2017 Race Cats Elite

What is Race Cats Elite?

The Race Cats Elite program is designed to be additional to your child's participation in the Race Cats 1st-5th grade program, middle school cross country team, or any other sport.

Practices will begin with once a week workouts from Aug 18-Nov 4, 2017 then we will move to Tue/Thur/Sat workouts from Nov 5-Dec 9, 2017 in preparation for racing the following distances at USATF State meet and USATF Jr. Nationals:

  • 8 and Under (born in 2009 or later) race a 2K (1.24 mile)
  • 9-12 years old (born in 2008-05) race a 3K (1.86 mile)
  • 13-14 years old (born in 2004-03) race a 4K (2.46mile)
  • 15-18 years old (born in 2002-1999) race a 5K (3.1 mile)

Practice Schedule

Race Cats Elite - Draper Area

Practice locations vary between interval workouts at Draper Park, trail running in Corner Canyon, and easy runs from Corner Canyon High School.

From Aug 19-Nov 11: Practices every Saturday at 10:00am.

From Nov 11-Dec 9: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:30pm and Saturdays at 10:00am

Race Cats Elite -Satellite Program 

Emails with workout plans from Sept 18-Dec 11, 2017 - Runners are encouraged to attend at least a few workouts with us in Draper so they can train with their teammates a few times before the big meets.

Additional costs to be aware of

USATF Youth Membership Required: $20/yr

Travel expenses to Tallahassee for Jr. Olympic Nationals

Please Note* Get two years of USATF membership for the price of one. If you wait until after November 1, 2017 to purchase your child's USATF membership, it will be good for the remainder of 2017 and also 2018.

Who is it for?

  • 7-14 year old runners who consistently place in the top 10 for their gender and age division and who want a little more volume and structure to their training.
  • Kids who have the goal of racing at the USATF State Meet and qualifying for USATF Junior Olympic Nationals.
  • Middle school cross country runners who want an additional training day during their season and want to continue training after their season ends.
  • Kids who play another sport but also love to run and want to compete at the highest level.

Registration Details

Option #1 - For kids who are able to attend workouts in Draper:

$200 Includes:

  • Practices from Aug. 19-Nov. 11: Saturdays 10:00 a.m.
  • Practices from Nov. 11-Dec. 9: Tuesdays & Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.
  • Race Cats Elite racing singlet
  • Race Cats Elite jacket
  • Free entry into ALL THREE Race Cats-Draper Meets on Oct. 17, 23, and 30th AND the Race Cats Championship on Nov. 4th, 2017. (normally $6/meet)
  • Free entry into the USATF State Meet on Nov. 11, 2017 in Provo (normally $10)
  • Free entry fee for USATF Jr. Olympic Nationals on Dec. 9, 2017 in Tallahassee, FL (normally $20)
  • $10 Discount for Race Cats members who also do the Elementary program.

Option #2 - Available to anyone who does not live close enough to Draper to join us for training, but still wants to race with us at State and Nationals:

$140 includes:

  • Weekly emails from Sept. 18-Dec. 9th with workout plans to prepare you for USATF State and USATF Nationals
  • Race Cats Elite racing singlet
  • Race Cats Elite jacket
  • Free entry into ALL THREE Race Cats-Draper Meets on Oct. 16, 23, and 30th AND the Race Cats Championship on Nov. 4th, 2017. (normally $6/meet)
  • Free entry into the USATF State Meet on Nov. 11, 2017 in Provo (normally $10)
  • Free entry fee for USATF Jr. Olympic Nationals on Dec. 9, 2017 in Tallahassee, FL (normally $20)
  • $10 Discount for Race Cats members who also do the Elementary program.
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