An Opportunity Like No Other!
The DeKalb County Prairie Runners organization is a registered club that is affiliated with the United States Track and Field Association (USATF). It is a cross country/track and field club. Athletes will be competing at USATF (youth) sanctioned cross country meets and track and field meets.
Who can join?
Anyone! We will make sure that you will be able compete to the best of your ability. Youth Level cross country/track and field consists of ages 7-18.
Where do we compete?
The Chicago area is rich with competition. There are plenty of road races, cross country meets, and track and field meets. The United States Track and Field Association holds meets for the youth level for cross country, indoor track and field, and outdoor track and field.
Where do we train?
Training will take place in DeKalb and Sycamore. During cross country, there will be various places of training including parks and cross country courses. Practice for indoor and outdoor track seasons will be held at indoor and outdoor tracks.