Your Track Kit:
If you’re new to track you may find the following items useful. Track events can last all day, from warmup at 7:30am to the last event, as late as 7:30pm.
For the Athletes
Drinks: plenty of water
Snacks: fruit, sunflower seeds, crackers, health bars, etc.
Meals: a healthy breakfast and lunch
Sunscreen: all children need protection from the sun UV rays
Ice: Ice packs or cold/hot patches for aches and pains
Spikes: Replacement 3/16″ needle
Shoe Bag: (optional) a smaller, over-the-shoulder bag for carrying shoes with spikes
Cell Phone: (optional) so your child can contact you in the stands
Money: to pay for event fees and snacks at the concession stand
Do NOT bring: expensive game systems, phones, or cameras that might be broken or mislaid.
Note: Please consider bringing extras to share with the other members of the team. An extra case of water bottles or sports drinks is always welcome.
For You and Your Family
Stadium chairs or cushions
Meals, snacks, and drinks
Warm clothes and a stadium blanket for those cold early spring mornings
Big floppy hat
Printed maps to and from the event site
Printed event schedule
Canopy Tent/Umbrella- (Always place tents in the top row of the stands,in order not to block the spectators view as they sit on the lower level)
If you’re bringing small children you may want to bring toys or something for them to do, and a pillow or cushion to take a nap on. The Concession Stand
These are managed by the various clubs so fare will differ somewhat at each event. Generally you will find coffee, water, sodas, donuts, muffins, chips, candy, and later in the day meals which may include BBQ. These are usually reasonably priced and the service is cheerful