Gliders from the 2015 meet                                               


  • Held at Lake Brantley High School’s 400-meter rubber track in Altamonte Springs, FL
  • Events include 100- to 800-meter, 1-mile, 300-meter running events; 80-meter, 100/110-meter hurdles; relays; high jump; long jump; discus; and shot put.
  • OPEN to athletes from youth through Open (19 and over).

Altamonte Springs, FL – The Central Florida Gliders, the area’s oldest youth track and field and cross country club, will host its 24th Annual Spring Track Classic on April 30, 2016, at Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The meet is open to athletes on teams or unattached from youth through adults.

Medals will be awarded for first through third places in each age group. Ribbons will be awarded for fourth through sixth places. There also a special prize for individual first place winners as well as great door prizes. Since the event is sanctioned by USATF with certified officials, marks and times can be used to qualify for national meets.

Previous Spring Track Classic meets have drawn more than 800 participants plus spectators from across the state, southeast, the Caribbean, and the United Kingdom, according to Central Florida Gliders Founder and Executive Director Craig D. Wise. “We compete on a quality, 400-meter rubber track with experienced, top-notch officials,” says Wise. In previous Olympic years, both US and international athletes have used our meet to qualify for both the s for their county’s national championships.

Interested participants should go to for more information. Registration is available online only at Entry fee is $6 per event. Registration closes April 28 at 11:59 p.m. No same-day registration will be accepted. A nominal entry fee for spectators will be charged.

The Central Florida Gliders Track Club is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth running club servicing the Central Florida area for 25 years. The club has produced numerous individual and team national champions while promoting active, healthy lifestyles and community service with area youth.   More information about the Glider’s history, accomplishments, events, and community outreach programs can be found at



Craig D. Wise, Founder and Executive Director

Central Florida Gliders, Inc.

P.O. Box 161965

Altamonte Springs, FL  32716

(407) 682-1368,