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05.Aug.2018

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2018 Cross Country!

AAT starts its 2018 Cross Country season on Monday, Aug 20! See the flyer for further details

Video "Maps" of AAT Cross Country Courses

These are the courses in Bear Canyon, just east of Juan Tabo and the John Roberts Dam. The aerial views were shot via drone flown by Lukas Suo-Anttila. His father Ahti Suo-Anttila help him with the upload and graphics on the video. Many thanks!

USATF Waiver Forms

USA Track & Field is requiring athletes to sign waiver forms before participating in meets. Parents must sign for athletes who are minors. The forms are available online in PDF format:

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About AAT

Track & Field Season Starts February 20!

John Roberts Dam, where AAT works out during the cross country season

photo by Cheryl Haaker

John Roberts Dam, where AAT works out. The dam is just north of Montgomery. Climb or take the path to the top. Most running will be done in Bear Canyon (the Arroyo del Oso), which stretches from Juan Tabo to Tramway and beyond.



2018 Cross Country

AAT will hold its 2018 cross country sign-up Monday August 20 at the John Roberts Dam. The dam is located on the northeast corner of Manitoba and Juan Tabo Blvd (NE), north of Montgomery and south of Spain. Signup will start at 5:30pm. You can prepare by filling out an application. The first practice will be Wednesday August 22 at 5:30pm at the same place. If you miss the initial signup, you can sign up at any AAT practice session, Monday, Wednesday or Friday at 5:30pm.

For all the details about youth cross country, please see the cross country page and download the flyer.

Why Me?

If you like to run or you participate in sports requiring endurance, speed, or strength, maybe you should sign up for cross country this year! Albuquerque Athletics Track club (AAT) offers a full range of training. Several meets are sponsored by the New Mexico Association of USA Track & Field, all building up to the State/Regional meets. Everybody who participates gets stronger and faster, and learns to persist and work hard to achieve their goals. If you think you might want to try out for sports when you reach high school, then cross country is excellent preparation! Running builds the strength and endurance that all sports require. It's never too early to get started.

For additional details, or if you have questions, please give Coach Carl a call (328-3835) or email Coach at AAT track dot com. Also check out the Cross Country page!

About AAT: Twenty years on the run

Albuquerque Athletics Track (AAT) was founded in 1998 and is a track & field and cross-country team for young athletes ages 5 to 18. AAT is a member of the USA Track & Field Association (USATF). In the spring and summer athletes compete in track & field meets and in the fall cross-country meets.

Athletes are taught the basic skills, techniques, and strategies to be proficient in track & field and cross-country. Athletes build confidence, learn self-discipline, and get into great physical condition. Athletes are taught good sportsmanship and to do their best and have fun! AAT’s team philosophy and program is designed to put the athletes in a position to be successful in the local meets, the USATF-sponsored State, Regional and National Junior Olympic Championship Meets.

A family environment is maintained and parents are encouraged to work out while their athletes train.

Participating in track & field and cross-country is a lot of fun and an activity for the whole family. One of our goals is to make running a life style for your athlete and the whole family. When your athlete grows up to be your age we hope they will look back on their experiences with fond memories, and will want their children to enjoy and have the same experiences and life style.