Open to all girls and boys ages 5-18 interested in track and field, running and athletics  

The Youth Athletics Program Exposes kids to the fundamentals of track and field

with an emphasis on fun and fitness

> Four weeks of instruction starting May 31, 2016

> Practices held each Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:30-8:00 PM (unless otherwise noted) at area track and field facilities close to your neighborhood.

> Saturday Meets will be held at tracks located North, East, South and West spread out across Knox County. 8:30 AM– 1PM, starting June 4, 2016.

Meet Locations:

June 4 - Hardin Valley Academy

June 11 - South Doyle HS

June 18 - Austin-East HS

June 25 - Halls HS

Printed Directions to Meets

Track Layout for Saturday Meets

> T-Shirts to all registered participants

>  NEW ! Special Parents Walk-to-Run Program is back now at three (Hardin Valley Academy, Farragut HS (pending construction) and Central HS).  Parents get fit while your kids practice.  Get ready for a special parents 2 mile run before the final Saturday track meet.  More Info Here

> NEW ! In anticipation of a future Alcoa HS site we have added an additional time at Maryville MS Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30-8PM for those in the Alcoa area.

> Program cost - $40 per participant, Second family member $35, Third family member $30 > $105 maximum per family, Special Parents Walk-to-Run Program - $35.00 and save $5 on your first child's registration! Email Chris Kane for details.


 Practice Sites (practice are held from 6:30 to 8 PM - Austin East site will practice from 4:00 PM-5:30 PM). Alcoa residents will be at Maryville MS Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30-8:00PM

** Designates Parents "Walk to Run" program site

Alcoa @ Maryville MS Anderson Co. HS Austin East HS Catholic HS Christian Academy of Knoxville
Carter HS Central HS** Clinton HS Gibbs HS Halls HS
Hardin Valley Academy** Jefferson Co HS Maryville MS McMinn Co. HS Morristown-West HS
Oak Ridge HS Sevier Co HS South Doyle HS William Blount HS West HS (Knoxville) 

Fulton/Bearden/Farragut/Powell HS will likely be under construction this June. If the track becomes available, we will update the list above.

Meet Date

                                                        Order of Events


Running Events

Field Events

6/5/16              Hardin Valley

1500 / 200 / Parents Event / 4x100 Relay / Hurdles / 50 / 400 / 100

Long Jump / Shot Put / High Jump / Discus

6/12/16             South Doyle HS

      3000 / 200 / Parents Event / 4x100 Relay / Hurdles / 50 / 800 / 100

Long Jump / Discus / High Jump / Shot Put

6/19/16           Austin-East HS

1500 / 200 / Parents Event / 4x100 Relay / Hurdles / 50 / 400 / 100

Long Jump / Shot Put / High Jump / Discus

6/26/16               Halls HS

3000 / 200 / Parents Event / 4x100 Relay / Hurdles / 50 / 800 / 100

Long Jump / Discus / High Jump / Shot Put

Detailed Parents Program Information Sheet 15' (Download PDF)

Please download and read parents infomration sheet - it will answer most of the questions you might have regarding the program)

How to Register

ONLINE:  Registration Opens 3/15/16. Register Online thru May 31, 2016.  Online payments accepted: Visa - Mastercard - Debit.  We encourage you to sign up online. 

ON SITE: Register at your practice site starting May 31, 2016 (6:30 PM) thru June 10, 2016



For More Information
Contact Chris Kane at 865-385-6237 or

Competitive Track and Field Team                                                                                                                                  

For those who are more performance oriented we offer an opportunity to qualify for a series of regional and national events. Practices are held M-F at Hardin Valley Academy. For more information on this program and qualifying standards please contact Shane Begnaud at 865-406-3929 or click Competitive Team to be directed to the competitive team webpage

  Knoxville Youth Athletics is grateful for the ongoing support of our sponsors whithout which we would be unable to provide area kids this important program.

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