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Site updated: February 7, 2020
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Cross Country
2020 Track and Field season has officially begun! It is not too late to join the team. We offer 18 different events so there are many different opportunities to excel. When you finish up your winter sport season, come on out for track and field. It will make you a better, faster, stronger athlete. Guaranteed.

Quick summary for those who missed the Parent and Team Meeting on February 5th:
-all paperwork and insurance must be satisfied in order to be issued a uniform
-$40 team fee due by 2/19/2020
-Please share our team fundraiser with local businesses, family, friends, etc.: 2020 Track and Field Fundraiser Website or 2020 Track and Field Fundraiser flyer to print out

SPRINTS, HURDLES, AND FIELD EVENTS: Official practice has begun - 3:00 at the track
At 2:45-2:50 p.m. do your 2 lap warm up and be ready to start on time.

MIDDLE DISTANCE AND DISTANCE RUNNERS (3200, 1600, 800, 4x800 relay, and 400/800): Official practice has begun - times and locations sometimes vary so check our DR Google Calendar.
Please check this Google calendar daily for details about our practices - days, times, locations, warm up instructions, what time to have your rides pick you up, etc. Typically we will start together at 3:00 p.m. after you have done your 10:00 warm up jog at 2:45 p.m. Always warm up and cool down clockwise in outer lanes if running on the track then get water and use the restroom so you are ready to start at 3:00 p.m.

Need new shoes for track and field season? Check with Coach Rae Ann who works at Fleet Feet Sarasota and has coupons for everyone on the team.

new 2020 Track and Field Meet Schedule

new 2020 Track and Field Fundraiser Website

new 2020 Track and Field Fundraiser flyer to print out

MHS ATHLETICS PAPERWORK:   Everyone must complete the entire athletics paperwork packet and pay the $50 insurance in order to participate in any sport (including conditioning) at MHS. Once you complete the paperwork packet and pay the insurance, you are cleared for all sports for the entire school year.
2019-20 athletic paperwork (6 pages)
$50 insurance may be paid by cash, money order, or check payable to Manatee High School with a parent phone number on top of the check and student name on the memo line.
If you completed the paperwork packet and insurance for a fall or winter sport, please check with your coach as you may already be cleared to participate.

(click name for email)
Mike Smith, Head Coach
girls & boys sprints, hurdles, & jumps
Domonique Dunbar, Assistant Coach
girls & boys sprints & jumps
Tom Beckerleg, Assistant Coach
girls & boys throws

Click here for the Manatee Track & Field team page on
Our team page on includes results from the meets, season bests for each event, and an individual profile page for each athlete. GO CANES GO!

Track & Field Team Handbook for Athletes & Parents - revised February 2020
This handbook contains everything you need to know about the track and field season, including requirements for earning awards.

Manatee High School Cross Country / Track and Field staff is actively engaged in recapturing some of the historical records for the program. If you are a current or past Cross Country or Track and Field record holder or know of any record setting performances and the years they occurred we solicit your help in updating our record books. Please email us the details.

RESULTS: Please check for meet results

PHOTOS: Click here for photos

USEFUL LINKS:        FHSAA Track & Field

FHSAA Health & Wellness        Road Runners Club of America        USA Track & Field

Manatee High School        MHS Girls' XC        MHS Boys' XC        MHS Track & Field

School District of Manatee County Academic Calendar

Bradenton Runners Club

SUPPORT YOUR TEAM:   Purchase MHS Track & Field apparel and gifts

discus     pole vault     shot put

high jump     Track and Field     hurdles