Events: 800m/1500m/3000m racewalks, 55m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1 mile, 3000m, and 5000m runs, and two clinics (race walk and shot put)
Entry fees: Free for young athletes up to 8th grade (and you get a ribbon for finishing!)
$3/meet for high school students
$4/meet for PVTC or DCRRC members
$5/meet for non-members
EVENTS and approximate start times:
7:45 am RACE WALKS choose your distance: 400 meter, 800m, 1500m, one mile, & 3000m - one heat, followed by race-walk clinic for young athletes at 8:15 AM
8:15 AM 55-Meter Run, heats by age and gender
9:00 AM One-Mile Run, with heats: children, women, elite, open, masters
9:40 AM 400-Meter Run & 4x400 Relay, heats by age and gender
10:10 AM 800-Meter Run, heats by age and gender
10:35 AM 200-Meter Run & 4x200 Relay, heats by age and gender
11:30 am 3000-Meter (15 laps) & 5000-meter (25 laps), one heat only
8:00 AM RACE WALK clinic
10:00 AM SHOT PUT clinic
No need to enter individual events when you register
Please listen for the calls for your event(s)
We issue calls for each event about 10 minutes before the event begins.
"First call" means begin forming groups by age & gender
"Second call" means first heat is about to start
"Final call" means last heat is about to start
Note: We record individual times only in the race walks, 1-mile, 3000-meter, and 5000-meter, but not in the shorter events.
Procedures (by Don Riggs, z"l)
Set-up of the track for safety (by Jon Dachos)
Fast soft urethane four-lane 200-meter indoor track · 8+ laps to the mile, 22.5-meter turn radius.
If you use starting blocks for 55-meter, please bring your own
NO SPIKES: NOT METAL, NOT PLASTIC, NOT CERAMIC. No food allowed in the gym.
Announcer: Radio personality Chuck Williams
Directions: From DC or Capital Beltway (I-495),
take Arlington Blvd (Route 50) to Glebe Road (Route 120) southbound to 2nd Street South. At the 7-11, turn left (east). TJ is on your left. Parking is free.
Or from Route 50, turn south on Irving Street and right (west) onto 2nd Street South.
Or from I-395, take Glebe Road (Route 120) northbound 3 miles to 2nd Street South, then turn right to TJ.
For more info: call 703-927-4833 and leave a message
· For PVTC, 703-481-3530
Conducted in co-operation with Arlington
Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Resources.
Free for children up to 8th grade
Ribbons for every youth finisher,
thanks to POTOMAC VALLEY TRACK CLUB www.pvtc.org
$ 3.00 per meet for high school students -- ($8 for all 3 meets before December 31)
$ 4.00 per meet for PVTC members -- ($11 for all 3 meets before December 31)
$ 5.00 per meet for all others -- ($14 for all 3 meets before December 31)
Students up to 8th grade may enter free using this form
Send this form and your check to PVTC, 611 South Ivy Street, Arlington VA 22204
To register students up to 8th grade (free), you may fax your entry to 703-521-6157
Name ___________________________________ Phone ________________________ M/F ____ Age on day of meet _______
Address ________________________________ City, State, ZIP _________________________________________________
E-mail ________________________________________________________________ Date of Birth ___-___-______
Expect me: [__] JANUARY 29 [__] FEBRUARY 5 [__] Both Meets
[_] Free (Students up to 8th grade) (Student up to 8th grade may use this form)
[_] $3 per meet x__ meets (high school students)
[_] $4 per meet x__ meets (PVTC members)
[_] $5 per meet x__ meets (all others)
[_] To help keep these meets free for children, here is a donation of $ ______ . Total enclosed: $ ______
[_] I will help as a volunteer. Please call me. WE NEED TIMERS FOR 55-METER - 8 AM to 9 AM
For more info about volunteering, see http://pvtc.org/timers.htm or e-mail RACEDIRECTOR@ATT.NET
I know running a race is a potentially
hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically
able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a
race official relevant to my ability to safely complete this event.
I assume all risks associated with running in this event, including, but
not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, effects of the
weather, including high heat and/or humidity, and conditions of the course,
all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this
waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your accepting
my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive
and release all sponsors, including Arlington County VA, their elected
and appointed officials and employees, Potomac Valley
Track Club, RRCA, USATF, their officers, directors,
agents, and employees, and all officials of this event from all claims
or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event
even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness
on the part of the persons named in this waiver.
I understand this event is conducted under the regulations of Arlington County VA. I agree to release
my name and photo for publicity purposes. I understand that my name
and address will be provided to the sponsors of this event. Parent or guardian must sign for
children under 18.
Signature (Parent or Guardian if under 18) __________________________________________