The Ojai Roadrunners Youth Track & Field club is a nonprofit, 100% volunteer organization that teaches the fundamentals of Track & Field in various running and field events in Ojai, CA.
We are dedicated to inspire, develop and promote athleticism, leadership, and love of community through Track & Field.
All area youth ages 7 - 16 of any athletic ability can participate in our annual program and are encouraged to join the Club. No experience is necessary.
Athletes will get fit, improve their speed, endurance and strength, learn teamwork, make new friends and have lots of fun!
Parents will see kids improve their athletic ability and confidence, and will also be part of a great group of parents and community members!
The 2018 Season of the Roadrunners included approximately 110 youth athletes and 75 parent volunteers.
The Roadrunners was established in 1976 and is one of the founding members of the Ventura County Youth Track Conference (VCYTC) 501(c)(3) Tax ID 77-0273966.
Registration for each new season opens between November - January.
The full season runs 12 weeks from February - May.
Practice begins the first full week of February.
Regular Season meets begin in March.
Meet Finals and the Awards Banquet are in April / May.
Go to Calendar for more information on key dates during the season.
Athletes train 2 - 3 days a week in various events by age group at Nordhoff High School, then compete in meets on Saturdays. Track (running) and Field events include:
Track (Sprints): 100 m, 200 m, 400 m, Hurdles (80 m, 100 m), Relays (4 x 100 m or 400 m), (4 x 400 m or 1600 m).
Track (Middle / Distance): 800 m, 1600 m, 3200 m.
Field: Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put
Go to Practice for more information on practice dates and times.
Go to Meets for more information on our meet dates, times and requirements.
Athletes and parents must adhere to our Program Requirements to be eligible to participate in our program. These requirements include:
Parents: Agree to complete online registration application, pay all fees, sign all waivers, volunteer for at least 1 shift at each of our Home meets, and follow our Code of Conduct at all practices and meets.
Athletes: Agree to follow our Code of Conduct for all practices and meets.
Go to Program Requirements for more information.