Blue Thunder is a private, not for profit (501-c3) youth organization that partners with the City of Columbia Parks & Recreation department. We teach the fundamentals of track & field to youth ages 7-18. We push our athletes to compete at the highest level that they can. The club is a member of both the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and the USA of Track & Field (USATF) which is the governing body for track & field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States.
Below is a partial list of some of
the upcoming Ohio. To find
additional events or publish new events use the links below
When to Use Energy Gels and Hydration Drinks and Can They Be Used Together?
All athletes need three things: hydration, energy and electrolyte replacement. To perform at your best you want to get the proper amounts of each in perfect balance. The good news is that we make it easy to do using either e-Gel or e-Fuel.
continue reading ... more running tips and tricks
How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race
We've all seen it and most of us have done it ... 30 minutes (or less) into a race athletes are already looking for a port potty. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. The secret is a proper hydration plan before the gun goes off, and here's how you do it.
continue reading ... more running nutrition tips