comers-track-meets/

    Wed, June 14 - 6pm - Southwest HS (Minneapolis)
    Wed, June 21 - 6pm - Saint Paul Central HS
    Wed, June 28th - 6pm - Highland Park HS
    Wed, July 5 - 6pm - Southwest HS (Minneapolis)
    Wed, July 12 - 6pm - Saint Paul Central HS
    Wed, August 9 - 6pm - Southwest HS (Minneapolis)



     

    2017 Track Practice Schedule

    Monday April 24th - Wednesday June 28th 2017

    Mondays

    6:15pm Gazelles 
    7:30pm Cheetahs

    Wednesdays 
    6:15pm Cheetahs
    7:30pm Gazelles

    2017 Track Meet Schedule

    May 13, 2017
    9am - 1pm
    Highland Park HS track

    May 31, 2017
    6pm - 9pm
    Highland Park HS track

    June 24, 2017
    9am - 1pm
    Highland Park HS track

    June 28, 2017
    6pm - 9pm
    Highland Park HS track

    2017 Age Requirements


     8U - 9/1/08 to 8/31/09

      9U - 9/01/07 to 8/31/08

      10U - 9/01/06 to 8/31/07

      11U - 9/01/05 to 8/31/06

      14U - 9/1/02 to 8/31/05