Fall Track / Cross Country Comes to Needham Youth Track Club in 2020

NOTE: Registration has reached capacity for Fall 2020 Track / Cross Country.

The Needham Youth Track Club is beginning a combined Fall Track / Cross Country program. The program features both Cross Country and track running and field events. Open to children age 5-14, the program will run on 9:15-10:20 am Sundays from September 20 - November 15, 2020. at DeFazio Track and surrounding trails at 360 Dedham Avenue in Needham.

Age 7-14 athletes must choose between a sprint group and a distance group. Field events may be limited this season.

Runners will be placed in groups depending on age and ability. The program is suitable for those serious about their running and interested in running in Cross Country meets as well as those with a more casual interest who want exercise and to learn more about running.

A typical Sunday session might include
- Discussion on key topic such as
----- Food and nutrition
----- Running safely
----- Getting the right pair of shoes
----- Basic running training 101
----- Everyday exercises
- Warm up, flexibility, and mobility
- Running Drills
- Technical skills training
- Fitness training
- Recovery

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