Lincoln Community Track Club

Contact: Patrick Grosserode
Phone: 402.770.4413

Practice Times - 2023

Recreational Track

Thursday - 6:00 - 7:15 at

Pius X 




What is LCTC's Mission?

Our mission is to give each athlete the opportunity to reach their full potential by developing strength, self-esteem, work ethic, and personal accountability.  We encourage a positive attitude, good sportsmanship, and self discipline. Each athlete, regardless of experience, will have an opportunity to learn the sport and develop their skills.  Whether athletes are competing at the local, state, national, or international level, LCTC will provide an environment for our athletes to flourish.


LCTC is a 501c3 Non-Profit

When and Where are practices?


Practice for the Rec Team will be at Pius X High School on Thursday nights in May/June.  Competive practice will be held at TrackVille.  

What is the age group?

Divisions are based on year of birth and are in two year intervals.  Athletes MUST be born in 2016 to be eligilbe for the recreational team.  Your track age is your age on December 31, 2023. 




Are practices and meets mandatory?


All LCTC events including practice and meets are optional.  Practices are NOT mandatory. We acknowledge that in this day and age our kids are on the go all the time and are involved in numerous activities. We want this program to be what you desire for it to be.  You are not required to compete at any of the meets.  You can choose to come to as much or as little as your schedule allows.  


What will practices look like?

Practices will start with going through different warm ups followed by a workout for the different events and age groups. The competive team will break into groups based on their desired events.  They will work in small groups with coaches to complete their workouts and skill development.  


The recreational team will break into age groups and go through stations to promote exercise and fitness.  We will slowly introduce some field events and relays.


We desire for this to be a fun experience so we will try and be creative in making it fun and exciting, but we will also want to challenge them to push themselves to do things they may have never done before.


What is the difference between competitive and recreational?

The competive team will provide an opportunity for the athletes to compete at all levels of the sport in the events of their choice.  Each athlete will have the opportunity to learn and build technical expertise in their desired event.  They will also have the opportunity to compete in all USATF meets at the state, local, and national level.  Practice and competition will be similar to that of a high school track and field team.  Competivie track is only avaaible for Junior High and High School athletes.  


The recreational team is designed to promote fitness and introduce the sport of track and field.  The athletes will be introduced to short runs, jumps, and each specific track event.  There will be a chance to compete in a low key meet at the end of the session.  The recreational team is not eligible to compete in any USATF meet with club affiliation.  Practice and competition will be similar to a junior high field day.  




How long is the season?

We will not start any practice until after State Junior High for competitve track.  The competive season will last until late July.  

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