PRESS RELEASE 3/5/18
US ARMY'S JULIUS BOR AND NICHOLAS KIPRUTOARE WILL BE ON HAND AT MEET
The 30th Annual New Balance Pan Ram Track & Field Invitational is scheduled for April 14, 2018 at Landis Field at 9:30 AM. We are pleased to announce the US Army is sponsoring the event and two of their professional runners, SPC Julius Bor and SGT Nicholas Kiprutoare, both members of the World Class International Athlete Program, will be in attendance. We are honored to have these elite athletes join us for autographs and awards presentation. Please join us for this outstanding community event. Come watch the area's finest student athletes compete at a premier meet while meeting some world class athletes.
Shane Adams and Michael Galloway, Meet Directors
Landis Field is a premier venue for track and field competitions and is located at the Central Dauphin Middle School in Harrisburg, PA. The 8-lane track, the javelin and all jumping runways are made of Rekoflex S polyurethane and resurfaced in the fall 2013. The shot and discus are concrete pads. No contestant will be permitted to have spikes longer than 1/4" (6 mm) in length. An athletic trainer will be available and Booster Clubs will offer food, snacks, commemorative t-shirts and other merchandise.
All contestants will compete together with no distinction between AA and AAA.
A unified 100 meter dash will be contested this year.
The top 8 athletes in each event receive engraved spin-cast medals.
The top male/female track and field athletes will receive outstanding performer plaques. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place boys' and girls' teams will receive plaques.
Reservation forms are due 5:00 pm, February 2. Acceptance notification will be by email.
Entry fees are due 5:00 pm, March 2. Each team of 19 or more members is $190.00. A boys' and girls' team would be $380.00. Individuals or incomplete teams of 18 members or less may enter for $10.00 each. Make checks payable to Pan-Ram T&F Invitational.
Entries are due 8:00 pm, Wednesday, April 11. No changes will be allowed after this time. Entries will be completed using www.penntrackxc.com. Entry instructions are included in this information packet. You are permitted to enter 3 athletes in each individual event, however only 2 may compete on meet day. Only 1 relay team per event is allowed.
A mandatory coaches meeting will begin at 8:30 am and cover preliminary remarks/instructions including the starting heights of the pole vault and high jump. Coaches must submit scratches in all running events. All field event scratches will be taken at the event. Only athletes who have been previously entered in the meet and have been issued a number may compete. No new entries will be permitted. If you are not sure if your athlete will compete, enter 3 in each event and scratch down to 2. Any athlete entered in the meet who has been issued a number may run in a relay provided he or she has not already competed in 4 events.
9:30 Girls' 4 x 800 meter relay - finals
9:50 Boys' 4 x 800 meter relay - finals
10:15 Girls' 100 meter low hurdles -- trials
10:35 Boys' 110 meter high hurdles -- trials
10:55 Girls' 100 meter dash -- trials
11:10 Boys' 100 meter dash -- trials
11:25 Unified 100 meter dash -- Finals NEW this year!
11:35 Lunch Break
11:55 Girls' 100 meter low hurdles -- finals
12:00 Boys' 110 meter high hurdles -- finals
12:05 Girls' 100 meter dash -- finals
12:10 Boys' 100 meter dash -- finals
12:15 Girls' 1600 meter run -- finals
12:35 Boys' 1600 meter run -- finals
12:55 Girls' 4 x 100 meter relay -- finals
1:15 Boys' 4 x 100 meter relay -- finals
1:50 Girls' 400 meter dash -- finals
2:00 Boys' 400 meter dash -- finals
2:20 Girls' 300 meter intermediate hurdles -- finals
2:40 Boys' 300 meter intermediate hurdles -- finals
3:00 Girls' 800 meter run -- finals
3:15 Boys' 800 meter run -- finals
3:30 Girls' 200 meter dash -- finals
3:50 Boys' 200 meter dash -- finals
4:10 Girls' 3200 meter run -- finals
4:35 Boys' 3200 meter run -- finals
5:00 Girls' 4 x 400 meter relay -- finals
5:20 Boys' 4 x 400 meter relay -- finals
9:30 Boys' Shot Put
Girls' Pole Vault (Boys' follow)
Boys' Triple Jump
Girls' High Jump (Boys' follow)
Girls' Long Jump
10:45 Boys' Javelin
12:45 Boys' Long Jump
Girls' Triple Jump
1:15 Boys' Discus
Girls' Shot Put
2:15 Girls' Javelin
5:45 Team Awards Presentation
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