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Des Moines Area Youth Track Meet

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IMPORTANT: We are in need of Volunteers-Friends, Family, Co-Workers, In-Laws, Acquaintances, or whoever would like to show their support can volunteer to run the meet! Please respond if you are able to help!

 

1. Where: Hoover High School (where we practice)

Hosted by: Phil fergus0n

When: Saturday, June 4th-9AM (Registration) 10AM (meet starts)

Cost: no cost For DMAYTC Athletes only that arrive by 8:30. After 8:30 and All others $5-$6

As of right now, in Des Moines, it will be clear and high near 85 degrees.

Grinnell Track Meet May 22nd

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Parents and Participants!

 

This is our third track meet and its on a Sunday!

IMPORTANT TO KNOW: The team will be travelling by Charter Bus for this meet. The bus will leave promptly on Sunday at 7:30AM from the Drake field house near 27th and Clark (just look for a group of kids and the big charter bus on 27th ).

Parents, the kids take priority seating on the bus and if there is room we will take those with reservations and others on a first-come-first-serve basis. We are travelling as a team so please encourage your kids to ride on the bus and not in your car.

Please make sure your kids bring $7-$10 for food as coach will be stopping at a restaurant as time permits

 

Where: Grinnell High School (1333 Sunset Street, Grinnell• Grinnell, Iowa 50112)

Hosted by: John Dayton

When: Sunday, May 22nd, 10AM-Registration 9AM

Cost: $5-$6 Per Athlete

In Grinnell, it will be a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79 degrees.

As always, please make sure they have drinks and/or snacks. Most likely your child will be running at least 3 events and are encouraged to stay for the whole meet if possible.

Please make sure they wear layers of clothing and rain gear.

For parents that are driving, it should take a little over an hour to get there from Des Moines.

 

Take the ramp onto I-235 E from where you are

Take exit 137A to merge onto I-80 E toward Davenport

Take exit 164 toward US-6 E

Take the 1st right onto IA-14 N/US-6 E

Turn right onto US-6 E/1st Ave W Continue to follow US-6 E

Turn left to stay on US-6 E

Turn left onto Bliss St

Bliss St turns slightly right and becomes 8th Ave

Turn left onto Sunset St Destination will be on the left

 

 

Saturday, May 14th Track Meet

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This is our second track meet!

 

Where: Waukee High School (555 Southeast University Avenue • Waukee, Iowa 50263)

Hosted by: Cortez Nichols

When: Saturday, May 14th, 10AM-Registration 9AM

Cost: $5-$6 Per Athlete

Directions to get there

From Interstate 35/80

Take the HICKMAN ROAD/US 6 exit toward Adel (exit 125)

Continue WEST on HICKMAN ROAD for 3.9 miles.

Turn LEFT ALICE'S ROAD.

Turn RIGHT at UNIVERSITY AVENUE.

Continue WEST on UNIVERSITY AVENUE for .7 miles.

Turn RIGHT at ASHWORTH DRIVE.

Entrance to High School if off of ASHWORTH DRIVE.

From Interstate 80

Take the JORDAN CREEK PARKWAY (exit 121).

Turn NORTH on JORDAN CREEK PARKWAY and continue for .7 miles.

Turn WEST at UNIVERSITY AVENUE.

Continue on UNIVERSITY AVENUE for 3.0 miles.

Turn RIGHT at ASHWORTH DRIVE.

Entrance to High School if off of ASHWORTH DRIVE.

 

 

Things To Know:

 

Please provide transportation for your child(ren) to Waukee High School and make sure they are there by 9AM. Please make sure they have drinks and/or snacks. Most likely your child will be running at least 3 events and are encouraged to stay for the whole meet if possible.

 

Please make sure they wear layers of clothing because in the early AM lows could be nearly 46 and highs in the upper 50s around noon with a 30% chance of rain (scattered showers, ponchos or rain gear is recommended).

 

Uniforms might be here by Saturday but not guaranteed.

 

If you are not clear or have questions about this meet please respond with questions or ask coach Phil today at practice!

1st Track Meet At Hoover HS

Posted by dferginkproductions on May 3, 2011 at 11:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Parents!

 

Welcome to our first track meet of the season!

 

Where: Hoover High School

Hosted by: Joe McQuery

When: Saturday, May 7th, 10AM-Registration 9AM

Cost: $6 Per Athlete

 

Things To Know:

 

Please provide transportation for your child(ren) to Hoover and make sure they are there by 9AM. Please make sure they have drinks and/or snacks. Most likely your child will be running at least 3 events and are encouraged to stay for the whole meet if possible. At this point, spikes are not needed as a matter of fact coach Phil would prefer they not wear them for the first meet.

 

Please make sure they wear layers of clothing because in the early AM lows could be nearly 55 and highs in the upper 70s around noon with a 10% chance of rain ponchos or rain gear is recommended).

 

I would recommend shorts and/or sweats because uniforms are not provided as of yet.

 

If you are not clear or have questions about this meet please respond with questions or ask coach Phil tomorrow at practice!

 

OPTIONAL Track Apparel

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Parents, if you would like to order OPTIONAL track apparel (shirts, hoodies sweatpants, etc), please find Ebany or Ariesha at track practice on Friday this week or Monday next week. All orders and money will be due by Friday, May 6th at  practice.

Raffle Ticket Sales At The Drake Relays

Posted by dferginkproductions on April 26, 2011 at 12:11 PM Comments comments (0)

Parents,

 

We are kicking off the season with a fundraiser at the Drake Relays. We will set up a table and sell raffle tickets for $1 to passer-bys going to the events. Hopefully our meeting point will be 27th and Clark St (near where we usually catch the charter bus for track meets)

We will meet Saturday morning 8:30am on 27th and Clark St.

As a courtesy, please respond and let me know if you and your child(ren) will be able to make it. Many of you have not responded and it could be because your child will no longer be running track, but if they are, please reach out to me!

If your kids have uniform shirts, have them wear them over a sweatshirt or coat.

If you have questions or not clear please contact me directly.

515-822-3348-Ariesha

Monday April 25th Practice

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PARENTS AND RUNNERS!

We are sorry for the inconvenience but track practice is cancelled Monday April 25th Practice and will resume on Wednesday April 27th.

Again, please bring registraion form and fee

Des Moines Area Youth Track Coach recieves Award

Posted by dferginkproductions on March 23, 2011 at 9:37 PM Comments comments (0)

On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 Des Moines Area Youth Track Club's Coach Phillip Ferguson was honored by the  Des Moines Human Rights Commission with the Human Rights Commission’s Porter Dimery, Sr. Youth Award. This is a Commissioner action that took place at their recent Commission meeting. Coach Phil Ferguson was selected because of his long term commitment to young people as a Track Coach.

The Award was presented at the 25th Annual Symposium luncheon


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