Track and XC Club

The Juniata Valley Striders Track & Field and Cross Country Club is for children 7-14 who are interested in track and cross country. The club meets several times a week from April through December.

All practices and meets are optional and begin at the Mifflin County Track Complex in Highland Park.

The club is open to all students in the Mifflin and Juniata County School Districts.


Track & Field

Practices will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 PM - 7 PM at the Mifflin County High School track.

Cross Country

Practices will be held at Highland Park Elementary on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 PM - 7 PM August and September, 5:15 PM-6:15 PM October, and 5 PM - 6 PM in November.

Both local and USATF competitions will be conducted during the season.


Local competition will be free with no cost involved to the athletes.

USATF competition will involve a USATF membership, uniform, and associated entry fees.


Contact the Coaching Staff for more info: Ron Sprecher


Help children achieve their physical, mental and spiritual potential through a planned progressive program in track and field. The program will focus on proper bio-mechanics appropriate conditioning and proper behavior.