Elite Meet April 17

PLANS are moving smoothly for the staging of the second Elite Track and Field Club Invitational Meet scheduled on April 17 at the Mindoo Phillip Park. A number of schools and clubs have already shown an interest in participating this year as it will set the pace for the St.Lucia Athletic Association’s 1st National Bank Under – 14 championships that will take place at the same venue two weeks later.

Fans will see some of St. Lucia’s young and aspiring athletes exhibit their talent on the square in six different age categories, in both sexes 7 – 8, 9-10,11-12, 13 -14, 15 -17 and Over.

For a smooth running of the meet the organizers have indicated that each school / club will be allowed to register three athletes per event as all running events will be hand timed and all events will be timed finals.

A total of 23 events will take place before lunch and that includes the 60m,80m, 100m, 300m,400m,1000m,1200m, cricket ball throw. The opening height for the long jump is 1.35 metres, while the distance for the high jump will be 1.60 metres. Following the lunch time break the action will move into top gear with another 33 finals – 150m, 200m, 800m, high jump, long jump and the most talked about 4x75m, 4×100, 4x300m relay races will bring the curtains down.

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