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GRR Summer Running Camp - 4th-7th Graders

What:
●      Great Road Racers is a running program for Livingston County children, incoming Instructing GRR is Gerald Bliznik.  Coach Bliznik has over 26 years of experience coaching cross country and track. 
●      The mission of GRR is to promote running as a source of physical, mental, and social well-being while having a common interest in having fun, staying fit, and getting runners ready for the MHSAA Cross Country season. 
●      Athletes will participate in several types of distance runs and 3 mini cross country meets.
●      Mini meets will be sponsored by Running Lab of Brighton.
●       Athletes will be introduced to G.F.R. (Good Form Running), which involves running with a cadence.
●      Tuition: $109 includes famous GRR running shirt.  Please include size when registering (registration opens on April 1st)
 
Where:
●      You can sign up through Hartland Community Educatin in the Spring.
o      http://hartlandcommunityed.com
o      Class #GRR19
 
●      We will use the Hartland High School CC Course as our home course.  However, we may try other courses for different terrain, i.e.  maybe Kensington Metro Park.
 
When:
●      Practices are on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8am-9:30am.  Runners will meet at Hartland Middle School - Ore Creek; the front entrance.
* July, 9th, 11th, 16th, 18th, 23rd
●      Also, 3 mini meets held on our Hartland High School CC Course:  
* July 10th, 17th, & 24th - 7pm

2018-2019 Track Season Information

 
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SEASON:
  • Parent Meeting on March 13th at 5 p.m.
  • Track begins on Wednesday, March 20th
  • Last meet is on May 22nd
  • Pizza & Pasta Awards Banquet Monday May 20th 4:00-5:30 p.m.
PRACTICE:
  • Practices are every day until 2:40-4:45 p.m.. Duel sport athletes may leave earlier.
  • Practices will be at the High School Track
PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • You MUST have a current Physical on file (dated April 15, 2018 or later) in the M.S. Office (Sports Physical)
  • You must have paid your $100 Participation Fee for the year (please make check out to Hartland Consolidated Schools)
  • You must keep your grades up
COACHES:
EQUIPMENT:
  • Track Shirt MUST be purchased by April 5th at our store spiritoflivingston.com
  • You need a good pair of running shoes (not cross-trainers)—Here you will find our shoe recommendations
  • Spikes are optional but are highly recommended for varsity runners
  • You will need sweats (a top and a bottom)
  • You will need cold weather clothing and wet weather clothing
COST:
  • If you are NEW to MS Track, you will need to buy a Track Shirt ($38) at our online Track Store spiritoflivingston.com
  • Participation fee $100 (if you have not already participated in any school sport)
PREPARATION:
MIDDLE SCHOOL TRACK EVENTS:  you may do 3
  • 70 dash, 100 dash, 200 dash, 400 dash, 800 run, 1600 run, 3200 run
  • 70 hurdles, 200 hurdles, long jump, high jump, shot put
  • Relays: 4x100, 4x200, 4x400, 4x800

Schedule for First Few Weeks of Track Practices

Wednesday   3/20   Expectations and Info \ Warm-Up \ Stretches \ Legs \ Gluts \ Form Running
Thursday 3/21 Forming Running\Jog-Sprint 200s\Distance 3m
Friday 3/22 NO Practice
     
Monday 4/1 Form Running \ Blocks \ Timed Mile \ Dist - 2m Cool Down
Tuesday 4/2 Form Running \ Hurdles \ 400x4 \ Dist - 1.5CD
Wednesday 4/3 Form Running\Time 100 \ 200x3 \ LJ\ Dist - 4 800's Paced 2:30-2:55
Thursday 4/4 Form Running \ Timed 70 \ HJ \ Hurdles \ Dist - Timed 2 Mile
Friday 4/5 NO Practice
     
Monday 4/8 Form Running \ Timed 400 \ Relays S & D \ Dist - Easy 3m
Tuesday 4/9 Form Running \ Timed 200 \ Field Events \ Dist - 4 800's Paced 2:30-2:55
Wednesday 4/10 Walk Stride Sprints \ Relays \ Field Events \ Hurdles Timed
Thursday  4/11 Form Running \ Timed 800 \ Shot Putt Throw Off \ HJ Jump Off
Friday 4/12 NO Practice
     
Monday 4/15 Form Running \ 6x100's \ LJ Jump Off \ Dist - 2 x 1 Mile repeats
Tuesday 4/16 Form Running \ Easy Mile \ Field Events \ D-S Relays \ Dist - Easy 3m

 

SCHEDULE 2019

Picture Day
Wednesday, April 10th
 
@ Busy Bee Track & Field  Relays - Note Leaving HMS at 1:00pm
Monday, 4/22 @ 3:00pm, Bath High School (Map to Bath High School) 
 
Home vs. Hillside (Northville) 
Wednesday, 4/24 @ Home - 4:00pm @ Hartland High School Track
 
Home vsNovi
Wednesday, 5/1 @ 4:00pm @ Hartland High School Track
 
@ Kettering Invitational - Note - Leaving HMS at 2:00pm
Friday, 5/3 @ 4:00pm @ Waterford Kettering High School (Map to Waterford Kettering High School)
 
 
@ Highlander Way Middle School (Howell)
Wednesday, 5/8  @ 4:00pm @ Highlander Way (Map to Highlander Way Middle School)
 
@ 12th Annual Southeastern Michigan - The SHOW - Note - leaving HMS at 11:45am
Friday, 5/10 @ 2:00pm, Wyandotte Roosevelt High School (Map to Roosevelt High School)
 
CANCELED - Livonia Stevenson, Monday, 5/13  
 
@ Parker Middle School (Howell)
Wednesday, 5/15 @ 4:00pm
 
Home vs. Scranton Middle School
Wednesday, 5/22 @ 4:00pm, @ Hartland High School Track
 
 
End of Season Banquet
Monday, 5/20 @ 4:00pm, Hartland Middle School Commons
 
 
@ Pathfinder School

Middle School Track Records

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