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.

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


Track & Field

Practices will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 6-7:30PM at the Mifflin County High School Track-Soccer Complex.

Cross Country

Practices will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 6-7:30 PM at the old Highland Park Elementary School


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.


Our Mission is to help students develop their physical, mental, and spiritual potential in Athletics. We focus on Bio-Mechanics, physical development (strength, flexibility, and conditioning), and attitude to develop individual potential.

Preliminary JVS Youth Track & Field 2018 Schedule

Date Event
3/26/18Sign-up @ MCHS Track 6 PM
4/2/181st Practice @ MCHS Track 6 PM
4/12/18JVS Athletics Meet @ MCHS Track 6 PM
4/26/18JVS Athletics Meet @ MCHS Track 6 PM
5/19/18JVS Championship @ MCHS Track 10 AM
6/2/18Central PA Championship @ State College
6/9/18Mt. Top Invitational @ Cresson
6/16 & 17USATF Mid-Atlantic Championship @ Widner U (Chester)
6/26-7/1USATF Youth Nationals @ (SUNY) Brockport, NY
7/12-15USATF Region 2 JO @ College of New Jersey
7/23-29USATF USATF JO National Championship @ Greensboro, NC


Contact Junior Strider Head Coach Ron Sprecher for more info: Ron Sprecher