Flying At The Track Registration and Information!

posted Feb 26, 2020, 7:45 AM by Levi Huseman
The Olathe North Track and Field Program is excited to offer a Track and Field exposure experience to students Kindergarten through 5th grade on April 25, 2020 at the Olathe North Track!  Please read the information below.  Registration is limited to the first 200 students to register.  


Information
    Date: Saturday April 25th, 2020
    Time: 10am to 12:30pm (Check-in between 9:30 and 9:45am)
    Where: Olathe North High School Track (Northwest corner of the high school building)
    Who: Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Space is limited to the first 200 athletes registered)
    Cost: FREE!!!



The main emphasis of Flying at the Track is to provide your child with a fun experience while introducing the sport of Track and Field. The Olathe North athletes will provide age-appropriate instruction with an emphasis on having FUN! Events include age appropriate low hurdles, the long jump, the high jump, throws (shot put using a softball and javelin using a safety turbo javelin), and running out of the starting blocks.Come “Fly at the Track” with the Olathe North High School Track and Field team on April 25 from 10am-12:30am . Kids kindergarten through 5th grade can come have fun running, jumping, and throwing with the Olathe North Track and Field team and receive instructional guidance from some of the best athletes in the KC area and even the entire state of Kansas! The “Flying at the rack experience is free. In addition, all participating kids will receive a medal at the completion of the experience as well as have an opportunity to take pictures and get autographs from Olathe North Athletes and the Eagle Mascot. Register soon as Flying at the Track is only open to the first 200 to register.

Children will be divided into groups based on age/grade and guided to different stations around the Olathe North Track and Field Complex. Parents are welcome to follow their child(ren) to each station.


Registering

To register please visit www.tinyurl.com/flyingatthetrack2020. Registration is only open to the first 200 to register.


Schedule of Events
    9:30 – 10am Check near the bleachers of the Olathe North Track
    10 - 10:20am Introduction and group Warmup
    10:20 – 10:40am Station 1
    10:40 - 11am Station 2
    11 - 11:20am Station 3
    11:20 – 11:40am Station 4
    11:40-12pm Station 5
    12 – 12:20pm Station 6
    12:20-12:30pm Relay Race and Medals
    12:30pm Pictures and Autographs with Athletes and Mascots


Final Relay Race and Medals (at 12:20pm):

Kids (and parents if they would like to participate) will be divided into teams of four for a relay race to conclude our day. And
at the completion of the relay race each student will receive a medal.


What to Bring:
    -Camera
    -Water Bottle to carry around (Water will be provided in the event you need to fill it up again)
    -Proper running attire (shoes, weather appropriate clothing, no track spikes please)
    -Any personal medical care or gear (inhaler, etc.)
    -A ready to have fun attitude!!!


Day of Check in

Please arrive between 9:30 and 9:45 so that we can get everyone checked in and no one missed any of the experience.
Tables will be set up for check in by last name. Children will receive a personalized bib number and group based on the
child’s age/grade.


Parking

Please park in the parking lots on the North side of the school (these are the closest lots to the track).


Questions
If you have questions, please contact lhusemanon@olatheschools.org and include “Flying at the Track” in the subject line.
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