Entries by Wiltshire

Dues & Other Costs

For the 2014-15 season we have instituted a new fee structure that is more comprehensive with fewer requests for additional fees. An annual application fee pays for a child’s membership on the team and covers uniforms, insurance, race fees and administrative items.


The team practices at the East Sixth Street Track on Wednesdays at 5:30 – 6:30 pm and Sundays at 9:30 – 11:00 am. As the weather gets cooler we will move indoors. We participate in NYRR and USATF indoor, cross-country and outdoor events on weekend Saturdays or Sundays from September through early July. The season […]


Runners and their Parents and/or Guardians must sign the Rules and Expectations Document before a runner is allowed to participate in practice sessions or meets. Our program requires dedication and commitment from our athletes and their parents/caregivers. By joining the team athletes are signifying that they will:

Five Points Runners Track Club, Inc.

Welcome to the Lower East Side Five Points Runners track club. Now moving into our third season we continue to provide children, primarily on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the opportunity to train and compete in track, field and long distance events. The team welcomes children of all abilities from the ages of 7-13. Our primary […]

November 2013 Schedule

The November schedule will continue to focus on conditioning and skill building. Sunday practice sessions will take place at the East River Track at East 6th Street and FDR Drive. Most runners will prepare for the NYRR Youth Cross Country Invitational. General training will continue to help develop overall physical capacity and fitness. This will continue to include basic running, strength building, and exercises used to develop muscular power and to improve overall speed. Coaches John Wiltshire and Lydia Vanderloo will be participating in the New York City Marathon.

October 2013 Schedule

The October schedule will focus on conditioning and skill building however we will begin transitioning to speed drills. All practice sessions will take place at the East River Park Track at E 6th Street and the FDR Drive New York, NY. Some runners will prepare for the Youth Jamboree on October 19th. The Youth Jamboree will take place at the New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory  and will feature a variety of track and field events for Grades Pre-K thru 5 beginning at 8:00 a.m and Grades 6 and older starting at 12:00 noon.

Survey Reminder

Dear Parent, Thank you for participating in Five Points Runners inaugural season! We realize that our club could not exist and flourish without your support. If you have not already done so, we ask that you take a few minutes to complete the following survey. Your candid responses will help us work toward an even better […]

Pre-Season Kick-Off Communication 09-14-13

Dear Running Families, Welcome to the start of the Five Points Runners 2013-14 season! This coming season promises to be as rewarding and challenging (if not more) for our runners. As a running community, our aim is to provide a quality and enriching experience for our runners. Please understand that our foremost concern is their […]

Summer Update 08-18-14

Dear Running Families, We hope you have been enjoying a fun and relaxing summer. We have been planning and are excited about our Five Points Runners, Inc. third season. USATF Regionals – Junior Olympics In the final weeks of our 2013-2014 Season, several members of our team qualified for the USATF Junior Olympics Region 1 […]