Rio Track and Field Weekly Communication: May 5-12, 2019

All Rio Track athletes are invited and encouraged to continue to train with their Track & Field teammates who have advanced on to the Sac-Joaquin Section Preliminaries and Finals Meet.

The practice schedule below is for the athletes who have made it the Sac-Joaquin Section Preliminaries and those athletes who wish to continue practicing along with them.

We have over 20 Rio Americano Student Athletes who have advanced to Sections!

MONDAY (5/6)

  • Practice for section qualifiers
  • 3:15 p.m. – Practice @ Rio

TUESDAY (5/7)

  • SJS Division III Preliminaries
    Golden Valley High School
    See Meet Schedule for Event Times

WEDNESDAY (5/8)

  • Practice for section qualifiers
  • 3:15 p.m. – Practice @ Rio

THURSDAY (5/9)

  • SJS Division III Finals
    Golden Valley High School
    See Meet Schedule for Event Times

FRIDAY (5/10)

  • Recovery Workout on your own (coaches will give individual athletes workout information)

Track & Field Banquet

We will have our 2019 Track & Field Banquet on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Rio Cafeteria. We are finalizing plans and will have more information next week. For now, save the date!

Sac Joaquin Section Preliminaries

Tuesday, May 7th & Thursday, May 9th at Golden Valley High School (2121 E. Childs Ave, Merced, CA) If you are competing in this meet please verify with your coaches what time you need to check in at the meet. Some students will have Early Dismissal on Tuesday or Thursday. SJS Section Meet information can be found here.

There is no school provided transportation for these meets, please coordinate transportation for your athlete.

Here is the list of Rio Americano Athletes who advanced to SJS Sections:

BOYS

  • 100M – A. Lopes
  • 800M – J. Pallesen, R. Gowan, R. Moore
  • 1600M – R. Gowan, Z. Chambers
  • 3200M – C. Ettinger
  • 4x100M – S. Eiremo, B. Hare, A. Lopes, CJ
  • 4x400m – R. Gowan, J. Pallesen, R. Moore, S. Eiremo
  • SP – A. Romero, C. Melder
  • DS – C. Melder,
  • LJ – A. Lopes
  • PV – D. Norris

GIRLS

  • 800M – L. Calcagno, K. Newton
  • 1600M – S. Karperos, K. Barnes
  • 3200M – S. Karperos,
  • 4x100M – N. Perez, M. Wikoff, D. Goodson, N. Hurtzig-Lopez
  • 4x400M – K. Newton, L. Prieto, L. Calcagno, A. Doyle
  • SP – A. Helfrich
  • PV – M. Wenger-Johnson

Rio Cross Country

With the Track & Field Season coming to a close it is time to start thinking about the cross country season. If you are interested in joining the Cross Country team, please join the Rio Cross Country mailing list to stay informed on important meetings, practice schedules, and more.

Summer conditioning starts June 17, 2019 (M,W,F @ 6:00 p.m.) – meeting at the Bella Bru parking lot. Summer Conditioning is a great way to stay in shape over summer and run with your friends and teammates!

Coaches Gift

Hey Rio Runners! Lauren Calcagno is coordinating the coaches gifts for this season and needs your help! Please meet up with Lauren any day before May 17th at school when you see her to bring your contribution. Any amount you can contribute is greatly appreciated! Thank you so much and see you all at the banquet!

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Capital Athletic League Championships Meet Info: May 2, 2019

Capital Athletic League Championships
Thursday, May 2, 2019
El Camino High School
4300 El Camino Ave, Sacramento, CA

Field Events Start at 2:00 p.m. – Running Events Start at 2:30 p.m.

Students will have an early dismissal (ED) at 12:23 p.m. (beginning of lunch). There is no school provided transportation for this meet, please coordinate transportation for your athlete. School Administration has asked us to remind parents that it discourages students giving other students a ride. If you are having your student athlete get a ride from another student, you must have a note from a parent of both parties authorizing this. Additionally, please remember California State Law requires a driver have their license for 1 year prior to driving with others in the vehicle.

This is the final meet of the season for some of our Student Athletes! The top 4 finishers at League Champs move on to Sectionals.

Parking

There is an additional parking lot in front of the Performing Arts building which is located on Eastern Ave.

Uniforms and Gear:

  • Athletes must compete in the team uniform
  • All members of a relay must be dressed the same (matching jersey and shorts)
  • If competing in spikes, spikes must be ¼” pyramid only (no needles, or christmas tree)

Also Bring:

  • Water and a sports drink
  • A healthy snack (ex. Turkey sandwich, banana, yogurt, granola bar, peanut butter and crackers, chocolate milk)
  • Homework / book / Music (No devices are allowed on the infield)

Questions or Concerns?

Please Contact: Coach Trevor Boler: trevor.boler@sanjuan.edu or Text (530) 400-5317 / Coach Anton Escay (916) 801-8110

Time Schedule:

The meet will be a rolling start format. We have added estimates of starts to the order of events but these can change significantly, especially as the meet progresses.

Open the Capital Athletic League Championships meet info flyer for Order of Events and Competition Rosters (.pdf)

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Capital Athletic League #2 Meet Info: April 23, 2019

CAL LEAGUE MEET #2
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Del Campo High School
4925 Dewey Drive, Fair Oaks, CA

Running & Field Events Start 3:30 P.M.

Students will have an early dismissal (ED) at 2:00PM. There is no school provided transportation for this meet, please coordinate transportation for your athlete. School Administration has asked us to remind parents that it discourages students giving other students a ride. If you are having your student athlete get a ride from another student, you must have a note from a parent of both parties authorizing this. Additionally, please remember California State Law requires a driver have their license for 1 year prior to driving with others in the vehicle.

Uniforms and Gear:

  • Athletes must compete in the team uniform
  • All members of a relay must be dressed the same (matching jersey and shorts)
  • If competing in spikes, spikes must be ¼” pyramid only (no needles, or christmas tree)

Also Bring:

  • Water and a sports drink
  • A healthy snack (ex. Turkey sandwich, banana, yogurt, granola bar, peanut butter and crackers, chocolate milk)
  • Homework / book / Music (No devices are allowed on the infield)

Questions or Concerns?

Please Contact: Coach Trevor Boler: trevor.boler@sanjuan.edu or Text (530) 400-5317 / Coach Anton Escay (916) 801-8110

Time Schedule:

The Meet will be a rolling start format. We have added estimates of starts to the order of events but these can change significantly, especially as the meet progresses.

Open the CAL League Meet flyer for Order of Events and Competition Rosters (.pdf)

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Rio Track and Field Weekly Communication: April 21-27, 2019

Practice Schedule:

We anticipate the availability of the Rio Americano Track and Field Facility any day now and are awaiting the final go ahead from school and district administration. As soon as we get the ok we will have all practices move to Rio. Please be on the lookout for a location update.

Please make sure you have signed up for Remind here in case we make last minute schedule changes. The Google calendar is updated when there are changes so please check the schedule there as well.

Coaches will continue to communicate practice times and changes to the athletes however, you can check riotrackxc.com for the current Track & Field calendar as well as any news updates. Additionally, if you use Google Calendars, you can add the Rio Track & Field calendar.

MONDAY (4/22)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM
  • Distance Group Practice – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45PM

TUESDAY (4/23)

  • Capital Athletic League Meet – Del Campo High School (4925 Dewey Drive., Fair Oaks, CA 3:30PM)

WEDNESDAY (4/24)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM
  • Distance Group Practice – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45PM

THURSDAY (4/25)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice – Rio Americano H.S. 2:00-3:30 P.M.
  • Distance Group Practice  – El Camino H.S. 3:00-4:30 PM

FRIDAY (4/26)

  • Sac Town Races (Frosh / Soph Athlete Meet) – Whitney High School (701 Wildcat Blvd., Rocklin, CA 3:30PM)

Volunteers Needed!

We are co-hosting the CAL League Championships at El Camino H.S. on May 2nd. This is a huge undertaking and we need parents to volunteer to help make it a success!

Please sign up for a volunteer spot here, no experience necessary.

Upcoming Meets

Tuesday, April 23rd – We will have our Second Capital Athletic League Meet at Del Campo High School (4925 Dewey Drive., Fair Oaks, CA). This is a FULL TEAM meet which all athletes will be entered into at least one event. This will be an Early Dismissal Day for athletes as the meet starts at 3:30 p.m. There is no school provided transportation for this meet, please coordinate transportation for your athlete. We will communicate the meet details on Monday, April 22nd with Early dismissal, Team Roster, and Order of Events information.

Friday, April 26th – The 13th Annual SacTown Races at Whitney High School (701 Wildcat Blvd., Rocklin, CA) This is a Frosh / Soph Athlete meet. This will be an Early Dismissal Day for competing athletes as the meet starts at 3:30 p.m. There is no school provided transportation for this meet, please coordinate transportation for your athlete.

Thursday, May 2nd – We will have our Capital Athletic League Championship at El Camino Fundamental High School (4300 El Camino Ave., Sacramento, CA). This is a FULL TEAM meet which all athletes will be entered into at least one event. We would like all athletes at El Camino High School by 2:00! This is the Final meet of the season for the majority of our Student Athletes! The top finishers at this meet will move on to compete at the Section Trials. There is no school provided transportation for this meet, please coordinate transportation for your athlete.

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Capital Athletic League #1 Meet Info: April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Capital Christian High School
9470 Micron Ave, Sacramento, CA 95827
Field Events Start 3:30 P.M. / Running Events Start 4:00 P.M.

Students will have an early dismissal (ED) at 2:00PM. There is no school provided transportation for this meet, please coordinate transportation for your athlete. School Administration has asked us to remind parents that it discourages students giving other students a ride. If you are having your student athlete get a ride from another student, you must have a note from a parent of both parties authorizing this. Additionally, please remember California State Law requires a driver have their license for 1 year prior to driving with others in the vehicle. We will have a tent set up in bleachers for athletes and parents to be together and cheer on the team. Look for the Rio Raiders tent!

Uniforms and Gear:

  • Athletes must compete in the team uniform
  • All members of a relay must be dressed the same (matching jersey and shorts)
  • If competing in spikes, spikes must be ¼” pyramid only (no needles, or christmas tree)

Also Bring:

  • Water and a sports drink
  • A healthy snack (ex. Turkey sandwich, banana, yogurt, granola bar, peanut butter and crackers, chocolate milk)
  • Homework / book / Music (No devices are allowed on the infield)

Questions or Concerns?

Please Contact:

Coach Trevor Boler (530) 400-5317 or Coach Anton Escay (916) 801-8110

Time Schedule:

The meet will be a rolling start format. We have added estimates of starts to the order of events below but these can change significantly, especially as the meet progresses.

ORDER OF EVENTS

Field Events Start @ 3:30 PM

  • Shot Put (4 Throws) – FSB, VB, VG
  • Discus (4 Throws) – VG, VB, FSB
  • Long Jump (4 Jumps) – VB, FSB, VG (Open Pit until 100M start)
  • Triple Jump (4 Jumps – VG, VB, FSB (Open Pit 100M to 4×400 start)
  • High Jump – FSB, VB, VG
  • Pole Vault – VG, VB, FSB

Running Events Start @ 4:00 PM

Start times in parenthesis are approximate only

4x100M Relay (4:00 PM) FSB/VG/VB 800M (6:15 PM) FSB/VG/VB
1600M (4:20 PM) FSB/VG/VB 300MH (6:30 PM) VG-30″/FSB-33″/VB-36″
100MH (4:45 PM) VG-33″ 200M (6:50 PM) FSB/VG/VB
110MH (4:55 PM) FSB-36″/VB-39″ 3200M (7:15 PM) VG/VB/FSB
400M (5:15 PM) FSB/VG/VB 4x400M Relay (7:45 PM) FSG/FSB/VG/VB
100M (5:45 PM) FSB/VG/VB

Women’s Competition Roster

  • Evnika Antonova (V) SP/DS/LJ
  • Emi Anzi (V) 3200M
  • Ella Awdew (V) 100M/200M
  • Kaylee Barnes (V) 1600M / 4x400M
  • Vanessa Billingsley (V) 100M / 200M
  • Ella Bracchi (V) 1600M
  • Annika Brown (V) SP/DS
  • Zoe Buck  (V) 100M
  • Kendra Burton (V) 1600M
  • Lauren Calcagno (V) 1600M/200M/400M
  • Shaila Cano (V) 400M/ 200M
  • Ava Cardwell (V) 800M / 4x400M
  • Sophia Cysewski (V) 4x100M/100M/200M
  • Megan Dang (V) 800M
  • Annika Dengel (V) 800M
  • Alex Doyle (V) 400M/200M/TJ/4x400M
  • Mia Eiremo (V) 4x100M/100H/300H/HJ
  • Alyssa Escay (V) 1600M
  • Xya Ford (V) SP/DS
  • Talia Friedman (V) 4x100M/200M
  • Dream Goodson (V) 4x100M/100M/200M
  • Katie Hardwicke (V) 1600M
  • Mykayla Harris (V) SP/DS
  • Caitlin Hayden (F/S) 1600M
  • Aurora Helfrich (V) SP/DS
  • Molly Hernandez (V) 200M/HJ/LJ
  • Morgan Hewitt (V) 200M / LJ
  • Emma Hightower (V) 100M/200M
  • Natalia Hurtzig-Lopez (V) 4x100M/200M
  • Asia Ibrahim (V) 200M
  • Sophia Karperos (V) 800M/3200M
  • Hannah Lee (V) 200M
  • Grace Lesser (V) 400M/200M
  • Isabella Lindstrom (V) SP/DS
  • Tessa Loofbourrow (V) 1600M
  • Nelli McCrystal (V) 1600M
  • Sophia Newcomer (V) 800M
  • Katie Newton (V) 800M/4X400
  • Josie Perez (V) 800M
  • Nailea Perez (V) 4x100M/100M/200M
  • Isabella Popejoy (V) SP/DS/200M
  • Gabby Prieto (V) 100M
  • Lucy Prieto (V) 1600M/800M/4X400M
  • Shamita Rai (V) 100M/200M
  • Caroline Smith (V) 4x100M/100H/300H/HJ
  • Sarah Sorenson (V) LJ/HJ
  • Elizabeth Wang (V) 200M
  • Makena Wenger-Johnson (V) 100H/300H
  • Mckayla Wikoff (V) 4x100M/100M
  • Isabella Winscott (V) 400M / HJ
  • Rosalia Zubillaga (V) SP/DS

Men’s Competition Roster

  • Ayman Assim (V) 110H/300H/HJ/TJ
  • Joseph Bender (F/S) 1600M
  • Cole Bertolani (F/S) 800M
  • Eric Bristow (F/S) SP/DS
  • Zach Chambers (V) 3200M
  • Lucas Collins (F/S) 800M
  • Julian Doyle (F/S) 800M
  • Logan Duffy (V) 400M
  • Stefan Eiremo (V) 4x100M/400M/200M/HJ
  • Chalmer Elkridge (V) 4x100M/100M/200M
  • Conner Ettinger (V) 3200M
  • Cole Fletcher (F/S) 200M/HJ
  • Jackson Fortin (F/S) SP/DS
  • Zander Geisreiter (F/S) SP/DS
  • Aleksandr Goriunov (F/S) 1600M
  • Nic Gorman (V) 800M
  • Ross Gowan (V) 800M/4X400M
  • Brynan Hare (V) 4X100(A)/100M/200M
  • Dubem Isiah-Lim (F/S) 100M/DS
  • Samuel Jackson (V) 400M
  • Ricky Jauregui (V) SP/DS
  • Max Long (F/S) SP/DS
  • Ethan Loomis (F/S) 1600M
  • Antonio Lopes (V) 4X100M/100M/LJ
  • Tyler Maccomber (F/S) 1600M
  • Ermiyas Mamo (V) 1600M
  • Cody Meider (V) SP/DS
  • Christian Melliza (V) 4x100m/100M/200M
  • Ryan Mood (F/S) 1600M
  • Reed Moore (V) 800M/4X400M
  • Jack Murphy (V) 1600M/4x400M
  • Jalen Naran (F/S) 400M/200M
  • Daniel Norris (F/S) 200M/LJ
  • Jack Pallasen (V) 1600M/4X400M
  • Cameron Phillips (V) SP/DS
  • Savion Ponce (V) 100M
  • Logan Porter (F/S) 100M/HJ/TJ
  • Oliver Price (F/S) 200M
  • Nicolas Pypers (F/S) 110H/HJ
  • Mason Ready (F/S) 200M/LJ
  • Amadeus Romero (V) SP/DS
  • Jensen Salvatori (V) 1600M/400M
  • Willie Samuelson (V) 1600M
  • Ethan Vahle (F/S) 1600M
  • David Valencia (F/S) 800M
  • Nathan Witte (V) 800M
  • Ryan Witte (V) 1600M
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Rio Track and Field Weekly Communication: April 7-13, 2019

Practice Schedule:

Please make sure you have signed up for Remind here in case we make last minute schedule changes. The Google calendar is updated when there are changes so please check the schedule there as well.

We strongly encourage all athletes to attend practice at El Camino on the days assigned for their discipline / event; however, we understand that transportation may be an issue for some. We will have at least one coach remain at Rio for any athletes that can’t make it to El Camino due to transportation issues.

Coaches will continue to communicate practice times and changes to the athletes however, you can check riotrackxc.com for the current Track & Field calendar as well as any news updates. Additionally, if you use Google Calendars, you can add the Rio Track & Field calendar.

MONDAY (4/8)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM
  • Distance Group Practice Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45PM

TUESDAY (4/9)

  • Capital Athletic League Meet
  • Capital Christian High School
  • 9470 Micron Ave., Sacramento, CA
  • 3:30PM

WEDNESDAY (4/10)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM
  • Distance Group Practice Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:30PM

THURSDAY (4/11)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Rio Americano H.S. 2:00-3:30 P.M.
  • Distance Group Practice El Camino H.S. 3:00-4:30 PM

FRIDAY (4/12)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM
  • Distance Group Practice Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:30PM

SATURDAY (4/13)

  • Halden Invitational Meet
  • Davis High School
  • 10:00AM

Upcoming Meets

Tuesday, April 9th – we will have our first Capital Athletic League Meet at Capitol Christian High School (9470 Micron Ave., Sacramento, CA). This is a FULL TEAM meet which all athletes will be entered into at least one event. This will be an Early Dismissal Day for athletes as the meet starts at 3:30 p.m. There is no school provided transportation for this meet, please coordinate transportation for your athlete. It is important athletes who cannot attend let their coaches know immediately. This is a new league alignment with 7 schools and we are unsure of how late this meet will go. We will communicate the meet details on Monday, April 8th with Early dismissal, Team Roster, and order of events information.

Saturday, April 13th – we will be participating in the Halden Invitational at Davis High School (315 West 14th Street, Davis, CA). This is an exciting and unique meet format. The meet will begin at 10 am with Sprint and Field Events and will conclude with a Distance Carnival which begins at approximately 4:30 pm. This meet will have 4 divisions (FSG/FSB & VG/VB) for Sprints, Hurdles, and Field Events. There will be 2 Divisions (VG/VB) for the Distance Carnival Events. It is possible that due to some limited entry space we will not be able to enter all athletes. If your athlete can not attend they must let their coaches know by April 8th.

New Athletic Field Improvement Project

If you missed it on the front page of the Sacramento Bee, a family of Killdeer have taken residence on our completed field to hatch their eggs. While the Field is ready for athletic use, the district has made the decision to let the eggs hatch before we are allowed to open the new athletic field. Given the timeline of when the eggs were found and the incubation period of a Killdeer we are playing wait and see, but are hopeful we are talking days and not weeks.

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Rio Track and Field Weekly Communication: March 31-April 6, 2019

Practice Schedule:

The weather forecast is calling for rain again this week. Please make sure you have signed up for Remind here in case we make any last minute schedule changes.

We strongly encourage all athletes to attend practice at El Camino on the days assigned for their discipline/event; however, we understand that transportation may be an issue for some. We will have at least one coach remain at Rio for any athletes that can’t make it to El Camino due to transportation issues.

Coaches will continue to communicate practice times and changes to the athletes however, you can check riotrackxc.com for the current Track & Field calendar as well as any news updates. Additionally, if you use Google Calendars, you can add the Rio Track & Field calendar.

MONDAY (4/1)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM
  • Distance Group Practice – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45PM

TUESDAY (4/2)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45 P.M.
  • Distance Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM

WEDNESDAY (4/3)

  • Rio Early Dismissal Day (12:35PM)
  • Practice @ Regular Scheduled Times
  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM
  • Distance Group Practice – Rio Americano H.S. 3:00-4:00PM

THURSDAY (4/4)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group – Rio Americano H.S. 2:00-3:30 P.M.
  • Distance Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:00-4:30 PM

Friday (4/5)

  • Full Team Practice / Picture Day
  • Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45PM

Picture Day

We will be having our team picture day on Friday, April 5th. Athletes will need to bring their uniforms to practice for the team picture. Order forms can be picked up at practice this week as well as at Coach Boler’s office.

You may also download the Picture Day flyer here.

Upcoming Meets

Saturday, April 6th – We will be participating in the 26th Annual Thunder Invitational at Rocklin High School (5301 Victory Ln., Rocklin, CA 95765). This is a meet with four levels of competition – Varsity girls/boys and JV girls/boys. It is possible that due to some limited entry space we will not be able to enter all athletes. This is an all-day event with the first event starting at 9:00 am. If your athlete can not attend they must let their coaches know by April 2nd.

Tuesday, April 9th – We will have our first Capital Athletic League Meet at Capitol Christian High School (9470 Micron Ave., Sacramento, CA). This is a FULL TEAM meet which all athletes will be entered into at least one event. This will be an Early Dismissal Day for some athletes as the meet starts at 3:30 p.m. There is no school provided transportation for this meet, please coordinate transportation for your athlete. It is important athletes who cannot attend let their coaches know as far in advance as possible.

Saturday, April 13th – We will be participating in the Halden Invitational at Davis High School (315 West 14th Street, Davis, CA). This is an exciting and unique meet format. The meet will begin at 10 am with Sprint and Field Events and will conclude with a Distance Carnival which begins at approximately 4:30 pm. This meet will have 4 divisions (FSG/FSB & VG/VB) for Sprints, Hurdles, and Field Events. There will be 2 Divisions (VG/VB) for the Distance Carnival Events. It is possible that due to some limited entry space we will not be able to enter all athletes. This is an all-day event with the first event starting at 10:00 am. If your athlete can not attend they must let their coaches know by April 8th.

New Athletic Field Improvement Project

The new athletic field is in the final stages! We are awaiting final word on the date we can start training in our new facility, we anticipate no later than mid April…hopefully sooner! Check out the latest progress video by parent volunteer, Ron Salvatori.

RAAB Membership Dues

If you haven’t already done so, please pay your RAAB dues as soon as possible. Dues are $75 per player for one sport, or $125 for the year for multiple sports. These dues are critical to the success of our Athletic Programs at Rio, paying for coaching stipends, operating expenses, etc. It’s a small amount to pay for all that our children receive from the sports programs. RAAB Membership Dues

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Rio Track and Field Weekly Communication: March 24-30, 2019

Practice Schedule:

The weather forecast is calling for rain in the upcoming week. Please make sure you have signed up for Remind here in case we make any last minute schedule changes.

We strongly encourage all athletes to attend practice at El Camino on the days assigned for their discipline/event; however, we understand that transportation may be an issue for some. We will have at least one coach remain at Rio for any athletes that can’t make it to El Camino due to transportation issues.

Coaches will continue to communicate practice times and changes to the athletes however, you can check riotrackxc.com for the current Track & Field calendar as well as any news updates. Additionally, if you use Google Calendars, you can add the Rio Track & Field calendar.

MONDAY (3/25)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM
  • Distance Group Practice – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45PM

TUESDAY (3/26)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45 P.M.
  • Distance Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM

WEDNESDAY (3/27)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM
  • Distance Group Practice – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45PM

THURSDAY (3/28)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group – Rio Americano H.S. 2:00-3:30 P.M.
  • Distance Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:00-4:30 PM

Friday (3/29)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 PM
  • Distance Group Practice – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45PM

Upcoming Meets

We are fast approaching the meat of our season, with April comes a full schedule of competition. We have a 14 day span where we have a total of 4 meets including the first of 3 league meets.

Friday, March 29, 2019 – Saturday, March 30, 2019 – The Stanford Track and Field Invitational (641 East Campus Drive, Stanford, CA). We have 6 Athletes that were selected for this qualification only meet. This is one of the premiere track meets in California and we are excited for Lauren Calcagno (800M), Conner Ettinger (3200M), Ross Gowan (800M), Sophia Karperos (1600M), Reed Moore (800M), and Jack Pallesen(800M)!

Saturday, April 6, 2019 – We will be participating in the 26th Annual Thunder Invitational at Rocklin High School (5301 Victory Ln., Rocklin, CA 95765). This is a meet with four levels of competition – Varsity girls/boys and JV girls/boys. It is possible that due to some limited entry space we will not be able to enter all athletes. This is an all-day event with the first event starting at 9:00 am. If your athlete can not attend they must let their coaches know by April 2nd.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 –  We will have our first Capital Athletic League Meet at Capitol Christian High School (9470 Micron Ave., Sacramento, CA). This is a FULL TEAM meet which all athletes will be entered into at least one event. This Will be an Early Dismissal Day for some athletes as the meet starts at 3:30 p.m. There is no school provided transportation for this meet, please coordinate transportation for your athlete. It is important athletes who cannot attend let their coaches know as far in advance as possible.

Saturday, April 13, 2019 – We will be participating in the Halden Invitational at Davis High School (315 West 14th Street, Davis, CA). This is an exciting and unique meet format. The meet will begin at 10 am with Sprint and Field Events and will conclude with a Distance Carnival which begins at approximately 4:30 pm. This meet will have 4 divisions (FSG/FSB & VG/VB) for Sprints, Hurdles, and Field Events. There will be 2 Divisions (VG/VB) for the Distance Carnival Events. It is possible that due to some limited entry space we will not be able to enter all athletes. This is an all-day event with the first event starting at 10:00 am. If your athlete can not attend they must let their coaches know by April 8th.

New Athletic Field Improvement Project

The construction crew continues to make progress on completing our new athletic field. The lines have been painted and they are continuing to work on other markings and finishing up. We have not gotten final word on completion but we are getting close, hopefully the weather cooperates.

RAAB Membership Dues

If you haven’t already done so, please pay your RAAB dues as soon as possible. Dues are $75 per player for one sport, or $125 for the year for multiple sports. These dues are critical to the success of our Athletic Programs at Rio, paying for coaching stipends, operating expenses, etc. It’s a small amount to pay for all that our children receive from the sports programs. RAAB Membership Dues

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Lancer Invitational & Dublin Distance Fiesta Meet Info: March 16, 2019

Lancer Invitational – (3/16/2019)

The Lancer Invitational at Cordova High School has JV Boys, Varsity Boys, and Varsity Girls divisions allowing most, but not all, athletes to compete.

Dublin Distance Fiesta – (3/16/2019)

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, the Dublin High School track team hosts its 12th Annual Distance Fiesta at Dublin High. The meet features distance races of 800, 1600 and 3200 meters as well as an invitational style Distance Medley Relay. This is the largest distance event in the country with 118 schools competing. The DDF is an all-day event with the Distance Medley ending around 10PM.

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Rio Track and Field Weekly Communication: March 10-16, 2019

Practice Schedule:

The weather looks great for upcoming week. Please make sure you have signed up for the Remind class for late breaking news.

We strongly encourage all athletes to attend practice at El Camino on the days assigned for their discipline / event; however, we understand that transportation may be an issue for some. We will have at least one coach remain at Rio for any athletes that can’t make it to El Camino due to transportation issues.

Coaches will continue to communicate practice times and changes to the athletes however, you can check riotrackxc.com for the current Track & Field calendar as well as any news updates. Additionally, if you use Google Calendars, you can add the Rio Track & Field calendar.

MONDAY (3/11)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 P.M.
  • Distance Group Practice – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45 P.M.

TUESDAY (3/12)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45 P.M.
  • Distance Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 P.M.

WEDNESDAY (3/13)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 P.M.
  • Distance Group Practice – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45 P.M.

THURSDAY (3/14)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group – Rio Americano H.S. 2:00-3:30 P.M.
  • Distance Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:00-4:30 P.M.

FRIDAY (3/15)

  • Sprint & Field Events Group Practice – El Camino H.S. 3:30-5:00 P.M.
  • Distance Group Practice – Rio Americano H.S. 3:15-4:45 P.M.

SATURDAY (3/16)

  • Lancer Invitational (Sprint & Field Events) – Cordova High School – Meet Starts @ 9:00AM
  • Dublin Distance Fiesta (Distance Runners) – Dublin High School – Meet Starts @ 8:00AM

Lancer Invitational – (3/16/2019)

The Lancer Invitational at Cordova High School has: JV Boys/Varsity Boys/Varsity Girls divisions, allowing most but not all athletes to compete. We are finalizing our entries and will have an informational meet communication sent out by Thursday (3/14/19) which will include our competition roster as well as meet timeline. Your athlete should know what events they have been entered in by Thursday.

Dublin Distance Fiesta – (3/16/2019)

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, the Dublin High School track team hosts its 12th Annual Distance Fiesta at Dublin High. The meet features distance races of 800, 1600 and 3200 meters as well as an invitational style Distance Medley Relay. This is the largest distance event in the country with over 120 schools competing. The DDF is an all-day event with the Distance Medley ending around 10PM. We are finalizing our entries and will have an informational meet communication sent out by Wednesday (3/14/19) which will include our competition roster as well as meet timeline.

New Athletic Field Improvement Project

Construction crew made big strides Friday by tarping off the stadium in preparation of final top coat “blasting,” then will paint lines and marks, etc.

Follow the progress of the field on YouTube (videos courtesy of parent volunteer, Ron Salvatori).

RAAB Membership Dues

If you haven’t already done so, please pay your RAAB dues as soon as possible. Dues are $75 per player for one sport, or $125 for the year for multiple sports. These dues are critical to the success of our Athletic Programs at Rio, paying for coaching stipends, operating expenses, etc. It’s a small amount to pay for all that our children receive from the sports programs. RAAB Membership Dues

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