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American Masters Track & Field Championship

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time:  8:00am - 5:00pm (track opens at 7:00am)

Place: Durham, North Carolina, Durham Memorial County Stadium (750 Stadium Durham, NC US 27704)

Registration is here:    https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Durham/PiedmontPacersMastersTrackFieldClassic

Join us for the First Annual American Masters Track & Field Classic being held on April 14, 2018 in Durham NC! There will be 20 events being competed including track, field and relay events at the Durham County Stadium.
This will be a premier event focusing on Masters athletes (over age 30) with age group and team awards on the line and at a world-class location at the Durham County Stadium, the site of many USATF, College and High School Track & Field events. 
This will also be a USATF Certified event and timed by Rhodes Race Timing Services and hosted by the Piedmont Pacers Running, Track and Field Club. There are discounts for entering at least three events (10%) and more discounts for entering at least six events! (15%) 
There are no qualifying standards or requirements to be a member of USATF or any other organization to enter this meet and feel free to enter as few or as many events as you would like!
Make plans to attend as we will have a full slate of events as listed below:
  • 100 meter run
  • 200 meter run
  • 400 meter run
  • 800 meter run
  • 1,600 meter run
  • 5,000 meter run
  • 10,000 meter run
  • 3,000 meter racewalk
  • Weight Throw
  • Superweight Throw
  • Discus
  • Shot Put
  • Javelin
  • Long Jump
  • Triple Jump
  • High Jump
  • Standing Broad Jump
  • 4x100 Relay (ten year age groups)
  • 4x400 Relay (ten year age groups)
  • Tug of War (ten year age groups, 4 members per a team)
  • $20.00 for each event entered (prices increase March 15, 2018)
  • For the event process, it will run oldest to youngest ages, women then men (the event judge may combine ages/genders based on the number of entrants)
  • Throwers must bring their own implements or share with others & must get checked before use
  • There will be batons provided for the relays
  • USATF Certified Meet and will be run via USATF regulations
  • Volunteers will get free green-volunteer shirt and access to refreshments
  • Event t-shirts available on site for purchase 
  • Music and entertainment will be part of the event experience!
  • To check-in to receive your bib and event packet, enter the Stadium and there will be signs directing athletes to the Meet Check-In Tent
  • Schedule is listed below, athletes must arrive with their bib number on the front part of their shirt/singlet to the event start location (Event Check-in Tents at Track, Throwing Area and Jumping area 15 minutes before the starting time
  • If entering in track and field events that have the same starting time, let the field judge know you are running in a track event and we will fit you in for the field event and ensure you get the number of jumps or throws
  • Field events: Each registrant for a field event will get 6 throws or jumps for each event entered
  • Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers per event per gender per 5-year age group
    (30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+)
  • Team award based on finishes per team-member in each event (8 points for 1st place, 6 points for 2nd place, 4 points for 3rd, 3 points for 4th, 2 points for 5th and 1 point for a 6th place finish.
  • Trophies for Most Outstanding Athlete for the top man and woman that has the most points from events entered.

Schedule (subject to change until finalized April 10, 2018)
7:00am:    Track opens
8:00am:    10,000 meter run (track);  Superweight Throw (field); High Jump (field)
9:30am:    200 meter run (track);  Shot Put (field)
10:30am:  1,500 meter run (track); Long Jump (field)
11:30am:   3,000 meter racewalk (track); Javelin (field)
12:30pm:   400 meter run (track);  Discus (field)
1:30pm:     5,000 meter run (track);  Triple Jump (field)
2:30pm:    100 meter run (track);  Weight Throw (field)
3:30pm:    800 meter run (track); Standing Broad Jump (field)
4:30pm:    4x100 meter relay (track), then 4x400 meter relay (track), then Tug of War (field)