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Canceled: See IRON EAGLE TRACK: Contact Mark Tompkins at or  (757) 784-2281 

GWDRC Sprints, Hurdles, and Pole Vault

GWDRC is hosting an introduction to sprints, hurdles, and Pole Vault at Jamestown High School Track


When: June 24th – August 1st

Who: 8th – 12th graders 

Cost: $100 plus AAU membership ($20.00)

Dates per week: Monday and Wednesday

Times: 8:00 am- 9:30 pm or 7:00-8:30 pm         



Coach Clarence Wills: Sprint Coach – Jamestown High School

Coach Tristan Ramage – Jamestown High School

Coach Ronald  Wallace – Weight Lifting

Coach Lily Knowles – Pole Vault former Jamestown Athlete, Current CNU Pole Vaulter

Questions Email:
GWDRC Club Coach


                                                                                           GWDRC Fall Cross Country




GWDRC is the returning Girls Middle School Club State Champions and Boys Middle School State Champion Runner-ups.  Jonathan Grimm set the state record for the 4k in 12:45 and recently ran 15:19 at the Dog Street run 5k breaking his road race state record.

 Amelia Valenti was the state champion runner-up! 

You can read the whole story here at The Spikesburg Story! 

Isabella Strumke was the girls' Elementary School State Champion and continues to break multiple records for 10 and under! 

You can read the whole story here at The Spikesburg Story! 

Start Date:  Monday - August 26th

Practice Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 5-6 pm

Premier Race: Elementary and Middle School State Championship (Mid-October) Pole Green Park - Mechanicsville, VA

1 or 2 other races races or mini race on Green Spring Trail

End Date: Early/Mid-November

3rd-8th graders -  - $100.00 for season


9-12th grade Home School - $100.00 for season



$16.00 AAU Membership (all athletes must join AAU to participate)

Sign up at

SIGN UP FOR the NEW AAU MEMBERSHIP AFTER AUGUST 1st, 2024 so it will last until the following August 31st. 

All members must be part of AAU and have renewed their membership prior to the first day of practice.  Current memberships expire on August 31st, 2023.

$20.00 AAU membership


1) Sign up for AAU ($20.00)

2) Our Club Membership # is  W376BE Greater Williamsburg Distance Running Club

3) Sign up at this link for AAU: using the club number.

Team website:

Sign up a for GWDRC at:

Practice Locations: Green Spring Trail/Jamestown HS track

 Questions: Contact Club Coach Mark Tompkins at or 757 784-2281


GWDRC is a non profit 501c3 organization. 

Vision statement: To inspire a new generation of distance runners.


Creating a lifetime passion in Greater Williamsburg area youth for distance running through instruction, training, and racing.  

Things we do:

a. Provide instruction and education in youth distance running.

b. Host youth cross country and track and field events to promote the health of young athletes.


c.  Host special events in the promotion of youth cross country and track and field.

Since 2014, the Greater Williamsburg Distance Running Club (GWDRC) has provided a team opportunity for 3rd to 8th grade boys and girls who have an interest in distance running (3+ miles).  Our youth club runners live in James City County, Upper York County and Williamsburg, VA, though the club is open to anyone in the region.  


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