Upcoming Programs and Events
Fall Cross Country Program
Our Fall Cross Country Program runs from September to October. The 5-7 week season consists of 4-6 regular season meets and a championship meet. The series concludes with a regional championship meet that allows athletes from all over West TN a chance to qualify for the TN State Elementary and Middle School XC Championships in October, and HS athletes conclude with the County Championships. Athletes may compete “unattached” or with a school based team. Volunteer coaches are needed to coach grade school based teams. Coaches can include school PE teachers, parent coaches, or other volunteers at their Elementary School, Middle School or the community. In most cases, this ‘team’ is considered a school club, supported by the parents and PTSOs. MYA will serve as your meet director and facilitator during the season. We do not hold practices nor train athletes during this part of the season. If your school does not have a program and you would like one then we can get you started! Everyone is welcome, whether your school has a program or not, you are home-schooled, or just love to run!!
Ed Murphey Classic
AUGUST 14th & 15th 2021 – MEMPHIS, TN
Welcome to the 5th Annual Ed Murphey Classic part of the American Track League. We’re back in the Birthplace of Rock ‘N Roll with World-class track & field competition in Memphis, TN! We could not have thought of a better way to remember our friend and former University of Tennessee track standout Ed Murphey than to have elite track & field athletes compete right here in the Bluff City!
The mission of the Ed Murphey Classic is to promote the sport of track and field and give youth athletes in the Memphis area an opportunity to experience a World-class event. In collaboration with Memphis Youth Athletics, we hope that the event and community partnerships will help empower Memphis youth to pursue healthy and active lifestyles through track & field and ultimately, Keeping Our Kids On The Right Track!
Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves. It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go. It helps us to find out what we are made of. This is what we do. This is what it’s all about.
PattiSue Plumer, U.S. Olympian