Athletics (Track & Field) Coach Resources

2024 Athletics Webinars

Athletics 2024 Pre-Season Webinar (March 26th at 6:00pm)  Watch Recording   View Slides

Athletics 2024 Pre-Competition Webinar  (June 4th at 6:00pm)     Register

Coach Education Opportunities

2024 In-Person Coaches Training (w/Coach Mike Czarnowsky) – 4/20 from 11:30am-2:00pm at McDonogh School         

2024 Coaches Training Webinars

- Veteran Coaches (5+ years of coaching Special Olympics athletics): April 16th 6-8pm ***CANCELLED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT REGISTRATION***

- Newer Coaches (Less than 5 years of coaching Special Olympics athletics) : April 18th 6-8pm      


2024 Season Competitions

Sanction forms are provided by the host Area and include info such as location, overall schedule, directions to site, and contact information. Information is subject to change/update.

Competition schedules are typically developed during the week prior to the competition and include individual game schedules. Information is subject to change/update.

Anne Arundel    4/28  Sanction Form

Prince George's  5/2    Sanction Form

Charles               5/4      Sanction Form

Balt. County       5/11  Sanction Form

Allegany             5/11    Sanction Form

Carroll               5/18   ***CANCELED***

Montgomery      5/19  Sanction Form

Howard               6/1    Sanction Form

Distance Running @ Fall Sports Festival (Saturday, October 21st, 2023)

Fall Sports Festival Event Guide 2023

Fact Sheet FSF 2023 Draft

2023 LDR Schedule

Results By Division

Distance Running Webinars

2023 Distance Running Pre-Season Coach Webinar August 14th at 7:00pm View Recording  Download Slides

2023 Distance Running Pre-Competition Coach Webinar October 11th at 7:00pm View Recording   Download Slides

Distance Running Qualifiers

9/24/2023 (MO) - Bohr Park, Gaithersburg City Park

9/27/2023 (HO) - Meadowbrook Lane, Ellicott City  Sanction Form

10/11/2023  (HO) - Meadowbrook Lane, Ellicott City Sanction Form

Distance Running Coach Resources

SOMD follows USATF rules for cross country running found in its standard rule book with adaptations 

SOMD Distance Running Rule Adaptations 

Special Olympics Athletics Sport Rules 2021

SOI Athletics Coaching Guide

LDR & SN Virtual Training Guide