Young Jets Dominate Mayor's Cup
October 23, 2016
Denmark, enjoying his bling: 1st place for <10 year old team
and 6th place individual
The Under 10 year old age group boys won the Mayor's Cup and the girls came in second place! The boys team was made up of Quinn (2nd place), Denamark (6th), Lucas (18th), Leon and Samer. The girls team included: Gigi (5th), Sloan (6th) and Dasha (21st). Vivian placed 2nd in the 13-14 yr old age group. Other Jets runners include: James, Felix, Chase and Eamon.
2016 Wayland XC Festival
October 9, 2016
Jets showed their competitiveness and were not detered by rain at the Wayland meet. Top 10 performances were turned in by: Denmark (2nd place, <8 yr olds), Lucas (3rd place, <8 yr olds), Vivian (3rd place 13-14 yr old), Gigi (5th place, 9-10 yr old), Sloan (7th place, 9-10 yr old). Other finishers: Kya, Lauren, Chase and Eamon.
2016 AAU National Jr. Olympics
Humble, TX- Aug1-6, 2016
A small group of Jets faced intense heat and competition in Humble Texas. Peyton and Sloan brought back medals. Peyton placed 3rd in 12yr old girls 80m hurdles with a personal best and Jets team record of 12.86.
Sloan placed 6th in 10yr old girl 1500m. She also set a personal best and Jets team record, 5:22.25. Others who made the trip representing the Jets with strength and pride were: Jahphiah, Wallace, Denmark, Kylee, Chase and Cainan. [Full Results]
Peyton is featured in Medford newspaper article: [Read Article]
2016 AAU National Club Championships
Orlando, FL - July 10-16, 2016
Peyton, the only Jet to compete in the AAU Club Nationals, represented well earning 2 national medals. She placed 3rd in the 12 yr old girls hurdles (13.10). She also won a medal by placing 8th in the 12 yr old 100m with a time 13.72. [Full Results]
Jets bring home 18 medals
from AAU National Indoor Championships
March 12-13, 2016, Maryland
3rd place for 13-14yr olds 4x400m relay:
Vivian, Kaori, Mianci and Shamiah
Amid an extremely competitive, long and tiring National Indoor tournament, the Cambridge Jets capped off the indoor season with an outstanding performance, which included individual achievements by both veterans and first time participants. The Jets netted first places by Kylee (400) and Wallace (800), second places by Wallace (400) Kylee (200) Gigi (800, 1500) Vivian (800, 1500) and a third place finish in the 4x400 (Kaori, Shamiah, Vivian, Mianci) In addition, there were some incredible performances by Peyton 8th in the 60, Denmark 3rd in the 1500 and Mianci with a season best in the 400. We had PR performances from Kayla (60m), Kaden (200), Shamiah (400), Janae (400), Nalani (60), and Kaori (60).
The weekend concluded with the 4x200 relays, our 11/12 girls team of Kylee, Peyton, Kayla, Janae came in 5th place.
Overall,a fantastic performance with significant growth. [Results] [Photos]
Jets at Jr Olympic Nationals - 2015
AAU: August 3-11, Virginia Beach, VA
USATF: Juy 27-August 2, Jacksonville, FL
A total of 10 Jets went to the Junior Olympics to wrap up the year. Each gave his of her all on the biggest stage of the season and everyone had something to be proud of.
Kylee completed her wildly successful year by earning medals in three events in Norfolk, VA at the AAU JO’s. She ran a great race to finish second in the 10 year old 400 in a new Jets record 1:01.78. That came about three hours after she lowered her team record in the preliminary round of the 200 to 27.94. Four days later she ran a 28.25 for fourth place overall. Kylee also grabbed a fourth place medal in the 100, 13.85 being her best time of the three rounds.
Alexis was the other Jet to place in the top eight, bounding 36-02 in her specialty, the triple jump, for a bronze medal on the first day of competition. Two days later she missed the finals of the long jump by ¾ of an inch, soaring 16-08.5 for ninth place. Alexis also ran the 100.
Another team record in the (11-12 year old) 400 went to Peyton who ran a blistering 1:02.52, good enough for 11th place amongst 11 year olds. Peyton had earlier run a 27.61 to qualify for the semi finals of the 200 where she finished 19th. She also competed in the 100.
Also competing for the Jets in Norfolk were Lucas in the 14 year old 1500 (13th) and 800 (17th), Kaori, in 13 year old triple jump (14th) and 100, Davonte in the 15-16 year old 100 (20th) and 200, Jacob in the 9 year old 1500 and long jump, Sergei in the 14 year old 3000 and Jahphiah in the 15-16 year old 400. [Full Results]
The previous week Denmark went down to Jacksonville, FL to the USATF Jr. Olympics. He battled a tough field and even tougher heat to PR in the 400 meters after running the 200 and 800.
2014 AAU National Junior Olympicss
July 27- Aug 3, Des Moines, Iowa
Four Jets went to the meet and came back with two national medals. Kylee ran a new team record 1:06.62 in the 9 year old 400 for fourth place and followed that up with a 15th place in the 800.
Maya got 7th place, scoring 2431 points in the 12 year old pentathlon with strong performances in all 5 events (hurdles, shot put, high jump, long jump and 800). She later placed 9th in the high jump, just missing the podium in the deepest 12 year old girls high jump ever.
Also, Peyton set a new team record in the semi-finals of the 10 year old 100, running 13.93. She qualified for semis in the 200 and ran a strong 400 while Nina competed in the triathlon and the long jump.
Jets Flying High at AAU Jr National Olympics
Earn 8 medals!
Detroit - July 2013
Nineteen members of the Cambridge Jets traveled to Ypsilanti, Michigan to compete with 10,000 of the nations best youth track and field athletes in the 2013 AAU Junior Olympics. Not only was that the largest group from any New England team to go to the JO's (either AAU or USATF) but it was also the largest Jets team ever to participate. Each of the Jets competed hard and gained valuable experience. Five of our athletes came home with a total of eight medals, the most medals of any New England team at either JO. It was the best overall performance by a Jets team ever at the Junior Olympics.
Our medal round-up was as follows: Peyton earned 8th in the 9 year old 400 with a 9-10 year old team record 1:09.28. Maya W. got 7th in the 11 year old high jump with a jump of 4 feet. Quinn ran to a 4th in the 13 year old 800 in 2:10.86 (PR) and a 3rd in the 1500 in 4:32.69 (PR). Maya H-A got a 4th in the 15 – 16 year old 800 (2:13.52 PR) and a 2nd in the 1500 (4:46.43) and Jordan triple jumped 45’ 2.5” for 6th place and hurdled 14.67 for 5th in the 17 – 18 year old division. Medals are given to the top 8 in each event.
In addition to the medals earned, the Jets were represented by 7 year old Jacob (Long Jump PR), 8 year olds Nina (Long Jump) and Kylee (100, 200, 400), 9 year old Peyton (100, 200), 10 year olds Mianci (100, 200 PR) and Amy (400 PR, 800) 11 year olds Maya W. (Hurdles, Pentathlon) Kaori (100, 200) and Stephen (400, Long Jump) 12 year olds Alexis (100, 200, Long Jump), Sergei (800, 1500 PR) and Trey (400 PR), 13 year old Davonte (100, 200, 400) 15-16 year olds Spikey (400) and Sam (Long Jump PR) and 17 – 18 year old Serena (100, 200).
Cambridge Jets Win Youth Relay in
New Balance Grand Prix Meet
Cambridge Jets continue to dominate the Youth Relay race at the New Balance Grand Prix meet winning the last 6 of 7 years. Every February, the New Balance meet is held at the Reggie Lewis track, where world class and Olympic runners come to compete. The meet holds a youth relay where local track teams send their best young sprinters (must be younger than High School age). The race has 2 boys and 2 girls running in a 4x200m. This year Olivia, Sam, Mianci and Davonte ran for the Jets, beating 5 other local teams.
The race was especially exciting because Mianci (10 years old) was asked to participate in the race only an hour before race time. Even though Mianci is fast for her age, all the other participants were 3-4 years older, quite a disadvantage, but she held her own. The Jets ran hard, had good hand offs and persevered. Watch the exciting race here:
JORDAN USATF ATHLETE OF THE MONTH FOR JULY 2012
Jordan Samuels is the USA Track & Field (USATF) - New England Athlete of the Month for July 2012. At the USATF Junior Olympic National Championships in Baltimore, Maryland, the last week of July, Samuels was a double medallist in the Boys' Intermediate (15-16) age division, earning 4th place in the triple jump with a mark of 44'11.75" and 5th place in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.87. He also won three events at the Region I Junior Olympic meet on July 8 to qualify for Nationals, and was a 2 event winner in the scholastic division at the Bay State Games on July 14. [more]
Jordan and Olivia place at USATF Indoor Nationals
March 10-11, 2012 - Normal, IL
Olivia Thorsgaard, Midget, ran to silver in the hurdles - 9.86 - and placed fourth in both the high jump and long jump.
Jordan Samuels, Intermediate, won both the Triple Jump (42'8") and 55m Hurdles (8.00, New National record), and also took 2nd in 55m (6.77).
Congratulations to Alexis!
National Champion in the Girls Bantam High Jump at
AAU Outdoor National Jr. Olympic Championships
August 1-6 2011, New Orleans
She was also 4th in the Triathalon and Davonte was 5th in the Sub-Midget 100m
Cambridge Jets win 7 National Champion Titles in Chicago at the USATF Indoor Youth Nationals, 2011
Victories included gold medals in the girls' youth 4 x 200m relay (1:46.41) and 4 x 400m relay (4:12.25). Both relays include: Spikey, Maya, Camille and Sydney. Other golds include Spikey in the youth girls 400m (1:01.13), Maya in the youth girls 800m (2:22.67)
, Sydney in the youth girls 55m (7.43) and 200m (26.53), Bryon in the intermediate boys' 55m (6.89). Bryon also earned a bronze in the 400m and Jordan brought home a bronze in the intermediate boys' triple jump and 5th place in the 55m hurdles! Since this is the first time that the USATF has held an indoor national championship, these winning times are National Records. These are truly performances to be proud of, and are indicative of GREAT coaching and very hard work on the part of the kids.
Thank you for visiting our internet site. The place for all the latest news and information about The Cambridge Jets organization, athletes and youth track in general. The Cambridge Jets Youth Track Club, Inc., a 501(c)3, is committed to the furthering of the sport of youth track, and most importantly the enrichment of the lives of the young men and women who make up the Cambridge Jets.
There WILL be practice on January 16. No worries if you are out of town or unable to make it.
Indoor Season: Practices are Monday and ednesdays from
6:30-7:30 at the
Harvard Indoor Track.
65 N Harvard St, Boston, MA 02134.
Jets Registration: Even if you are a returning Jet, register for the new season online at:
Cost for the cross country season is $100. Cost for indoor season is $225 or $400 for the full year.
This year we have a new parent contract form that must be signed and sent in with check and physical
Mail checks made out to Cambridge Jets, to Alida Castillo at 188 Winchester St. Unit 2 Brookline MA 02446. Include the Parent Contract form and physical.
The Jets never want to discourage participation due to financial reasons. If you are interested in financial aid: download financial aid form [PDF] and talk with Coach Curtis.
AAU membership: [here]
Membership runs from September-August
Cambridge Jets club
2016-17 membership code: WWE5YY
Make sure that your child has the current club code attached to their membership
Membership runs from January-December
Cambridge Jets club code: 31
To be age verified you must send a copy of your child's birth certificate to USATFNE office:
by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You have to verify birthdate once in your child's career, NOT every year.
If you child is less than 10 years old, spikes will not make much difference in your child's perfomance. If you still want to buy spikes, then make sure to buy MIDDLE DISTANCE SPIKES, regardless of the distance that they run. Younger children, who can not run on their toes with sprint spikes or handle the stiff long distance spikes, can hurt their feet if they run with inappropriate spikes.
Before purchasing spikes, please talk with your child's coach.
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Jets Qualifying Standards:
To represent the Jets in away meets, including National competitions you must meet these qualifying standards.
[Jets Qualifying Standards]
Up Coming Event
Attleboro Jaguars Youth Indoor Meet
Sunday, Jan 8, 2017
Haas Athletic Center,
26 East Main Street,
Norton MA 02766
5:00 Track Events
Shot put, Long Jump, High Jump, Mile, 55, 400, 800, 200, 4x200 relay.
Field events must enter
$5 - pay at meet.
SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT YOUTH INVITATIONAL
Sunday, Jan 22, 2017
Arrive by noon
Floyd Little Athletic Center James Hillhouse High School
480 Sherman Parkway
New Haven, CT
12:45 Field Events
1:15 Track Events
5-14 year olds in 2 year age groups.
Spikes only up to 3/16”!
You need AAU number to participate in this meet.
IF you don't have number:
[To get AAU Number]
Jets Team code: WWE5YY
1. Jets online sign up:[Here]
2. $12/Athlete. Make check payable to Cambridge Jets and send to Alida Castillo at 188 Winchester St.
Brookline MA 02446.
Must sign up and mail check by January 16.
DO NOT GIVE CHECKS TO THE COACHES.
Northeast Indoor Classic Youth Meet
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Arrive by 9am.
Reggie Lewis Center
1350 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02120
Hosted by Needham Track Club.
5-14 year olds in 2 year age groups.
$7 adult spectators
Parents must register and pay for own athlete. Talk to coaches to determine events for your athlete.
$22/Athlete if pay by
Feb 5. $30 if pay by Feb 12
Reggie Lewis Center Youth Meet
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Reggie Lewis Center
1350 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02120
2 yr groups age 6-8 through age 15-16 60,200,400,800,Mile (age 11-16 only), 800 racewalk, Long Jump, Shot Put
Parents must register own athletes:
Please enter in advance:
Northeast Conference Indoor Championship
Sunday March 5, 2017
be at track by 8:00 a.m.
Harvard Indoor Track
Hosted by Cambridge Jets
Since we are hosting we will need all parents to volunteer to make the meet successful.
1. Jets online sign up:[Here]
2. $20/Athlete. Make check payable to Cambridge Jets and send to Alida Castillo at 188 Wincheser St.
Brookline MA 02446.
Must sign up and mail check by Feb 27.