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Atlanta Track Club is proud to support local high school athletes through the following initiatives:
- Atlanta Track Club Cross Country Camp Hosted by Berry College - Summer 2017 - Registration Opens Nov. 1 - Learn More
- The Atlanta Track Club All-Metro Cross Country Team and Banquet
- The Atlanta Track Club All-Metro Track and Field Team and Banquet
- Presenting Sponsor of Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Track & Field and Cross Country State Championships
- Founding Partner of the Georgia Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (GATFXCCA)
- Sponsor of Team Georgia at Footlocker Cross Country Regional
- College scholarships
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.
- Atlanta Track Club All-Metro Cross Country Awards Banquet - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - Registration opens – mid November
- Past All-Metro Award Recipients
All-Metro High School Banquet partners include 680 The Fan, Mizuno, Rekortan and Overhead Door.
Each year at the All-Metro Awards Banquets, Atlanta Track Club and Atlanta Track Club Foundation together grant more than $15,000 in college scholarships to female and male Metro Atlanta High School Athletes. At the Spring Track & Field Banquet, Atlanta Track Club announces its largest scholarships, the Patty Foell and Hawthorne Wesley Scholarships for seniors who excelled in running during their high school career.
Scholarship nominations can only be made by high school coaches. Nominations accepted through April 1
- Patty Foell Scholarship -The Atlanta Track Club Foundation will be granting a $2,500 college scholarship to a Female Metro Atlanta High School Senior in memory of Patty Foell.
- 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 graduating Senior. The scholarship is named in honor of founding member Hawthorne Wesley, and his dedication to high school running.
Atlanta Track Club is a long-standing supporter of 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.
- Presenting sponsor of GHSA Cross Country State Championship
- Presenting sponsor of GHSA Track and Field State Championship
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.
- Georgia Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Clinic hosted by Atlanta Track Club in partnership with Georgia Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. January 13 and 14, 2017, registration will open on October 1
- 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 and college division. 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 distances of 2 miles, 5K, 6K, and 8k 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, high school, and collegiate 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.
The top three Varsity and Junior Varsity Teams receive trophies and the top 21 individual finishers in each race will receive a medal, while the top 10 finishers in the varsity races will each 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.]