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Welcome to MARA Track

Calling All Athletes! Come experience Track and field with MARA and Southside Storm Spring Track! Ages 6-18 years.


Practice will begin Tuesday March 16th 

Our Spring Session will be led by Coach Justin Adams (Please see Bio below)

REGISTRATION will close March 20th (or when capacity is met)

There will be an informational meeting on Monday March 6th at 7:00pm via ZOOM and Wednesday March 8th at 7:00pm via Zoom

 Meeting ID: 842 1447 3326 

Passcode: 516579


All Practices will be held at Charlotte Christian School 

Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30pm-7:30pm March 16-May 23, 2023 (This end date may change).

Tentative Track Meet Schedule 

April 22, 2023 Bring the Heat

May 6, 2023 James Woods Developmental

May 20, 2023 Ken Roberts-Panthers Elite Track and Field Challenge


Practice will focus on speed, conditioning, strength training and event specific skills. 

The Spring Track and Field program is an excellent opportunity for young athletes to be introduced to the sport of Track & Field, and cross-training for athletes in other sports.

The cost for the Spring session is $225. Please contact LaKisha Williams [email protected] or (704) 221-9401 if you have any questions. 

We are beyond excited to have Coach Justin Adams lead our Spring Session of Track and Field 2023! 


Coach Justin 

A former two sport athlete (Football & track) born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. Graduated from Wingate University, where he was a collegiate football player and also a part of the Southern Atlantic Conference Championship team in 2017. For the past two years, he has worked with the Sedgefield Middle School football team as an assistant coach. Along with that, he has been a Track & Field Sprints Coach at Charlotte Christian School where he now serves as the head coach over middle school. In 2021 he founded Impact Speed Training, a speed and agility service where he helps athletes develop and elevate their performance.


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Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association
Kathy Duncan MARA Administrator, PO Box 1023
Matthews, North Carolina 28106

Phone: 704-847-0752
Email: [email protected]

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