Velocity Rec Program
What: A fun track and field program created by former collegiate runners and coaches that will introduce kids to the sport of track and field through games, skills, and competitions that focus on ethics, excellence, and enjoyment. We emphasize the fun part of our program to get kids excited about running, field events, and movement!
Who: Kids birth year 2007-2016 (ages 6-15 in the year 2022)
Where: Local parks, elementary fields, local tracks
When: Starting Mid-April, twice a week for 1 hour each.
Meets: Track Meet #1: April 22, Track Meet #2 TBD, Championship Meet May 13
Cost: $100 for 5 weeks, includes practices twice weekly, 3 meets and a tech t-shirt.
Hummingbirds: Age 6, born 2017 *only available in some areas
Swallows: Age 7-8, born 2015-2016
Swifts: Age 9-10, born 2013-2014
Eagles: Age 11-12, born 2011-2012
Falcons: Age 13-15, born 2008-2010. We encourage Jr. High runners to run with their school program and then join us for Velocity Elite when their Jr. High season ends.
Participants age 9-15 (Birth year 2008-2013) in the rec program who qualify at the Championship meet by placing top three on their team will be invited to join our Elite team with a chance to qualify for USATF Nationals. Practices and USATF meet cost will be separate from the rec registration fee. Qualification for Nationals is based on placement at the Utah State Meet and Regionals.
Velocity Elite/Jr. High Add-On Program
What: A quality running program created by elite coaches and former collegiate runners that will help kids who love running pursue the USATF path to Nationals.* We encourage kids to build a base by registering with our rec program, and then join the Elite program if they love it and want a longer season. We encourage jr. high athletes to run with their team for the season and join us after.
Who: Kids birth year 2008-2014 (ages 9-15 in the year 2023)
Where: Our Elite team practices at Syracuse High School, twice a week with a Friday or Saturday run at various locations.
When: May 15-June 22
Meets: Meet #1 TBD, Meet #2 TBD, June 22 USATF State Meet, July 6-8 USATF Region Meet in Idaho*, July 24-30 USATF National Junior Olympics at University of Oregon*
Cost: $160 includes 3 weekly practices, quality coaching and an elite team running singlet. A separate $26.50 USATF membership will be required one time per year.
*Region and Nationals are for qualifiers only and will require a separate coaching fee for an extended season.
Age 9-15, born 2008-2014
We encourage Jr. High-age runners to run with their school program and then join us for a our Velocity Elite Session when their Jr. High season ends.
What: 3 meets, 3 events per meet
Who: Kids age 6-15
Meets: April 22@Syracuse High School, Meet #2- TBD, and May 13@ Roy High School
Cost: $30 for all 3 meets, or $10/meet.
Contact Stephanie Chambers at 385-384-7111 for event availability