While the regular Columbia Track Club events are open to people of all ages, CTC also holds several youth events throughout the year. From the Summer Youth Program to the CTC Colts cross country teams. Below is a list of kids events. For more kids events in the area, please see our links section.
For more information contact: Dick Hessler 573-874-2906
|Summer Youth Program flyer||Wednesday nights in June and July (ages 3 through 18). The 47th annual is June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2021 at 5:45 pm.|
|Colts Cross Country flyer||Practice for cross country, ages 6 – 14 starts on a Sunday afternoon at Stephens Lake Park in August at 4 pm. Meet on the south end of the lake at the top of the sled hill. Take the Broadway drive, keep left, second parking lot. A $20.00 family membership in the Columbia Track Club is the only team cost. Contact coaches Hessler and Luebbering for more information.|
Summer Youth Program
This five-week program stresses personal improvement for kids ages 3 to 18. From June to July, more than 100 youth compete in running and walking events (ranging from 50-yard dash to 1-mile run) and field events (long jump and shot put).
The Colts are a competitive running team for kids ages 6 to 14. This program, part of the Central Missouri Athletics Circuit, promotes healthy activity and opportunities through running for boys and girls. The team practices together once a week in the fall and runs cross country.
CTC annually awards $1,000 Joe Marks Youth Scholarships to one male and female from a local high school. To be considered for the scholarships, students must be involved in either track & field or cross country and be an active member of CTC where he/she has volunteered in various running/walking events. The scholarships are funded by club memberships, club-sponsored events and private donations. Download current application.