2024 Race Cats Competition Fall Cross Country

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The Herriman Competition Team will begin practices on September 3rd 2024. 

 

2024 Tentative Meet Schedule:

TBD-More races to come

10/3/24 @ Nicholls Park (Fruit Heights)

10/14/24 @ Sugar House Park (SLC) 

(these meets are included in registration.  There will be other racing opportunities at an additional cost)

 

 

What the Race Cats Competition Team?

The Race Cats Competition Running Program is for self-driven kids who are looking for more running and increased structure. The focus will be on proper technique, training plans and racing strategies. The competition season extends into December when those kids who would like to run at Nationals will have a chance to compete. Expenses for any and all national meets must be paid by the athlete.  (We may not have a coach at Nationals, but will train up until the race)! 

Who is it for?

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  • 8-15 year old runners who love running and want a little more challenging running program (perhaps to train for another sport).
  • Middle School aged runners.
  • Kids who have the goal of racing at the USATF State Meet and/or qualifying for a National Level Meet.
  • Kids who can run at least 2-3 miles without stopping before the first practice.

Additional cost to be aware of

USATF Youth Membership (only needed to compete in the USATF State & National level Meets): $25/yr.

USATF Association Meet Fee: $10 (approximately)

USATF Nationals Meet Fee: $20 (approximately)

Race Cats Competition members who would like to compete at Nationals are responsible for their own travel arrangements.

Registration Details

Registration Fee ($250) Includes:

  • 2 x week practices from September 3rd - early December 2023.
  • Practices will be held T/TR 4:30-5:45 (will move up by 15-30 minutes towards end of the season in order to avoid colder temperatures).  Tuesdays are typically at Daybreak Elementary and Thursdays rotate between a few parks in the South Jordan/Herriman area.
  • Trail runs will be offered a few times throughout the season. 
  • Free entry into two Race Cats hosted races. (Normally $10/meet)
  • Full season training schedule with daily mileage suggestions for kids who want more guidance.
  • Practice attendance is not mandatory, but strongly encouraged. The more your child attends practice, the more they will improve
  • *Competition team members will need to purchase their own USATF membership in order to run at the USATF State Meet and National Meet.  Participants will be responsible for their own meet fees of $10-$20 for the USATF meets.
  • Refund Policy: Refund will be issued (minus a $20 processing fee) through September 12th.  After September 12th, no refunds will be given. 
Registration opens August 5th 2024!!!!