The Roman Catholic Parish of
St. Christopher and St. Margaret Mary
Staten Island, New York 10306
YOUTH/SPORTS PROGRAMS - CROSS COUNTRY / TRACK & FIELD
Coordinator ..... Carla Biundo, (347) 282-3855
Sign Up ........... Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:15pm
St. Christopher School Library, 15 Lisbon Place
Season ............. September - November
Click here for Cross Country Registration Flier.
Track & Field
Coordinator ..... Andrea D'Orio-Cameron, (646) 761-3721
Sign Up ........... March
Season ............ April - June
The St. Christopher-St. Margaret Mary Track Team is now in its’ third year. It is available to all
children of the parish in grades first through eighth.
The program is divided into two seasons – Cross Country Season – September through November;
and Track and Field Season – March through June.
Cross County Season
Cross Country Season is composed of six track meets, all contested at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island.
The first and second grade athletes compete in a one quarter mile race. The third and fourth grade athletes
compete in a one half mile race. The fifth and sixth grade athletes and the seventh and eighth grade girls
compete in a one mile race. The seventh and eighth grade boys compete in a one and one half mile race.
The first through fourth grade athletes compete in full view of all spectators. The course for the fifth
through eighth grade athletes takes the runners through a portion of the wooded area at Clove Lakes
Park. All races are monitored by security personnel. The season culminates with the
Joseph Maceda Memorial Championship Meet, with team winners, as well as individual winners.
Track and Field Season
The Track and Field season is comprised of approximately six track meets. There are qualifying meets in
which outstanding athletes are selected to compete in the CYO/STAFF Championship Meet. Additionally,
the Archdiocese of New York sponsors a qualifying track meet with the winners being invited to compete
at the AAU National Club Championships in Orlando, Florida.
Events contested at outdoor meets: Races: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m and 1600m. Relay races: 4 x 100
and SMR (Sprint Medley Relay). Field events: Shot Put, Long Jump and Standing Broad Jump.
Registration takes place in March.
If you are interested or have any questions, please contact our Track Coordinator,
Andrea D'Orio-Cameron, (646) 761-3721 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.