Potomac Valley Track Club - Indoor Meets

2020 Indoor Track & Field Meets



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ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Presenting really nice bright green cinch bags to race walk champions and one-mile race winners
If it hurts, call ACE-PT first 703-205-1233

Events and Costs
  • 800m/1500m/3000m racewalks. 55m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1 mile, 3000m, and 5000m, plus free race walk clinic
  • $3.00 per meet for high school students ($8 for all 3 meets before January 25)
  • $4.00 per meet for PVTC members ($11 for all 3 meets before January 25)
  • $5.00 per meet for all others ($14 for all 3 meets before January 25)
  • Students up to 8th grade may enter free using this form
  • 6:30 PM Doors Open
  • 6:45 PM RACE WALKS choose your distance: 400m, 800m, 1500m, one mile, & 3000m. One heat, followed by race-walk clinic for young athletes at 7:15 PM
  • 7:15 PM 55-meter, heats by age and gender
  • 7:45 PM 200-meter & 4x200 Relay, heats by age and gender
  • 8:15 PM 400-meter & 4x400 Relay, heats by age and gender
  • 8:45 PM 800-meter, heats by age and gender
  • 9:15 PM One Mile, with heats: children, women, elite, open, masters
  • 9:45 PM 3000-meter (15 laps) & 5000-meter (25 laps), one heat only
  • 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, 25-meter turn radius.
  • If you use starting blocks for 55-meter, please bring your own
  • No food allowed in the gym
  • 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
  • Ribbons for every youth finisher, thanks to POTOMAC VALLEY TRACK CLUB

Indoor meets in the Potomac Valley Region and beyond
  • Sundays in January and February 2020 -- January 12, January 26, and February 9, 2020 - PVTC indoor meets at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 2nd Street South, Arlington VA. Doors open at 6:00 PM. First event at 6:15 PM - race walks, 55m, 1 mile, 400m, 800m, 200m, 3000m, 5000m, done by 10:00 PM
  • Meets at The Armory, 216 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032. Meet Director: Bassett Thompson (212-923-1803 x7011, bthompson@armorytrack.com) | Complete information

  • Indoor tracks in DC Area
    • Prince George's Sports and Learning Center, open to the public free 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, 200-meter oval
    • Thomas Jefferson Community Center, open to the public, $8 for Arlington residents; $16 for others, 200-meter flat oval
    • Episcopal High School, open odd hours, 200-meter oval banked track
    • Georgetown University Yates Field House, formerly $5 per visit with GU host, maybe more now, 176-meter oval
    • George Mason University Field House, closed to the public, except on special occasions, 200-meter oval
    • Some private gyms have 10-lap-per-mile indoor tracks