Time of arrival and where to meet the team will be communicated to athletes for each individual meet. In most instances, it is recommended that athletes arrive 1.5 hours prior to the start of their race at a cross-country or track meet. This will provides the athletes with sufficient time to register, walk the course (cross-country season) or familiarize themselves with the venue (track), and still have enough time to comfortably complete a proper warm up prior to the start of their race.
During the meet, athletes will sit with coaches and team members at a During the meet, athletes will sit with coaches and team members at a designated area. During competition, all athletes must wear a CTAC racing top with black shorts or black running tights.
Parents are invited to sit with the team if allowed by the venue. Parents are encouraged to support their runners(s) and the other runners on the team but are asked to refrain from coaching or otherwise instructing the athletes on technique or strategy.