This is a theme puzzle with the subject stated below. Find the listed words in the grid and when you have completed the puzzle, there will be letters left over. They spell out the alternative theme of the puzzle.
Taking to the track
Action baton Caber Child Coach Dashes Duo Enjoy Event Fitness Footwear Fun Gala day Handicap
Solution: 28 letters
Heptathlon Hope image Junior Laps Leap mile modified participate pole pride program Race Relay Run Shotput Small Speed Sports Team Times Travel Triple jump Veteran Walk Win Zone