The Recorder of Deeds, D.C.
Washington, D.C.

We the undersigned natural persons of the age of twenty-one years or more, acting as incorporators of a corporation adopt the following Articles of Incorporation for such corporation pursuant to the District of Columbia Non-profit Corporation Act:

FIRST: The name of the corporation is Potomac Valley Track Club, Incorporated.

SECOND: The period of duration is perpetual.

THIRD: The corporation is organized and shall be operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes as specified in section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Specifically, the corporation shall promote and conduct educational training programs and classes, athletic events, track and field meets, and public lectures on the sport of track and field; and present certificates of completion of training programs and classes. No portion of the net income of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of any of its members, officers, or directors, except that the corporation may pay its members, officers, or directors for specific services rendered.

FOURTH: The corporation is to have members. Membership is open to men and women of all ages, without any form of discrimination.

FIFTH: The corporation is to have only one class of members. All members will have the right to vote.

SIXTH: The directors shall be elected in the manner as provided in the bylaws.

SEVENTH: The internal affairs of the corporation, including provisions for distribution of assets on dissolution or final liquidation, shall be regulated as provided in the bylaws. Upon the dissolution of the corporation the Board of Directors shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all of the corporation's liabilities, turn over all remaining assets to one or more organizations organized and operated exclusively for charitable, educational or other purposes as shall at the time qualify as exempt organizations under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as the Board of Directors shall determine.

EIGHTH: The address of the corporation's initial registered office is: 5622 Sherrier Place N.W. Washington, D.C. 20016, USA; and the name of its initial registered agent at that address is Glynn Wood.

NINTH: The number of directors constituting the initial board of directors is three, and the names and addresses of the persons who are to serve as the initial directors until their successors are elected and qualified are:

  • Edwin S. Barron, 6094 North 9th Road, Arlington, Va. 22205, USA.
  • George Vernosky, 5004 Glen Cove Parkway, Washington, D.C. 20016, USA.
  • Wesley N. Mathews, 895 North Kentucky Street, Arlington, Va. 22205, USA.

TENTH: The name and address of each incorporator is:

  • Edwin S. Barron, 6094 North 9th Road, Arlington, Va. 22205, USA.
  • Everett V. Barnes, 506 Stephens Circle S.W., Vienna, Va. 22180, USA.
  • James D. Egan, 2907 North 23rd St., Arlington, Va. 22201, USA.


  • Edwin S. Barron
  • Everett V. Barnes
  • James D. Egan

I, Shirley J.B. Swink, a Notary Public, hereby certify that on the 21st day of May, 1976, personally appeared before me Edwin S. Barron, Everett V. Barnes, and James D. Egan, who signed the foregoing docu- ment as incorporators and that the statements therein contained are true.

Shirley J.B. Swink
Notary Public
My Commission Expires September 29, 1976