St. Rita participates in the DPL Track and Field competition each spring. The Junior Varsity season consists of 2 regular meets and 1 Championship meet beginning the weekend after Spring Break. At the conclusion of the JV season, the Varsity season will begin. Varsity meets include 3 regular meets and 1 Championship meet.
Athletes may enter up to 5 events with no more than 3 field events or 4 running events. Athletes must also qualify for championship meets by achieving certain heights and distances in field events and participating in a minimum number of meets for running events.
Track and Field offer the following events for boys and girls: FIELD: Discus, High Jump, Long Jump and Shot Put. TRACK: 50m race (JV only), 100m race, 200m race, 400m race, 800m race, 1600m race, 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, 4X100 relay, 4X200 relay and 4X400 relay. Practices are held at Hockaday School on Monday and Thursday evenings.