Potomac Valley Track Club - Potomac Valley Games

Potomac Valley Games

Welcome to the 45th annual Potomac Valley Games
  • 2021 Potomac Valley Track Club Championship

  • Open track & field meet for athletes of all ages
  • Sunday, September 5,

  • Track and field events start at 8:00 AM at James Madison High School
  • 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna VA 22181

  • Hammer, Javelin, Weight, Super Weight start at 1:00 PM at City of Alexandria High School
  • 3330 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314
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    WorldRecordTeam   WorldRecordTeam

    At Potomac Valley Games, the DC-area championship track & field meet on Sunday, September 1, 2019, at T.C. Williams High School track in Alexandria, four American men set a world record in the 4x400-meter relay for men 65+ (non-club), running 4:00.4 (fully-automatic-timed) and 4:01:00 (hand-timed).

    In the photos above, from left to right, the four teammates were

    • #259 David Ortman, 66, of Seattle, Washington;
    • #79 Charlie Allie, 72, of Piitsburgh, Pennsylvania;
    • #192 Thomas A. Jones, of Glenn Dale, Maryland; and
    • #170 George Haywood, 66, of Washington, D.C.
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    • Story by Jay Jacob Wind
    • Photos by Penny Ingles -- Permission to reprint is granted
    • Non-members 19 & older - $9 for 1st event, $7 for 2nd and 3rd events, $7 for additional events on-line, $6 for additional events by mail ($7 per event on-line)
    • Club members 19 & older - $8 for 1st event, $6 for 2nd and 3rd events, $6 for additional events on-line, $5 for additional events by mail ($6 per event on-line)
    • Young athletes 18 & younger - $8 for 1st event, $6 for 2nd and 3rd events, $6 for additional events on-line, $5 for additional events by mail ($6 per event on-line)
    • $20 late fee applies after Friday, September 3, at 12:00 midnight
    • On-line registration closes Saturday, September 4, at 12:00 midnight
    • No on-site registration
    • Adults: If you join PVTC on-line now or on-site for $20.00, you save $1.00 per event
    • To join on-line or by mail, see www.pvtc.org/join.php
    • To join on-site at the meet, clip a separate check for $20.00 to a filled-out membership form
    • Status of entries
    DIRECTIONS TO JAMES MADISON HIGH SCHOOL
    • James Madison High School, 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna VA 22181 MAP
    • From I-66, take Nutley Street exit (VA-243) north
    • At Maple Avenue (VA-123), turn left and stay right for one block
    • Turn right onto James Madison Drive
    • Stay right to go around the school to free parking in back around the track
    DIRECTIONS TO CITY OF ALEXANDRIA HIGH SCHOOL
    • City of Alexandria High School, 3330 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314 MAP
    • From I-395, take King Street exit (VA-7) east
    • Cross Quaker Lane
    • Turn right to free parking on Chinquapin Lane
    • All events are thown off grass

    Potomac Valley Games mail-in entry form | (DOC) | (PDF)
    Sponsor:
    ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

    Make checks payable to PVTC
    and mail to PVTC, c/o Jay Jacob Wind, 611 South Ivy Street, Arlington VA 22204
    (We must receive your mailed-in entry by Friday, September 3, 2021, 5:00 PM, please.)

    Name (please print) _______________________________________________________            Phone ______________________

    Address _________________________________________________________________          City/State/Zip _________________________________

    Gender (M/F) __                                 Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY) __ __ /__ __ / __ __ __ __

    E-mail (for confirmation) __________________________________________________________  [_] Please invite me to PVTC's e-mail group or send a message to PVTRACK+SUBSCRIBE@GOOGLEGROUPS.COM
     

    ATHLETES 14 & UNDER   
    Age as of December 31, 2021 __ __ 
    Team Name  ________________________________

    Coach Name  ________________________________

         and
    ATHLETES 15-18                
    Age as of December 31, 2021 __ __
    ADULTS            
    Age as of September 5, 2021 __ __

    Event 1 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $8 _____
    Event 1 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $9 _____
    Event 2 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $6 _____
    Event 2 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $7 _____
    Event 3 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $6 _____
    Event 3 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $7 _____
    Event 4 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $5 _____
    Event 4 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $6 _____
    Event 5 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $5 _____
    Event 5 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $6 _____
    Event 6 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $5 _____
    Event 6 _____ 
    Best since August 2019 ______ 
    $6 _____
    Relays (register day of race, no late fee)  
    $20 _____
    Relays (register day of race, no late fee)
    $24 _____
    Late Fee -- after Friday, September 3, 12:00 midnight, . . . . . . . . . .  + $20 _____
    TOTAL ENCLOSED (payable to PVTC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ _____

    I UNDERSTAND THAT THE ORDER OF EVENTS IS TENTATIVE AND MAY BE CHANGED. In consideration of your acceptance of this entry, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, release and discharge the promoters, directors, Potomac Valley Track Club, RRCA, USATF, Alexandria City Public Schools, Fairfax County Public Schools, and organizations and municipalities whose facilities are being used for this event, from any and all claims for damages suffered by me as a result of my participation in the above events. I specifically release and discharge said promoters, directors and their agents, etc., from all injuries or damages arising from or attributed to any physical impairment or defect I may have, whether latent or patent, and agree that they are under no obligation to provide a physical examination or other evidence of my fitness to participate in above event, the same being my sole responsibility. I attest and verify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for Potomac Valley Games. The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 can be extremely contagious. Evidence has shown that COVID-19 can cause serious and potentially life threatening illness and even death. I hereby choose to accept the risk of contracting COVID-19 for myself and/or my children in order to participate in the PV Games. I accept the risk of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19. I understand to help mitigate any risk to myself and others that I will need provide proof of vaccination or a negative PCR/antigen test within 7 days of the competition to be allowed to compete. I will also submit a symptoms questionnaire and submit to a temperature check at the meet check in to further verify I am free of any COVID like symptoms. Spectators and volunteers at the meet will being given a temperature check and submit a questionnaire attesting that they have not knowingly been near anyone with COVID or display any symptoms.

    Your Signature: _______________________ Date: _________
    (Parent's signature if athlete is under 18 years of age)


    ORDER OF EVENTS
    7:30 AM Registration opens
    USATF rules apply in all events
    All events are finals
    FIELD EVENTS
    at MADISON HS:
    8:00 AM Long Jump 1 (youth + women 60+) 8:30 AM High Jump 1 (start<5 feet) 9:00 AM Discus 1 – Women 9:00 AM Long Jump 2 (<59 Women, Men 60+ 10:00 AM Long Jump 3 (<59 Men) 10:00 AM Discus 2 – Men 60+ 10:00 AM Pole Vault 1 – Start <10 feet 10:30 AM High Jump 2 (start >5 feet) 10:30 AM Shot Put 1 – Women + TBD 11:00 AM Triple Jump 11:30 AM Discus 3 – Men 59 & under 11:30 AM Shot Put 2 – Groups TBA 12:00 PM Pole Vault 2 – Start @10 feet 12:00 PM Shot Put 3 – If Needed 12:00 PM Turbo-Javelin (12&under)
    TRACK EVENTS
    at MADISON HS:
    8:00 AM 5000m run (30-minute cut-off) 8:30 AM 4x80m shuttle hurdle relays (women 40+, men 70+) 8:40 AM 4x100m shuttle hurdle relays (women <39, men 50-69) 8:50 AM 4x110m shuttle hurdle relay (men 15-49) 9:00 AM 3000m racewalk 9:30 AM 4x800m relay 9:45 AM 80m hurdles (11-12, women 40+, men 70+) 9:55 AM 100m hurdles (women 15-39, 13-14 boys/girls) 10:05 AM 100m hurdles (men 50-69) 10:15 AM 110m hurdles (men 15-49) 10:25 AM 100m dash 10:55 AM One-mile run 11:30 AM 400m dash 12:00 PM One-mile racewalk 12:20 PM 200m hurdles (13-14, men 80+, women 70+) 12:25 PM 300m hurdles (men 60-79, women 50-69) 12:30 PM 400m hurdles (women 15-49, men 15-59) 12:40 PM 3000m run 1:00 PM 200m run 1:30 PM 800m run 2:10 PM 4x100m relay 2:30 PM 4x400m relay
    FIELD EVENTS
    at CITY OF ALEXANDRIA HS:
    1:00 PM Hammer throw 1:30 PM Javelin 1 – groups TBD 2:45 PM Javelin 2 – groups TBD 2:30 PM Weight Throw 3:30 PM Super Weight Throw

    We hope to be able to schedule a pentathlon and other events later in the fall, but do not have a proper facility on the Labor Day weekend



    ENTRY FEES:
    • Adults 19 & over:
      By mail:
    • $9 for first event,
    • $7 for second and third event,
    • $6 for fourth and each additional event
    • On-line: $7 per event
    • $1 per-event discount for PVTC members

    • Athletes 18 & under:
      By mail:
    • $8 for first event; By mail: $6 for second and third event, $5 for fourth event and each additional event | On-line: $8 for first event, $6 for more events
    • All entry fees for all events must be received by Friday, September 3, by 12:00 midnight, to avoid late fee of $20.00 per person.
    • Entries close on Saturday, September 4, at 12:00 midnight
    • NO EXCEPTIONS
    AWARDS:
    • OPEN AWARDS:
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      Win this medal!
    • Potomac Valley Track Club medals to first three athletes in the following age groups: 15-18, 19-24, and each 5-year age group thereafter

    • YOUTH AWARDS:
    • Based on age as of December 31, 2021
    • For youth events on Saturday, the 14 & under age group is divided into 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14
    • 8 & under--born 2013 or later
    • 9-10--born in 2011 or 2010
    • 11-12--born in 2009 or 2008
    • 13-14--born in 2007 or 2006

    • Medals to Top 3 in each age group get an award in each event
    • Premium socks may be substituted (one per person for the meet)
    • Medals for each subsequent event you win an award
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    RESULTS: FOR MORE INFORMATION:

    Pre-Registration Strongly Recommended

    General Information about ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute Potomac Valley Games

    SUNDAY, September 5, 2021

    TRACK:
    • All-weather six-lane 400 meter track. Short spikes (1/4" or less) only.
    • Javelin is thrown off grass.
    • We use FINISH LYNX fully automatic timing system.
    • We use wind gauges for applicable events.
    SANCTIONED by USA Track and Field (USATF).
    • Open to competitors of all ages.
    • PVTC membership is available in advance, but please allow two weeks to process advance memberships.
    • PVTC membership is available at registration ($20.00 individual)
    • PVTC members get a $1.00 discount per event
    EVENT INFORMATION:
    • Order of events: Unless stated otherwise, women first, then men by age groups from youngest to oldest. Age groups may be combined, and trials may be converted to finals.
    • Registration closes one hour before time listed for the event.
    • Long Jump, Triple Jump, and throwing events: Six jumps/throws per athlete. All athletes should supply their own implements. Some implements are available at the track. If you bring your own implements, please allow 30 minutes to have your implements weighed and measured.
    • Shot and discus will be weighed at Madison HS, and Javelin/Hammer/Weights will be measured at City of Alexandria HS
    • USATF rules apply to all events, e.g., all field events are measured in meters.
    • All athletes including athletes 15-18 throw age-appropriate weight implements.
    • Youth will compete in events in separate sections when applicable

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