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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
  • Supporter of Georgia High School Association (GHSA)
  • Supporter of Georgia Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (GATFXCCA)
  • 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
    • 2015 banquet - Save the Date: December 2, 2015, 6:00 pm, 199 Armour Drive, Atlanta 30324
      • Info: The 2015 All-Metro High School Cross Country Banquet will be held at Atlanta Track Club and The Stave Room in Midtown Atlanta. 
      • Register here
    • Meet the 2015 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

All-Metro High School Banquet partners include 680 The Fan, Mizuno, Rekortan and Overhead Door.

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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 April 1, 2016. 

  • 2016 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 2016. The scholarship is in memory of Patty Foell. - 2016 Foell Application
  • 2016 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 2016. The scholarship is named in honor of founding member Hawthorne Wesley, and his dedication to high school running. -2016 Hawthorne Application

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
  • Supporter of GHSA Track and Field State Championship

Georgia Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association

Atlanta Track Club is proud to support the GATFXCCA and their goal of advocating and providing resources for Georgia track and field and cross country coaches.

  • Save the date for the Georgia Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Clinic, hosted by Atlanta Track Club in partnership with Georgia Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. This clinic will be held on January 22-23, 2016 at Atlanta Track Club’s office in midtown Atlanta. 
  • Sponsor of Team Georgia at Foot Locker Cross Country Regional.  Atlanta Track Club provides a commemorative kit for the participating athletes in the south regional annual event and is part of the selection committee.

Wingfoot XC Classic 

Save the date for the 2016 Wingfoot XC Classic on September 24, 2016. The event features middle and high school invitationals as well as a community race. Hosted by Atlanta Track Club, the inaugural Wingfoot XC Classic in 2015 was held in Cartersville, GA. In addition to regular competition scoring for middle and high school teams, the Wingfoot Cup is awarded to the team with the highest cumulative score across their boys and girls varsity and junior varsity teams.  

The Wingfoot XC Classic features 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 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 26, 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 2016 Grand Prix Series; it is free to Atlanta Track Club members and $10 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 2016 event complete with snacks and a private port-o-john.