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Oak Creek Elementary Coaches

Head Coach:

Lavenna Kubatzky

lkubatzky@hsd2.org

Assistant Coaches

Esther Anderson

eanderson@hsd2.org

Hemaima Dill

hdill@hsd2.org


Our shirt color is teal

Download the Sports Engine App

Landsharks parents can use the SportsEngine mobile application to receive text updates, view the schedule and locations of events. The SportsEngine app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Once installed, the easiest way to find Oak Creek Elementary.

Practice Information

 

Extra Information

Dress for Success:  Runners need to dress according to the weather.  If it is raining or the wind chill is under 30 degrees we will be practicing in the gym.  We encourage them to change out of their school attire into running clothes.  Clothing guidelines:

55 degrees and warmer - Running shoes, t-shirt, shorts, and optional running hat.

45-54 degrees - Running shoes, t-shirt, sweatshirt/windbreaker, shorts or sweat pants.

44 degrees and cooler - Running shoes, t-shirt, sweatshirt/windbreaker, sweat pants, running hat/head band and gloves.  If it is windy, dress one cooler level down.

 

Running shoes:  We will train on the areas around the school.  The races are held at local parks and other facilities with large grass fields and dirt trails.  We encourage you to purchase running shoes for your runners.  Please check your child’s current running shoes for wear.  Expect to pay at least $50 for a good shoe that will last for the fall and spring series if worn just for running.  Buy them a little large, not tight.  Colorado Running Company is sponsoring our program and providing a 15% discount for Landshark runners.

Parents, we need you!  Please consider volunteering for our coaching staff or support crew.  No experience is required, just lots of encouragement.  With numerous runners expected to participate, every volunteer makes a difference in our program.  We will need volunteers at the races, too.  Thanks for letting us have the privilege of serving your child.


Meet Information

Meets will be held at
Bear Creek Regional Park
on Sunday afternoons at 1:00 PM on:

September 19th
September 26th
October 3rd


Race Schedule

Schedule of events

Runners and Coaches Arrive-

Coaches Meeting

Parent Volunteers meet the Site Director for course assignments

Star Spangled Banner

Races Begin

Kindergarten - 1st Grade - 1/2 mile
2nd - 6th Grade - 1 mile OR 1.5 mile

***Heats will be determined by Site Director on race day***



Weather policies

Landsharks Lightning Policy

 

1.    We will monitor the weather via the Weather Bug App with Spark Function. 

2.   Activities shall be immediately suspended and all personnel directed to move to a safe area when the meter indicates lightning is within a 8-mile radius.  Activities shall remain suspended until the device indicates there is no longer lightning within a 8-mile radius.

3.   If the device fails or connectivity is poor, we will suspend activity when cloud-to-ground lightning is observed OR thunder is heard.  We will quickly direct staff, participants and athletes to pre-determined shelter(s).

4.   Once the practice/race has been suspended, we will wait at least 20 minutes after the last thunder or flash of lightning is witnessed, prior to resuming.

5.   Any subsequent thunder or lightning, after the beginning of the 20-minute count, reset the clock and another 20-minute count should begin.

6.   Please share the safety plan with others picking up your athlete.

7.   Understand the evacuation process depending on the site lay out. 


Meet Guidelines

In order to create a safe environment for our Landshark runners and families, please adhere to the following guidelines for our races. These guidelines are in place to help keep our races organized and fun for the kids and parents.

  1. Please park in designated areas only.
  2. Upon arrival, please locate your runner(s) school coach and then parents must be in the designated spectator viewing area(s).  The only adults allowed on the race course are coaches or volunteers with a Landsharks' T-shirt.
  3. Exchange runners should check-in with the Site Director, who is in the Tie-dye or Bright yellow T-shirt.  Your runner will receive their bib at that time.  All runners are required to have a bib prior to racing.  Bibs should be pinned on the back of the runners' shirt for ease of removal in the finish chute.
  4. Each race night all runners run ONLY one race of their choice with their age group.
  5. Please for the safety of ALL athletes No parents on the race course.  There will be coaches on the course with the runners as well as designated volunteers to help keep all runners safe.
  6. Following your runner's race, your child will find you in the designated spectator viewing area.  You are free to stay and watch the remainder of the races or depart if so desired.
  7. Have fun and cheer for all runners because, “Finishing is Winning!”

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DO FOR OUR COMMUNITY!

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