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  GWDRC Youth Spring Cross Country & Track 

What: GWDRC will be hosting a full Spring Cross-Country and Track & FIeld Spring season.

Starts: Monday, March 13th - May 

  • Distance Running: Monday/Wednesday/Friday  3rd to 8th grade 5-6 pm Jamestown HS and Green Spring Trail

  • Sprints and Jumps: Tuesday/Thursday 3rd to 8th grade 5-6 pm Jamestown HS Track

  • Intro Pole Vault: Monday/Friday 5th to 8th grade 5-6 pm Jamestown HS Track 

Cost: $100 (T-shirt, all practices, and entry into 3  mini track meets)  

Need-based scholarships are available.  

Who: Girls and Boys in 3rd to 8th grade. (See grade levels above)

Where: Green Spring Trail and Jamestown HS Track

Practice Weeks of: 

March 13, March 20, March 27, 

No practices week of April 3-7th

April 10, April 17, April 21st

May, 1, May 8, May 15

Mini-Track Meets on Friday, March 31st,  April 21st, and May 12th. 5:00-6:30 pm

Proposed Track Meet Schedule:

Pole Vault: 5:15 pm

100m: 5:15 pm

800m: 5:30 pm

200m 5:45 pm

1600m: 6:00 pm

Long Jump: 6:00 pm

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.

$14.00 AAU membership


1) Sign up for AAU ($14.00)

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:

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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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