The Needham Track Club supports the education and training of children from age 3 /12 to age 14 in the various events of track and field. We also try to build self-confidence, team work, good sportsmanship, and a sense of fair play in the context of having fun.

The Needham Track Club supports children of all abilities and welcomes those with physical, mental, or emotional challenges.

The Needham Track Club is a youth track & field club founded some 30 years ago. Some of our activities include:
  • Summer Track -- 2-night per week program for up to 700 children age 3-14
  • Cross Country -- Sunday sessions program during August - November for children age 7-14
  • Winter Track -- Sunday sessions program during December - March for children age 7-14
  • Needham Youth Classic -- major 2-day outdoor track meet (July 20-21, 2012). Largest open youth track meet in the Northeast. Many running and field events. Trophies to all winners. Team trophies awarded. Athlete of the Meet awards.
  • Great Bear Run -- Famous road race usually the 2nd or 3rd Sunday in May -- Features 5K, 1M Run, 400, 200, 100, and 26.2 meter races. Also, Prostate Cancer Walk
  • Northeast Indoor Classic -- Large youth indoor meet at Reggie Lewis Track and Field Center in Boston
  • Needham All-Star Meet -- one night open meet for age 5-14. Trophies to all winners. (this year- 2012 - August 1)

The Club's phone number is 781-856-4088