The Lake Central High School’s boys’ track and field team competes during the spring sports season. A total of 16 events comprise track and field, broken down into 5 field events (high and long jump, shot, discus and pole vault) and 11 running events (4 x 100, 4 x 400, and 4 x 800 meter relays: the 100, 200, 400 800, 1600, and 3200 meter races; and the 100 and 300 hurdles. Participants compete as individuals and as a team. There are usually nine varsity level races per season, and elimination tournaments leading to the State championship meet. There are usually eight JV level races per season. Participants are selected to compete at the JV or varsity level depending on performance at the most recent meets. Practices can include running, endurance building exercises, weight training and technical training for the field events and hurdles.