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Welcome to the home page of the
CORNHUSKER FLYERS TRACK CLUB

The Cornhusker Flyers are a USA Track & Field Nebraska Association member youth club, offering an opportunity for boys and girls ages 18 and younger in the Omaha metropolitan area to participate in the sports of track & field and cross country.  Our track & field season runs from April to July and our cross country season runs from September to December.  To learn more about the Flyers track program, see our Club Information page. 

Slight change in practice plans for today (Thursday, April 17).  There's a track meet going on at Burke today, so we will meet in the parking lot next to the baseball field on the east side of the Burke campus and try to have a practice there.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

The 2014 Flyers track & field season has begun!  If you're ready to join for the summer, here's what to do.  If you're not sure yet, then we invite you to attend a few practices first (but please bring a completed information/waiver form with you).  If you have any questions about the Flyers, please feel free to ask any of our Coaches & Volunteers.  We look forward to seeing you at practice!

Upcoming practices:
(coaches/volunteers listed are unable to attend)
Wednesday, April 16* Thursday, April 17 Monday, April 21 Wednesday, April 23* Thursday, April 24
Coach Charles
Mr. McVea
Coach Wallerstedt
Mr. McVea Coach Holston
Coach Wallerstedt
Coach Holston
Coach Wallerstedt
Coach Holston
All practices at Burke High School, 120th & Dodge, starting at 5:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. (* team meeting afterwards)

19 former Flyers are competing in track & field, cross country, and other sports at colleges and universities across the country.  (If any names are missing, let us know.)

View 2013 Nebraska Association Track & Field and Cross Country Awards Banquet pictures here.

See the National Youth Ranking System to see how your season best marks rank nationally.

20 Flyer kids competed in 35 events at the 2013 Nebraska and Iowa state track meets, winning a total of 21 medals, including 3 bronze, 5 silver, and 2 gold!

Upcoming Events:
Flyers: To sign up for a meet, go online or contact Brian Zimmerman before the entry due date/time shown.

Saturday, May 3, 8:30 a.m. - Wings Of Omaha Track Club Invitational @ Northwest High School, Omaha (entries due Tuesday, April 29, 11:59 p.m.)
Sunday, May 25, 1:00 p.m. - Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands Jaguars Track Club Invitational @ North Omaha Boys & Girls Club, Omaha (entries due Wednesday, May 21, 11:59 p.m.)
Saturday, May 31, 8:00 a.m. - Peak Performance Track Club Invitational @ Bryan High School, Omaha (entries due Tuesday, May 27, 11:59 p.m.)
Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15 - USATF Nebraska Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships @ Burke High School, Omaha (entries due Monday, June 9, 11:59 p.m.)
Tuesday, June 24 to Sunday, June 29 - USATF National Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships @ Bloomington, Indiana
Thursday, July 3 to Sunday, July 6 - USATF Region 8 Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships @ Burke High School, Omaha
Saturday, July 19 - Cornhusker State Games @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln (enter on your own by June 16)
Monday, July 21 to Sunday, July 27 - USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships @ Turner Stadium, Houston, Texas -- Funding standards
Saturday, December 13 - USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships @ Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Look in our Calendar page for dates, times, and sites of upcoming Flyer practices, meets, and other special events.  When possible, any postponement or cancellation information will appear on our home page as it becomes available.

USATF video Two Flyer athletes are in a USA Track & Field promotional video: Alexandria Gochenour (at 1:17, 2:30, and 4:37) and McKayla Roberts (2:20).

See where kids can eat free in the Omaha metropolitan area.

Attention: ex-Flyer athletes and coaches!  Our Flyer Family News page features an Alumni Profiles section.  Let your old Flyer friends know what you're up to by sending in news about yourself.

Always look both ways before crossing the long jump runway.  Beat the winter blahs here.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or comments concerning the Flyers or the web-site, please send us an e-mail.  Thanks for visiting!

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