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Atlanta Track Club is proud to support local high school athletes through the following initiatives:

  • The Atlanta Track Club All-Metro Cross Country Team and Banquet
  • The Atlanta Track Club All-Metro Track and Field Team and Banquet- learn more
  • Supporter of Georgia High School Association (GHSA)
  • Sponsor of Team Georgia at Footlocker Cross Country Regional
  • College scholarships

All-Metro Teams and Banquets

Atlanta Track Club is proud to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of All-Metro student-athletes and their supporting coaches with our end of season awards banquets and All-Metro team title.  Each of the All-Metro athletes will be recognized for their extraordinary seasons at the All-Metro Banquet and select All-Metro honorees will receive a scholarship from Atlanta Track Club.  Honorees are selected based on an updated, calculated, ranking system with the input of coaches and the high school running community.

  • The Atlanta Track Club All-Metro Cross Country Team and Banquet
    • Meet the 2014 All-Metro High School Cross Country Team - athlete bios
  • The Atlanta Track Club All-Metro Track and Field Team and Banquet
    • Meet the 2015 All-Metro High School Track & Field Team - athlete bios
    • Save the date- June 3, 2015

College Scholarships

Each year at the All-Metro Track and Field Awards Banquet in the spring, Atlanta Track Club Foundation grants college scholarships to a female and male Metro Atlanta High School Senior who excelled in running during their high school career.  Nominations can only be made by high school coaches.  Nominations accepted through February 1, 2015. 

  • 2015 Patty Foell Scholarship -The Atlanta Track Club Foundation will be granting a $2,500 college scholarship to a Female Metro Atlanta High School Senior graduating in 2015. The scholarship is in memory of Patty Foell. 
  • 2015 Hawthorne Wesley Scholarship -Started in honor of the Atlanta Track Club’s 50th Anniversary, we will be granting a $2,500 college scholarship to a Male Metro Atlanta High School Senior graduating in 2015. The scholarship is named in honor of founding member Hawthorne Wesley, and his dedication to high school running.

Georgia High School Association (GHSA)High School Running

Atlanta Track Club is a long-standing supporter of high school running and the GHSA and their objectives to promote, standardize and encourage participation in athletics, and to promote sportsmanship and an appreciation through Region and State competitions.

  • Supporter of GHSA Cross Country State Championship
  • Sponsor of Team Georgia at Footlocker Cross Country Regional
  • Supporter of GHSA Track and Field State Championship

Events

New in 2015, Atlanta Track Club will be hosting a cross country event in Cartersville, GA on September 26, that will include high school competitions.  

The inaugural Wingfoot XC Classic will feature varying race distances up to a 5K on surfaces such as grass, dirt and gravel. The course will be a unique single loop with traditional European cross country elements such as hay bales or logs. The event is open to middle school and high school cross country teams as well as the general public.

Middle school and high school coaches can register their cross country teams for the Wingfoot XC Classic from through Tuesday, September 1 at ga.milesplit.com. Along with regular competition divisions, teams will by vying for the title of Overall Program as they receive a cumulative score across their boys and girls varsity and junior varsity teams. The winner will be awarded the Wingfoot Cup and earn a tent in the VIP area for the 2016 event as they defend their title.

In addition to the Wingfoot Cup, the top three teams will also receive awards. The top 21 individual finishers in each race will receive a medal, while the top 10 finishers in the varsity races will receive a T-shirt and a medal.

Members of the community ages 8 and older will also be able to take part in the Wingfoot XC Classic in support of their participating schools. Beginning on August 19, parents, family members and friends of the student athletes can register for the community race at atlantatrackclub.org. The event is part of Atlanta Track Club’s 2015 Grand Prix Series; it is free to Atlanta Track Club members and $15 for the general public. Participants will select a school to represent during online registration and the school with the most registrants will earn a tent in the VIP area for the 2015 event complete with snacks and a private bathroom.