Track and Field/Cross-Country

CVPRD has partnered with Rock Creek Track Club (RCTC) to offer recreational track and field as well as cross country programing to the Carbon Valley Area. RCTC offers athletic development and training for versatile student-athletes to prepare them for life, sports, and beyond. Their goals are to focus on running form mechanics, speed, agility, strength, and sports movement to improve athletic performance while building fitness.

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RCTC Wolf Tracks (Track & Field) 

Rock Creek Track Club is offering a fall track and field session to introduce the fundamental skills and events to students ages 5 - 10. Students will learn, practice, and compete in the 100 meter dash, long jump, shot put, mini-javelin, team relays, 80 meter hurdles, and the 400 meter run. $25 t-shirt fee may apply. 

Session Dates: Thursdays, August 25 - October 27
Time: 4:15 - 5 pm 
Registration Deadline: Monday, August 22
Fee: $120 District, $180 Non-District
Location: Thunder Valley K-8

Program Outline:

  • Session 1 - Thursday August 25 - Introduction to Track & Field
  • Session 2 - Thursday September 1 - Sprinting and Hurdling
  • Session 3 - Thursday September 8 - Middle Distance Sprinting and Relays
  • Session 4 - Thursday September 15 - Throwing Events: Shot Put and Mini-Javelin
  • Session 5 - Thursday September 22 - Sprinting and Long Jump
  • Session 6 - Thursday September 29 - Middle Distance Sprinting and Distance
  • Session 7 - Thursday October 6 - Hurdling and Relays
  • Session 8 - Thursday October 13 - Throwing Events: Shot Put and Mini-Javelin
  • Session 9 - Thursday October 20 - Sprinting and Long Jump
  • Session 10 - Thursday October 27 - Competition Day!

RCTC Wolf Run (Cross-Country) 

Wolf Run introduces the fundamental skills and terminology of running to youth. Students will learn about cross country running, receive an introduction to running workouts, and build aerobic endurance. $25 t-shirt fee may apply. Age: 8 - 13

Session Dates: Thursdays, August 25 - October 27
Time: 5:10 - 6 pm 
Registration Deadline: Monday, August 22
Fee: $120 District, $180 Non-District
Location: Thunder Valley K-8


Program Outline:

  • Session 1 - Thursday August 25 - Introduction to Cross Country
  • Session 2 - Thursday September 1 - Running Form 
  • Session 3 - Thursday September 8 - Base Running/Aerobic Running Introduction
  • Session 4 - Thursday September 15 - Long Running
  • Session 5 - Thursday September 22 - Mile Pace (Test Mile) 
  • Session 6 - Thursday September 29 - Middle Distance Sprinting 
  • Session 7 - Thursday October 6 - Long Running
  • Session 8 - Thursday October 13 - Tempo Running
  • Session 9 - Thursday October 20 - Anaerobic Running
  • Session 10 - Thursday October 27 - Competition Day! Run 1 mile or 2 miles 

For information about RCTC Director Jesse Fassler click here.

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