Welcome to Team Prefo Running Club

Our mission is to provide the opportunity for young boys and girls to experience the fun, fitness benefits, and team unity of Cross Country and Track & Field through a quality recreational program designed to enhance fitness development, achieve performance targets, character development, and self-esteem in young athletes.

Meet Our Coaches

Youth Running Club was founded in 2012 by Coach Jim Derick and Susan Stage-Derick, both head coaches and a pair of accomplished runners. Athletes who participate come from the Steuben & Chemung county area. We are sanctioned by the USA Track & Field National Governing body and its local USATF Niagra Association for track and field, distance running and cross country.

Junior Olympics

USATF Junior Olympics Dating back to the mid-1960's, the USATF Junior Olympic program is the most visible youth athlete developmental program in the world. Nearly 70,000 youth athletes compete each year in the Junior Olympic Track & Field and Cross Country programs. Many of America's Olympians began as youth athletes, including stars such as