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  • A club for all ages, all paces and all ways

    Potomac Valley Track Club (PVTC) is a community-centered, nationally-oriented, private, nonprofit organization that promotes running, track & field, and race walking in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

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    Host club, 2009 and 2018 USATF Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships

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    Next monthly club meeting is Thursday, July 14, 2022, at 7:30 PM, via ZOOM

  • Club events
  • 1) We are gearing up for many club events
  • Our Go Fourth 8k run/RW is in Vienna at the Caboose on the WOD trail on 7/4 at 7:30 AM
  • 2nd all comer meet at Marshall HS in Falls Church - first race at 8:30 AM
  • We need help at the all comer meet so look for a sign up genius to go out soon on that

  • Uniform Order
  • 2) Uniform order is about to go in - don't miss out on this!
  • Next order won't be until late Fall.
  • Please fill out the uniform order by the end of the week
  • so we can figure out how many things we need to order
  • We will set up the website to have all the items there soon,
  • but there is a lag of about 30-40 days from ordering to receiving items.

  • National Championships
  • 3) We want to improve on last summer's 2nd place finish in Ames IA
  • In NY, we won the National Masters Indoor Championship.
  • Please fill out this interest form (for those 25&older) going down Kentucky for the USATF Outdoor Master meet July 28-31
  • It's an exciting moment for the club when we win!

    Upcoming events

       
    ALL COMER MEETS
  • Our next all comer meets are
  • Saturday, July 16, at Marshall High School, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043 - first race at 8:30 AM
  • Enter at milestat.com
  • Saturday, August 13, Thomas Edison High School track, 5801 Franconia Road, Alexandria VA 22310 -- first race at 8:30 AM registration will open at milestat.com after the meet at Marshall is over
    THE 1ST UNITED STATES BACKWARD RUNNING TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP "RETRO GAMES"
    • Saturday, July 9, 2022
    • Edison High School, 5801 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA 22310
    • Ages 15 and over
    • See www.pvtc.org/retrogames

    Jerry Bookin-Weiner elected to USATF Masters Track & Field Hall of Fame
    • Potomac Valley Track Club member and club board member Jerry Bookin-Weiner was elected to the USATF Masters Track & Field Hall of Fame in the class of 2021, it was announced by John Seto, chair of the Hall of Fame Committee at the recent USATF conference in Orlando, Florida.
    • The USATF Masters Track & Field Hall of Fame (MTF HOF), established in 1996, inducts distinguished athletes and administrators who have been active for at least ten years. All athletes and administrators, living or not, are eligible for HOF induction.
    • The list of those elected in 2021 includes: Jerry Bookin-Weiner, Michael Brown, Kay Glynn, John Goldhammer, Rachel Guest, Lesley Hinz, and Don Isett.
    • Each year, the MTF HOF Subcommittee receives public nominations. The subcommittee researches those nominees and other eligible athletes and administrators to determine finalists for the ballot. Then all MTF HOF members, the MTF Executive Committee, the HOF Subcommittee members, and all Association Masters Chairs vote. Electors can vote for all or none of the candidates. Currently, two-thirds majority is required for induction.
    • Jerry Bookin-Weiner serves as the Chair of the USATF Masters Track & Field Committee. He was the meet director for two Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships held in Maryland, and he previously served as Chair of the Throws Committee, East Region Coordinator, and in many other capacities in support of track and field. He is a Masters Level Track and Field official.
    PVTC's Code of Ethics

    Go Fourth 8K Run or Race Walk
    Cranberry Crawl 5K run or race walk & 10K run
    Christmas Caper 5K run or race walk & 10K run

  • Potomac Valley Track Club Programs


    Event Calendar

    Workouts

    Track Workouts -- Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30 PM

    sprints

    Twice-weekly speed training sessions for sprinters and distance runners of all ages.

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    Racewalk Workouts -- For beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels
    CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

    racewalking

    One of the premier race walking clubs in the country, join our race walk clinics for beginning and experienced race walkers.

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    Relay Workouts -- Interested in running a leg of a relay? Great!

    Relays

    We are committed to creating opportunities for our members to run in relay races at all levels of competition.

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