Gliders

Our Issaquah Gliders running program offers track and field, cross country and other running opportunities for Issaquah-area youth ages 5 to 15.   

The program provides training, education and healthy competition in a fun and safe environment. Some main focuses are cardio activities, core-building, balancing, endurance and general fitness. Gliders programs take place at an Issaquah School District school track for Spring/Summer seasons, whereas Fall/Winter seasons are located in local parks and the Issaquah Community Center.

Gliders offers the following programs throughout the year:

  • Winter: Winter Workouts
  • Spring: Track and Field
  • Summer: Track and Field
    • 2022 registration registration opens on May 18.
  • Fall: Cross-Country
    • 2022 registration will be available mid-August

The core values of the Gliders program are Family, FUNdamentals and Lifetime Fitness. Our volunteer and experienced coaching staff is dedicated to helping runners of all ability levels reach their goals.

To register, please visit issaquahwa.gov/register.  

If you would like to be added to the Gliders outreach email list, please contact athletics@issaquahwa.gov.

Summer Sessions

Each session consists of 6 practices and 4 track meets:

  • Mondays & Thursdays: June 6–July 14 - 6:20-7:20 p.m. at Issaquah Middle School.
    • There will be two Thursday practices (June 9 & 16) to make-up for Monday holidays (June 20 & July 4).
  • Tuesdays ONLY: June 7–July 12 - 6:20-7:20 p.m. at Issaquah Middle School.
  • Wednesdays ONLY: June 8– July 13 - 6:20-7:20 p.m. at Issaquah Middle School.

All sessions include the Thursday Summer Track & Field Meet Series with surrounding city teams (highlighted below).

2022 Thursday Summer Track & Field Meet Series

June 23

Thu

6:00 PM

Renton vs Issaquah

@ Issaquah Middle School

June 30

Thu

6:00 PM

Auburn vs Issaquah

@ Issaquah Middle School

July 7

Thu

5:30 PM

Issaquah vs Si View

@ Si View (location TBD)

July 14

Thu

6:00 PM

All Comers Jamboree Meet

@ Renton Memorial Stadium