Grade school cross country


Cross country workouts for area grade schoolers interested in distance running are underway in Milwaukie.

The Mustang Track Club is holding practices from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Milwaukie Elementary School, located on 27th Avenue in Milwaukie.

Anyone from Milwaukie and nearby communities, ages 7-13, is invited to take part, according to track club spokesman Fred Crowe.

Crowe said that youngsters from Clackamas, Oak Grove, Gladstone and Oregon City, as well as Milwaukie, are welcomed to participate.

Besides weekend road runs, club members will also take part in weekend USA Track and Field sanctioned meets.

For additional information, contact Crowe at 503-631-8246 or at 503-780-5882.