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.
Summer Youth Program
This five-week program takes place on Wednesday nights at 5:45 pm beginning in June and stresses personal improvement for kids ages 3 to 18. 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). For more information contact: Dick Hessler 573-874-2906.
See Summer Youth Program flyer for further information.
Columbia Track Club Colts cross country team runs as part of Central Missouri Athletic Circuit (CMAC). All children aged 6-14 are welcome. Practices begin in late August. A $20 family membership in the Columbia Track Club is the only team cost. For more information contact Greg and Rachel Blomquist (CTC.ColtsXC@gmail.com).
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See Colts Cross Country flyer for further information.
CTC annually awards $1,000 Joe Marks Youth Scholarships to students from local high schools. 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.