Sunday, May 13, 2012

June Summer Track Series in Full Swing

Need a last minute qualifying time for the Olympic Trials? Want to run some circles before Taco Tuesday? Rather run a race than do a workout? Have children who want to run some sprints? Never run a track race before? Have not run a track race since high school? Tired of so much focus on the marathon and you know you got speed? These are all great races to come venture out to the Summer Track series. This has been a staple of June for several years. The events are low key and a great opportunity to learn how to run track and compete again some other folks. Hope to see you out there.

WHAT: Run For Your Life Summer Track Series
WHEN: Tuesdays - May 29, June 5, 12, 19 and 26. 6:00 PM = First Gun 6:45 PM = 6 Minutes & Under 1 Mile Heat
WHERE: Myers Park HS Track
WHO: All Comers (yes, truly all abilities welcome and encouraged)
EVENTS: 50 Meter Dash (Kids 10 & Under Untimed Heats All 5 weeks) 100 Meter Dash (Kids 10 & Under Untimed Heats All 5 weeks) 1 Mile (1609 Meters) 4 x 100 (Kids 10 & Under Untimed Heat All 5 weeks) 400 Meters (Kids 10 & Under Untimed Heats All 5 weeks) 800 Meters 200 Meters (Kids Heats 10 & Under Untimed Heats All 5 weeks) 3200 Meters (except June 14) 5000 Meters (June 12 Qualifying and June 26 Championship)

***  4x400m has been added for June 12th on as the last event !!!  If you are a CRC member and interested in being on a team, please send the following to  name, 6/12, 6/26 (dates you can attend), projected 400m split.  We will divide teams up evenly to try and encourage a close race.

FORMAT: Qualifying May 29, June 5, 12, & 19 plus Open Heats June 26. Championship Heats June 26. Except for the kid’s 10 & Under untimed heats, you must qualify in one of the first four weeks in order to run the Championship Heats June 26. All adult heats will be timed and posted online. The top men’s and women’s times in each event from each week will automatically qualify for Championship Week as will the next four best men’s and women’s times from the first four weeks.
AWARDS: All Kids 7 & Under will receive a ribbon for their effort. Championship Week: All Men’s and Women’s event Champions will receive a medal. The Men’s and Women’s winners in the Championship Mile will receive $100 cash so long as the following times are met: Men – sub 4:30; Women sub 5:15.
COST: Season Pass: Kids 10 & Under Free for the Untimed Heats Adults $25 – Includes a tech tee while supplies last and Championship Week. Students $15 – Includes Cotton Tee. Single Week: Adults $8, Kids $5


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