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Yesterday @ 11:39AM

Week 7 Pre-Season 41 Practices Left Until League Championships

Week 7 Pre-Season

We had a fantastic intra squad scrimmage Saturday.  We finished with a gutsy 4x100 relay after the team was exhausted from the morning events.  We are proud of the way you finished.  We only have 41 practices until the last chance to qualify for state and 11 weeks until state, 10 weeks until the season is over for 95% of us. You need to be in early season conditioning this week.  We have very few opportunities to qualify for state, you must be ready when the opportunity if given to you. 

Trust the process and don't cut corners.

  • Monday: 3:15-5:00  @ Doherty, Sprinters lift then have extensive tempo ladder down workout.  Jumpers who are sprinters will participate in this sprint workout.  

  • Tuesday: 3:30-5:00 @ Garry Berry, be dressed for the cold.  Sprinters who are jumpers will work from 3:30-4:15 with coach Miller then complete the sprint workout of 3x100, 2x60, 2x40 and starts.

  • Wednesday: Run on your own, recovery day

  • Thursday: @ Doherty 3:15-5:00 for Sprinters running Saturday OR @Palmer Park, Greencrest entrance with for sprinters not running Saturday.  Distance at Palmer Park Greencrest entrance off of Brenner Place and Austin Bluffs.

  • Friday: @Garry Berry 3:30-5:00 Sprinters who are jumpers start with Coach Miller then come over to sprinters at 4:15 to work starts.  

  • Saturday: Two meet option, one at Heritage High School in Littleton for no AAU or USATF affiliation and one at Roosevelt High School for AAU registered athletes.  Use the link above to find the meet in which you want to compete.  You must have your own transportation.  Coach Miller will be attending the meet at Roosevelt.  No coaches guaranteed at the Heritage meet.

Team News

3 weeks ago @ 11:52AM



  • If someone in your house has symptoms of Covid-19, is awaiting a Covid-19 test, or tests positive for Covid-19 

    • Keep your child home and give Coach Duensing a call in his office at 719-328-7157 or email him at .  Leave a message with your name, your child's name, and a number to contact you.  Our school nurse will contact you to let you know what is needed in order for your child to return to practice.

Team News

3 weeks ago @ 3:08PM

Covid Screening before every practice

Complete screening before every practice 

Team News

1 month ago @ 2:55PM

Required COVID-19 Screening Doherty Track&Field

Complete this Covid-19 screening within 30 minutes of attending a Doherty Track & Field Meeting, Event, Practice.



Team News

1 week ago @ 11:09AM

Week 6: Pre-Season

Week 6 Pre-Season Track

Time to turn in your registration and fee for Spring track.  The paperwork is due by April 23 to the Business Office.

  • Monday: 3:15-5:00 @Doherty

  • Tuesday: 3:30-5:00 @ Garry Berry

  • Wednesday: Practice on your own, recovery day

  • Thursday: 3:15-5:00 @ Doherty

  • Friday: 3:30-5:00 @ Garry Berry

  • Saturday: 10:00-12:00 @ Garry Berry

Team News

3 weeks ago @ 2:52PM

Track T-Shirt and Team Compression Shorts

We have two optional apparel items currently for sale, you may purchase from Business Office or use the links below to purchase online.

  • Long Sleeve Team Shirt $15 

  • Black Nike Compression Shorts $26  for your uniform or to wear under your uniform.  (We will supply loose non name brand black shorts for girls uniform.  If you choose to have black compression shorts for your uniform instead, they must be bought from Doherty Track.  Boys, you may wear any solid black compressions short under your team shorts or purchase from Doherty Track.)

Team News

2 weeks ago @ 8:12AM

Week 5: Pre-Season 55 Practices Until PPAC

Track Week 5:13 Weeks Until State

We had an amazing week of Spring Break practices where we made strides towards excellence. We have four weeks until the season starts, invite your friends who are not competing in CHSAA season C sports.  Make sure your physical is up to date and ready to turn in two weeks.

  • Monday @ Garry Berry 3:30-5:00

  • Tuesday: @ Weights (Sprinters, Hurdlers, Distance)  3:30-4:15

  • Wednesday: @ Garry Berry 3:30-5:00

  • Thursday: @Doherty 3:30-5:00

  • Friday: @Doherty 3:30-5:00


Team News

3 weeks ago @ 1:14PM

Week 4: (March 22-26) 14 Weeks Until State

Week 4: March 22-26 (Spring Break)


14 weeks until state.  Have you done everything you needed to today to reach your goals?  Excellence takes work.  We are giving you opportunities this week and for the next four to put in the work.

  • Monday: Jumpers check with Coach Miller on practice today.  No One else practicing today 

  • Tuesday: Everyone at Garry Berry 10-12

  • Wednesday: Jumpers at Garry Berry 10-12

  • Thursday: Everyone at Garry Berry 10-12

  • Friday: Everyone at Garry Berry 10-12

Team News

4 weeks ago @ 12:37PM

Week 3 Pre Season March 15-20 , 15 Weeks Until State

Track Pre-Season Week 3, 15 Weeks Until State

Be prepared to workout in all weather this week.  We may not be able to do all of our workout inside, though we will try.

  • Monday: Workout on your own.  Get in 30 minutes aerobic at minimum

  • Tuesday: @DHS 3:30-5:00 meet in the weight room

  • Wednesday: @DHS 3:30-5:00 meet in the weight room

  • Thursday: @ DHS 3:30-5:00 meet outside behind school

  • Friday: @DHS 3:30-5:00 meet outside behind school

  • Saturday: On your own.  Check with your coach.  Sprinters hike, climb, swim, bike, cross train and have fun.

  • Sunday: Off

DOHERTY TRACK&FIELD T-Shirts on sale.  Pay $15 to the Business Office then bring the receipt to Coach Duensing to get your shirt

Team News

1 month ago @ 9:38AM

Week 2 Pre-Season March 8-13 16 Weeks Until State

Pre-Season Week 2

16 Weeks until State.  Make the decision to do what it takes every day to get the results you want.  Our goal is for you to be in mid season shape by April 26.  Your coaches will get you there if you put in the work.  "Trust the Process."  Our process is proven, all we need is for you to put in the work.

  • Monday: @ Garry Berry 3:00-5:00. Only athletes allowed in the stadium, no spectators. Be picked up between 5 and 5:15

  • Tuesday: @Doherty 3:30-5:00.  Workout and Weights

  • Wednesday: @Garry Berry 3:30-5:15.  Only athletes allowed in the stadium, no spectators.  Be picked up between 5:15 and 5:30

  • Thursday: @DHS 3:30-5:00.  Workout and Weights

  • Friday: On your own. 

    • Sprinters get in 35 minute routine 

      • 10 minutes easy, then 8x 30 seconds threshold/intense running followed by a minute 30 easy/not walking, continue 30 on a minute 30 off for 8 times.  Follow this with 9-10 minute cool down easy jog the stretch)

  • Saturday: On your own.  Check with your coach.  Sprinters hike, climb, swim, bike, cross train and have fun.

  • Sunday: Off

DOHERTY TRACK&FIELD T-Shirts on sale.  Pay $15 to the Business Office then bring the receipt to Coach Duensing to get your shirt

Team News

1 month ago @ 2:43PM

Week 1 Pre-Season March 1-6

Week 1 Pre-Season

Welcome to pre-season.  We have 8 week to get in shape and 17 weeks until the State Track Meet. No physical or fee required for Pre-Season Track


  • Arrive at practice at3:15 to complete temp checks and divide up before 3:30 practice start time

  • No Locker room so come dressed to practice outside for all conditions.  Wear a mask throughout practice.  You will be able to take it off and carry it with you when you are running.

  • Practice ends by 5:00pm.  You must leave the practice site and cannot hang around the parking lot and are not allowed to wait in the building.

  • Distance and Sprint workouts are posted in case you miss practice.  Keep up with your workouts. The March Conditioning workouts are found at MARCH WORKOUTS on this website under files.

  • Practices March 1-6

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 3:15-5:00 @Doherty

    • No Garry Berry Confirmed Practices This Spring Yet.  We will inform you as those opportunities arise.

Team News

3 weeks ago @ 2:32PM

Sprinters Join Remind App
Team News

3 days ago @ 12:51PM

Intra Squad Scrimmage Schedule Saturday April 10

Saturday Schedule at Garry Berry

No spectators allowed, this is a closed practice.  Athletes arrive by 10:00am.

10:00-10:20     Warm Up with your events coaches

10:20-10:40     100 hurdles

                           110 hurdles


                           Long Jump: Distance

10:40-11:00     1600 for Distance Runners

                           Long Jump: Sprinters

11:00-11:20     300 hurdles


11:20-11:45     4x100 relay


11:45-12:00     Cool down 


                           School fight song


Team News

5 days ago @ 10:36AM

8th Grade Open House Thursday April 8 6pm-8pm In person

Welcome 8th Graders to Doherty Track & Field

In Person Thursday April 8, 6pm-8pm at Doherty

Here is some information about our program.

Track & Field

  • Head Coach and Sprints Duensing, Head Jumps: Miller, Head Distance: Truex, Hurdles: Chavez,  Asst. Distance: Deal, Assist. Sprints: Player, Assist. Jumps: Olmstead, Asst. Hurdles: Chapa Head Pole Vault: Mattison
  • Coaches are all certified in first aid, cpr, aed, and concussion.  All coaches are certified as CHSAA contracted coaches.  Many Doherty coaches are USATF certified and have extensive experience as high school and college athletes.  
  • Contact info about our program:
  • 10 weeks prior to Spring season: Off Season workouts begin .
  • July-August 2021: Outdoor USATF Track&Field Season
  • Boys and Girls seasons are both in the Spring
  • Track is a 12 week season with practices and meets 6 days a week.  Practices generally run 3:30-5:30.
  • Girls are CSML League Champions 2006. 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012State top 10 2007-2011
  • Boys CSML Champions 2009 &2012  
  • 2019 State Results Boys: 400m 3rd and 6th, High Jump 3rd, Long Jump 13th, 4x1-2nd , 4x2-4th , 4x4-12th
  • 2019 State Results Girls: 100hurdles-14th, High Jump 17th, Long Jump 14th, 4x200 6th, Sprint Medley 6th, 4x400 15th  
  • Register for email updates at
  • Twitter@DohertyXC   Twitter@Spartantrack2


Team News

1 month ago @ 9:44AM




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