Track and Cross Country

Elementary School Track Meet


 

Saturday, July 1


 
The Campbell County Parks and Recreation Department will hold an Elementary School Track Meet on Saturday, July 1, at 9 a.m. at the Rustburg High School Track. Preregistration is required. The deadline to register is Friday, June 23. 

Events include the following: long Jump, 50 meter low hurdles, 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, 800 meters, and 4 x 100 relay. Participants doing the relay must be in the same age division and register as a four-person team. Batons will be provided.
 
Cost: $5 per participant and participants can only do a maximum of 2 running events and must choose events when registering.

Registration: Participants must register at the Parks and Recreation Office by Friday, June 23. 
 
Age groups (boys and girls): First and second grades; third and fourth grades; fifth and sixth grades (current school year).
 
Participants must wear running shorts, T-shirts and running shoes—no open toed shoes or bare feet will be allowed.



Elementary Fall Cross Country League



Begins Aug. 28



The Campbell County Parks and Recreation Department will hold an Elementary Fall Cross Country League and a one (1) mile race.

Age groups: first through third grades; fourth through sixth grades
Days: Will vary depending on when coaches can meet.
Dates: Aug. 28 through Oct. 28
Times: 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Fee: $20 per participant
Sites: Brookville, Rustburg, Altavista, and William Campbell
Deadline to register: Friday, Aug. 18

The program will officially end on Saturday, Oct. 28 with a one (1) mile cross country race, site to be determined. More information will be provided concerning the race.

Each registered runner will receive a team T-shirt. Everyone must wear running shorts, T-shirts or sweats and running shoes. No open-toed shoes or bare feet.

Participants will learn proper running form and long distance training techniques.

Coaches will be needed for each team at the different sites. Participants must register at the Parks and Recreation Office. For more information, call 434-332-9570.