Thursday Nights Under the Lights Track & Field Series presented by TicketNetwork is set to begin on July 10th at the Manchester High School track & field facility. The series, now in its fifth year, will feature four meets on Thursday evenings in July.
Each meet will start with a distance event, alternating between the 5k and 2-mile, and then a standard schedule of the 100, Mile, 200, 800, and 400. Field events will run simultaneously and the following events will be contested: high jump, long jump, triple jump, and shot put. The discus will be contested in the first two weeks and the javelin in the final two weeks. The meets will start promptly at 6:00 p.m.
Registration is just $4 for all youth (17 and under), $5 for Manchester residents, and $10 for non-Manchester residents. Registration for individual meets will take place at the high school prior to the meet. Participants may compete in as many events as they choose. Water will be provided at all meets, we strongly encourage you to bring extra water and sports drinks. All equipment is provided including starting blocks and throwing implements. Throwing implements are high school weights; participants may choose to throw heavier implements but they must provide them.
Pre-registration is available online here and anyone who pre-registers will receive a tri-blend t-shirt. Parking is free at the high school, however, the Brookfield Street lot is under construction and may be unavailable. Frequently asked questions can be found here!