If your child wants to participate, please read through this information!
All 1st through 5th graders are welcome to attend. Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students may attend IF A PARENT OR OLDER SIBLING IS PRESENT WITH THEM.
Students will still be dismissed from the carpool line at 3:15 p.m. and escorted to the track adjacent to the school. There, they will run or walk as many laps as possible until 3:45.
Students must wear an official Running Club shirt every week. The shirt is the runner’s permission to attend. No shirt = no Running Club!
If a student needs a new shirt this year, the cost to participate in Running Club is $15. If a student does not need a new shirt, the cost is $5. This will pay for the student’s bar-code and lanyard for our electronic tracking system. If a student orders a shirt, the cost of the bar-code is built into that.
We will award toe tags periodically throughout the year. For every 15 laps completed, students earn a toe tag. These are given out four to five times a year. Trophies and medals are also awarded at the end of the year for the top boy and girl runners overall and for grade level top runners.
Running Club is only canceled when KSLA news reports a 60% chance of rain or greater for the afternoon! We do not cancel for cold or hot temperatures, but it is always your choice whether or not your child stays for Running Club.
After you register online, please sign up to get important updates on your phone! To get text notifications through the Remind App, text the message @acsrunners to the number 81010.
There are no paper registrations. Every participant must sign up electronically. If your student needs a new shirt, they can be ordered online. No student can attend Running Club (even if they have an old shirt!) until a parent or guardian registers them online!
We are still using our electronic tracking system! Students will be given a lanyard with a bar-code attached. As students complete each lap, a volunteer will scan the bar-code. This tracks how many laps students complete each week.
Students are required to keep up with their lanyards! If a student forgets it, he or she may still attend, but the laps for that week will not count toward his/her total.
If a student loses the lanyard and bar-code, a new one can be ordered, but it will cost $5 to replace and will take a week to process the order.
We look forward to another great Gator Running Club year! If you have any questions, please contact Jenny McGuirk at 318-364-9218 or firstname.lastname@example.org.