Summer Track & Field Meet Slated for July 16th

Manchester Running Company will host a twilight summer track & field meet on Saturday, July 16th at 5:00 p.m. at Tolland Middle School. Traditionally, MRC puts on a series of track & field meets on Thursday evenings, but the usual venue is under renovation, so we have a modified offering this year.

The meet will begin at 5:00 p.m. and is open to all ages and abilities. Participants may compete in as many events as is feasible for one low price. We will provide necessary equipment for all contested events but participants are welcome to bring their own implements such as shot puts or starting blocks as well.

Heats: All track events will be contested in the following order:
Youth girls (younger than high school)
Youth boys
Women
Men
In distance events, heats may be combined

Registration: Register in advance online here. You may also register on site

Events (in order): All events are finals
5k
100
Mile
200
800
400
10k

**Jumping Events ** – 5:00 p.m. – Adult Long Jump, Adult Triple Jump
5:45 p.m. – Youth Long Jump, Youth Triple Jump

The high jump will not be contested (no mats available, sorry).

**Throwing Events ** – 5:00 p.m. – Javelin followed by Shot Put

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