36th annual series .  .  .  for walkers and runners of every age
2015 INDOOR TRACK MEETS
SUNDAYS, JANUARY 11, JANUARY 25, FEBRUARY 1, AND FEBRUARY 8
Thomas Jefferson Community Center
3501 South 2nd Street, Arlington, Virginia 22204
Register on-line
Register by mail
Students up to 8th grade

EVENTS and approximate start times:
  •   7:45 am   800-Meter Race Walk
  •   7:45 am 1500- & 3000-Meter Race Walk
  •   8:00 am     55-Meter Run
  •   9:00 am  One-Mile Run
  •   9:40 am   400-Meter Run & 4x400 Relay
  • 10:10 am   800-Meter Run
  • 10:35 am   200-Meter Run & 4x200 Relay
  • 11:30 am 3000-Meter (15 laps) & 5000-meter (25 laps)
  • Procedures
  • For young athletes up through 8th grade
  • One heat, followed by race-walk clinic for young athletes
  • Heats: Youth, women, open>5:00, elite<5:00, masters 40+
  • Heats by age and gender
  • Heats by age and gender
  • Heats by age and gender
  • Heats by age and gender
  • One heat - We use bib numbers to facilitate lap-counting
  • Free Clinics:
  •   8:00 am Race Walk clinic
  • 10:00 am Shot put practice

  • Note: We record individual times only in the racewalks, 1-mile, 3000-meter, and 5000-meter, but not in the shorter events.

  • Track:   Fast soft urethane four-lane 200-meter indoor track · 8+ laps to the mile, 22.5-meter turn radius.
  • If you use starting blocks for 55-meter, please bring your own
  • NO SPIKES: NOT METAL, NOT PLASTIC, NOT CERAMIC.   No food allowed in the gym.
  • Announcer: Radio personality Chuck Williams
  • Directions: From DC or Capital Beltway (I-495), take Arlington Blvd (Route 50) to Glebe Road (Route 120) southbound to 2nd Street South. At the 7-11, turn left (east). TJ is on your left. Parking is free.
  • Or from Route 50, turn south on Irving Street and right (west) onto 2nd Street South.
  • Or from I-395, take Glebe Road (Route 120) northbound 3 miles to 2nd Street South, then turn right to TJ.
  • For more info: call 703-927-4833 and leave a message · For PVTC, 703-481-3530
  • Conducted in co-operation with Arlington Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Resources.
  • Free for children up to 8th grade
  • Ribbons for every youth finisher, thanks to POTOMAC VALLEY TRACK CLUB      www.pvtc.org
  • $  3.00 per meet for high school students -- ($11 for all 3 meets before December 15)
  • $  4.00 per meet for PVTC members -- ($15 for all 3 meets before December 15)
  • $  5.00 per meet for all others -- ($19 for all 3 meets before December 15)
  • Students up to 8th grade may enter free using this form
  • Anyone past 8th grade may register on-line via www.pvtc.org or register by mail or by fax to 703-521-6157
    Send this form and your check to PVTC, 611 South Ivy Street, Arlington VA 22204
    To register students up to 8th grade (free), you may fax your entry to 703-521-6157

    Name ___________________________________ Phone ________________________ M/F ____ Age on day of meet _______

    Address ________________________________ City, State, ZIP _________________________________________________

    E-mail ________________________________________________________________ Date of Birth ___-___-______

    Expect me: [__] JANUARY 11   [__] JANUARY 25   [__] FEBRUARY 1   [__] FEBRUARY 8   [__] All four
    [_] Free (Students up to 8th grade)
    [_] $3 per meet x__ meets (high school students)               ($11 for all 4 meets before December 15)
    [_] $4 per meet x__ meets (PVTC members)                     ($15 for all 4 meets before December 15)
    [_] $5 per meet x__ meets (all others)                                 ($19 for all 4 meets before December 15)
    [_] To help keep these meets free for children, here is a donation of $ ______ . Total enclosed: $ ______
    [_] I will help as a volunteer. Please call me. WE NEED TIMERS FOR 55-METER - 8 am to 9 am
    For more info about volunteering, see http://pvtc.org/timers.htm or e-mail RACEDIRECTOR@ATT.NET


    I know running a race is a potentially hazardous activity.  I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained.  I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relevant to my ability to safely complete this event.  I assume all risks associated with running in this event, including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, and conditions of the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me.  Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release all sponsors, including Arlington County VA, their elected and appointed officials and employees, Potomac Valley Track Club, RRCA, USATF, their officers, directors, agents, and employees, and all officials of this event from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver.  I understand this event is conducted under the regulations of Arlington County VA.  I agree to release my name and photo for publicity purposes.  I understand that my name and address will be provided to the sponsors of this event.  Parent or guardian must sign for children under 18. 

    Signature (Parent or Guardian if under 18) __________________________________________ Date ______________





















    Indoor Meets in the Potomac Valley Region:
  • Sundays, January 11, January 25, February 1, and February 8, 2015 -- PVTC indoor meets at Thomas Jefferson Community Center -- 3501 2nd Street South, Arlington VA -- Doors open at 7:05 AM -- First event at 7:45 AM - race walks, 55m, 1 mile, 400m, 800m, 200m, 3000m, 5000m - done by 12 noon

  • Sunday, December 14, 2014, and February 22, 2015 -- ITS indoor meets at Episcopal High School -- On-site registration opens at 8:30 AM -- FAT is available for some open and masters events | Contact George Harris | Search CoachO for more information

  • Saturday, December 27, 2014 -- Hagerstown Community College ARCC, Hagerstown MD -- Doors open at 8:00 AM -- Registration is open to 9:30 AM -- First event is at 10:00 AM | Printable Entry Form | On-Line Information

  • Meets at The Armory, 216 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032 -- Meet Director: Bassett Thompson (212-923-1803 x7011, bthompson@armorytrack.com) | Complete Information

  • Sportplex Track Showcase all-comers meets at Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex:
      • Sunday, December 21, 2014
      • Sunday, January 4, 2015
      • Sunday, January 18, 2015
      • Sunday, January 25, 2015
      • Sunday, February 8, 2015
  • Other meets at Sportsplex:
      • Sunday, February 15, 2015 - PVA Host Zonal 14 & under
      • Saturday, February 28, 2015 - PVA 14 & under National Invitational
      • Friday-Sunday, March 13-15, 2015 = Youth Indoor National Championships
  • PG Sportsplex track meet calendar

  • Tristaterunnur's list of track meets

     


    Indoor tracks in DC Area:
  • PG Sports and Learning Complex -- open to the public free mornings 6-10 am -- 200-meter oval
  • Thomas Jefferson Community Center -- open to the public, $8 for Arlington residents; $16 for others -- 200-meter ovel
  • Episcopal High School -- open odd hours -- 200-meter oval banked track
  • Georgetown University Yates Field House -- formerly $5 per visit with GU host, maybe more now -- 176-meter oval
  • George Mason University Field House -- closed to the public, except on special occasions -- 200-meter oval
  • Some private gyms have 10-lap-per-mile indoor tracks