Welcome to the St. Louis Blazers Track Club!

A youth track and field and cross country team committed to teaching the sport to young people while making it fun.


Spring Track 2015 - Week 5 - 5/04/2015
  • Coach Shelly is bringing uniforms to practice T & Th. Please bring cash/check if you need to purchase anything.
  • The weather is warming up. It is VERY important for your runner to not only drink water at practice, but all throughout the day- EVERY day. Proper hydration is a very important piece of run training.
  • U-City Xplosion Invite
    • This is NOT a team/coach supported meet. However, if your runner wants to compete, we will happily sign him/her up. Info can be found Meet flyer
    • When: Sunday, May 10th (Mother's Day)
    • Where: U City High School
    • Details/Meet Schedule: Running events begin at 8:30am. This is typically a very long meet. When we say "very long", we mean it! Think several hours for the 100m dash...
    • How to enter: $10 and registration form to one of the coaches by the end of practice Thursday. The registration form is the last page of the meet info. You MUST have an AAU membership to enter.
    FESTIVAL OF MILES
    • Have we mentioned how much we LOVE the FOM? We want every Blazer there racing and witnessing this awesome track meet. For this race, YOU register your child. YOU REGISTER YOUR ATHLETE Registration Most kids will be in the Healthy Kids Mile (K-5th grade) or Middle School Mile (6th-8th grade). Boys that run the mile under 5:20 and girls under 6:00 are eligible for the Invitational Middle School Mile.
    • Lastly, Ben Rosario (FOM meet director and former Blazer athlete and coach) has a few words to share...if you are interested in helping promote this great event, please email him directly. ben.s.rosario@gmail.com
    • Despite the heat, we had many fast times at the St Louis Blues meet this past weekend! Nice job Blazers.
    • Dashers meet results.
    • Storm meet results are here.

    • General information
    • We will continue practicing at Laumeier Sculpture Park in Sunset hills. We meet at the far end of parking lot. Coaches will be wearing Blazer shirts and arrive at 5:30ish.
    • Practices are evey Tuesday and Thursday from 5:45 (promptly) - 7 pm (not so promptly)
    • Inclement weather - We do practice is rain, cold and heat, but we can NOT practice if there is lightning or bad storms. Your child's safety is our primary concern. We make a decision between 4-5 PM and post our decision on Facebook and the website.
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    • If you are just trying out our team, be sure to bring a signed trial waiver.
    • We will move practices to Vianney High School on May 26
    • The Blazer calendar is up to date.
    • Coach supported meets are in red on the calendar.

    • We welcome our returning team members and those giving us a try.
    • We practice every Tuesday and Thursday September-December (cross country) or April-June (track) from 5:45-7:00
    • Cross Country - We will be practicing at Laumeier until mid-late October where we will move to Kirkwood Park
    • Track - We will be practicing at Laumeier until mid-late May where we will move to Vianney High School
    • On-line registration is available Join the Team
      Registration is $55 via the website. $60 paper form. Multi-child discounts are available by emailing registration@stlblazers.com. Our program is one of the most affordable, so we don't prorate registration fees.
    • You enroll a season at a time. Track (April to June) is separate from Cross Country (September to December)
    • Not sure if our program is right for you? Try us out for TWO free practices. Just bring the signed Trial Athlete Wavier
    • Your child would do best if he/she did some running before the season begins. A typical practice is between 3-5 miles, but don't be intimidated. It is broken up into many smaller segments.
    • We accept ALL kids (age 8-18) who want to run.
    • We accept new athletes all season long.
    • We let each family select the commitment level that is right for them. We have some athletes who practice, but don't compete and other athletes that compete, but do all their practicing on their own.
    • In 2013, we ended Track season with 87 kids and 84 in cross country.
    • Inclement weather policy - We will make a decision at 4:00 and have it commincated via Facebook, Email to Registered Team Members, and on the front page of our website - www.stlblazers.com.
    • Water is not always available, so bring your own.
    • Bathrooms are not always available, so go prior to practice.

     

     
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