Archive: June 2016 | Elmwood 100

Runners ready? Oh, yeah!

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  • June 20, 2016
Runners ready? Oh, yeah!

At the beginning of May, tryouts for the Middle School track team were announced. Students who were aged 11 or 12 would compete in one division, while students who were older than 12 would compete in the Grade 7/8 divison. There were many, many tryouts that ran on Mondays and Wednesdays and continued until the week before the track meet. At each practice we would practise our basic skills, such as quick starts and baton exchanges. We did all sorts of running, so that the coaches could see who was best...