Elite Team Gets Busy!

Elite Team members Chris Cralle, Chandra Andrews, Tomas Cotter, Matt Byers, John Rizzo and Danielle Chapman all competed at the Wichita State KT Woodman Class, with Cralle, Andrews and Cotter all posting impressive victories in the Men’s Hammer, Women’s Hammer, and Men’s 1500m, respectively! Matt Byers finished 2nd in the Men’s Javelin.  Chandra Andrews also hosted Nike’s Ryann Krais who competed in the meet.  Click here for complete results >> KTWoodman 2014 Day 3 results and KT Woodman 2014 Day 4 Results

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Youth Team Information!

The  STC 2014 Spring and Summer Youth Team is ready to roll!  Actually run!
The Parent Informational meeting will be held on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 630p in the Wichita State University Track and Field Team Room in Cessna Stadium (northwest corner at the bottom of the ramp).  All registration information will be provided.
Practice begins on Tuesday, April 15th  on the Cessna Stadium track at 600p for elementary students (Grades K through 5) and middle school students (grades 6 through 8) that are not competing for their school’s team.
Practices will be on Tuesday and Thursday from 600p to 730p at Cessna Stadium.  New this year is a Youth Team Practice and Training Manual developed by Wichita State University Track and Field Coaching Staff, Athletes, and Shocker Track Club Youth Coaches.  Click here for the Manual >> STC Youth Practice Manual Spring Summer 2014
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Elite Team Members Play Outside!

Elite Team members Chris Cralle, Chandra Andrews, Matt Byers and Jon Rizzo took their throwing toys to Emporia, KS for the ESU Spring Open.  Cralle and Andrews posted impressive victories in the Hammer, while Byers and Rizzo finished 2nd and 5th respectively in the Javelin.  Check the link below for complete results!


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Enough with the Planks; Let’s Get Fit!!

Laura has met her planking goals and is now ready to challenge you with the next steps in your 2014 fitness regimen!  This month’s articles include -

- Crossfit – Myth or Miracle

- Perfect Pushups and Wall-sits!

- Crossfit Nutrition!

See the Beats and Eats section for Laura’s latest!

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Come one, come all, Masters Athletes!

Still have a desire to “put your foot down” on the track???  STC announces updated membership information for individuals interested in the Masters/Open team!!  Check the links for general information and the membership application!

General Information >> STC Masters General Flyer 2013 2014

Membership Application >> Shocker Track Club Masters Open App 3.2014

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Tomas Cotter Interview

Follow the link to listen to a great interview STC Elite member Tomas Cotter did this week on Irish radio.  Tomas recently opened up his indoor season with a personal best time of 8:09.59 in the 3000m at Iowa State.  It’s a great listen!  http://utv.vo.llnwd.net/o16/LMFM/2014/02/23/2302TomasCotterpod.mp3


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Information Update

Here’s an update on “happenings” in the Shocker Track Club -

- Elite Team – The Roster for the 2013-2014 outdoor season is being finalized and will include some outstanding additions!  Watch this link for details >> http://www.shockertrackclub.com/sample-page/

- Youth Team – The indoor season is winding to a close, but planning for the outdoor season is progressing quickly!!  Watch this link for details >> http://www.shockertrackclub.com/blog/ 

- Masters/Open Team – A planning committee has completed their work in defining the organization of the team leadership.  Watch this link for details >> http://www.shockertrackclub.com/masters/

- Membership/Sponsorship – A revised membership/sponsorship program will be announced soon that will simplify the categories and provide more opportunities for “targeted support” of Shocker Track Club teams and activities.  Stay tuned for details!

- STC Logo – The Shocker Track Club logo and name are now registered with the State of Kansas, Secretary of State.

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Aye Matey! It’s Time Fer Ye to Walk The Plank!

Well, not really!  But it is time to integrate planks into your exercise regimen to strengthen your abs.  Check out Laura’s latest articles in the “Beats and Eats” section!

“What Are Planks?”

“Kick Your Planks Up a Notch!”

“Plank Happy Recipes!”

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Elite Team Members Get Back in Action

Shocker Track Club Elite Team members Chris Cralle, Chandra Andrews, Fernada Blakely, and Darius Draudvila returned to action in the Wichita State University Herm Wilson Indoor Invitational.  Cralle (Weight Throw), Andrews (Weight Throw), and Blakely (200m) all posted impressive victories.  Click here for complete results >> http://www.nmnathletics.com/fls/7500/2013%20Track%20&%20Field/Results/results%20final.htm?SPID=2843&DB_OEM_ID=7500


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Officials’ Certification Clinic

Intrigued by the possibility of volunteering at a track meet?  Want to give back to track and field?  Then becoming a USATF certified Official might be for you!  The Shocker Track Club and the USATF Missouri Valley Association will conduct a certification clinic for certification of new officials and recertification at the Wichita State University Heskett Center on Saturday, February 1, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m.  Individuals attending the clinic must bring their current USATF membership card or current membership number with them to the clinic for verification. Select the Certification link in the Officials/Volunteer pull-down menu for clinic information.  See you there!

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