Welcome to CYO Track and Field!!
Come see why Track and Field is a great sport for all kids!!
CYO Track and Field gives children an opportunity to develop skills that will serve them well in all sports. Your children will have an opportunity to compete on teams and as individuals. While they will compete against athletes from all over the bay area, the true goal for each child is to pursue a personal best every time out.
Athletes will train and participate in running events including the 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m and the mile; in relays and in field events such as the the long jump, high jump, softball throw and shot put.
TENTATIVE Practice Schedule for grades 2 through 4...
- Tuesday: 4:00 to 5:00 at St Perpetua School
- Thursday: 4:00 to 5:00 at St Perpetua School
- Sunday: TBD
On Wednesdays, we will run the Reservoir at 4:45p. The reservoir run is for athletes 4th grade and older who can run 3 miles without stopping.
2023 Key Dates
January 7th: Registration opens for all athletes
February 14th: Track Practices begin
March 18th: First Practice Meet
April 29th: Qualifying Meet (you must participate in order to qualify for Sectionals)
April 30th: Sectional Meet (the 1600M is run on April 28)
May 6th: Diocesan Meet (the 1600M is run on May 4)
May 13th: Diocesan Meet (the 800M and 1600M are run on May 12)
Uniforms and Equipment
The parish will provide uniforms (shirt and shorts) to each athlete. For the older children, track spikes are available as well. Other than a pair of running shoes for practice, no other equipment is necessary.
Who is Eligible for CYO Track and Field?
Athletes in 2nd through 8th grade who either:
1. Reside within the parish boundaries -or-
2. Currently attend St. Perpetua, St Monica or Santa Maria school -or-
3. Have attended Faith Formation (CCD) for at least 1 year prior to the start of the respective sport's season at St Perpetua, St Monica or Santa Maria.