New Canaan Blazers 2017-06-23T12:14:21+00:00

Welcome to the New Canaan Blazers

Online registration is open on this website.

Every child who participates needs to be registered with the USATF-CT. Just click the URL below and fill out the form. Instructions are provided on the USATF registration page. Once you receive your USATF-CT number, copy the and click the REGISTER button below on the NCB season you’d like to sign up for.

CLICK HERE FOR USATF-CT REGISTRATION

NOTE: New Canaan Blazers CLUB # 05-0403 – you will need this info for when you fill out the form.

If you are already a member of USATF-CT you can verify and retrieve your number at this link as well.

New Canaan Blazers Programs Available

NCBlazers Summer Track Session II

When: July 5 – 28; Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Where: NCHS Track; 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Who: Girls and Boys in Grades 2 – 8
Cost: $200.00

NCBlazers will meet at the entrance to the track nearest the parking lot where the Farm Road fields are located at 4:30 for team warm-up and speed and conditioning drills. The practice will then last until 5:30 p.m. where pick-up will be from the same parking lot.

Due to the impending track renovations scheduled for some time after the high school’s graduation, we may have to move the practices into Waveny Park in July.

Register For Summer Track Session II

Fall XC Offerings

Pre-Season Cross Country Camp

When: August 28 – September 1;
Where: Waveny Park; Mon. thru Fri. at 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Who: Girls and Boys in Grades 5 – 8 grades
Cost: $100.00

Get a head start on the xc season by gradually re-conditioning for distance running. We will meet in Waveny Park at the parking lot adjacent to Waveny House closest to the field.

This week will introduce the warm-up and drills routine, hill running with proper form and biomechanics evaluation. Please bring plenty of water and dress appropriately for the weather. Dry wicking clothing works best with comfortable running shoes and socks.

Register For Pre-Season Cross Country Camp

XC Session I

When: September 4 – October 27
Where: Waveny Park; Mon., Wed, and Fri at 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Who: Girls and Boys in Grades 5 – 8 grades
Cost: $300.00

This season we will work to establish a competitive running team as well as our usual running program. We will have 3 – 4 XC races in the park @ Waveny, usually on Wednesdays, at our usual practice times. Race days we will ask that you arrive by 4:00 p.m. so that we may warm-up and prepare for racing together. As well, we will be racing at several invitational meets on Saturdays. We hope to take our top 7 athletes (Boys & Girls) who are available to these competitions.

Wilton Invitational – September 16 @ Allen’s Meadow, Wilton, CT

Wickham Invitational – October 7 @ Wickham Park, Manchester, CT

WCC League Championship – tbd

Register For XC Session I

XC Session II – USATF-CT

When: October 30 thru Age Group Regionals
Where: Waveny Park; Mon., Wed. and Fri at 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. (due to shortened daylight)
Who: Girls and Boys in Grades 5 – 8 grades
Cost: $200.00

We invite everyone to continue their season with us in preparation for the USATF-CT Association Age Group Championship and qualifier for USATF Regional Age Group Championship. Your child will compete against other children in his/her age groups. Age groups are determined by two year groupings, ie: 9-10; 11-12; 13-14.

MS State Championship on Nov. 4 @ Wickham Park, Manchester, CT

USATF-CT Championship – tbd @ White Arboretum, Litchfield, CT

USATF-NE Regional Championship – tbd

Register For XC Session II – UCATF-CT