Potomac Valley Track Club - Indoor Meets

PVTC 2022 Indoor Track Meets

SUNDAY MORNINGS, JANUARY 16, JANUARY 30, and FEBRUARY 6, 2022


Registration

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Students up to 8th grade free via this form


Sponsor

ACE-PT
ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute
> If it hurts, call ACE-PT first 703-205-1233


NO TRACK MEET ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 9
  • We are sorry to report that all Arlington County events are cancelled for this weekend, Saturday--Sunday, January 8-9, including the track meet we planned this Sunday, January 9
  • Arlington County offered us several make-up dates, and we opted for Sunday, February 6, same schedule of events
  • We shall enter everyone already entered for the season automatically to February 6
  • We are sorry about the change, but there's nothing we can do
  • We're still scheduled for January 16 and January 30, no change (we hope)
  • COVID-19 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
  • See Arlington County's COVID-19 web page
  • COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person
  • To limit the spread of COVID-19, follow these steps if you have symptoms, if you test positive, or if you had close contact with someone who is sick
  • STAY AWAY -- If you are ill in any way (cough, fever, short of breath, loss of smell or taste), please do not attend public events like this track meet -- we always have more meets in the future
  • KEEP YOUR NOSE AND MOUTH COVERED when not in competition - please bring a face mask , M-95 masks preferred
  • MINIMIZE TOUCHING OF SHARE OBJECTS - wear your own plastic gloves if you plan to practice shot put
  • WASH YOUR HAND BEFORE AND AFTER ACTIVITIES
  • Events and Entry Fees
    • 800m/1500m/3000m racewalks. 55m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1 mile, 3000m, and 5000m, plus free race walk & shot put clinics
    • $3.00 per meet for high school students ($8 for all 3 meets before December 25)
    • $4.00 per meet for PVTC members ($11 for all 3 meets before December 25)
    • $5.00 per meet for all others ($14 for all 3 meets before December 25)
    • Students up to 8th grade may enter free using this form
    Schedule
    •   7:00 AM:  Doors Open - Please do not enter before 7:00 AM
    •   7:45 AM:  800m, 1500m & 3000m Race Walk - One heat, followed by race walk clinic for young athletes
    •   8:15 AM:  55m Run - Heats by age group and gender
    •   9:00 AM:  1-Mile Run - 3 heats >6:30, <6:30, <5:30 (approximately)
    •   9:50 AM:  200m Run - Heats by age group and gender
    • 10:20 AM:  400m Run - Heats by age group and gender
    • 11:00 AM:  800m Run - Heats by age group and gender
    • 11:30 AM: 3000m Run (15 laps) & 5000m Run (25 laps) One heat

    •   8:15 AM:  Race Walk clinic
    •   9:15 AM:  Shot put clinic
    Procedures
    • Please listen for the calls for your event(s)
    • We issue calls for each event about 10 minutes before the event begins
    • "First call" means begin forming groups by age & gender
    • "Second call"means first heat is about to start
    • "Final call" means last heat is about to start
    • Note: We record individual times only in the race walks, 1-mile, 3000-meter, and 5000-meter, but not in the shorter events
    Procedures (by Don Riggs, z"l)
    Set-up of the track for safety (by Jon Dachos)
    Track
    • Fast soft urethane four-lane 200-meter indoor track · 8+ laps to the mile, 25-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
    • 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. Enter through Door #12
    • 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
    • Ribbons for every youth finisher, thanks to POTOMAC VALLEY TRACK CLUB

  • Friday-Sunday, March 16-18, 2022 -- USATF Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships -- The Armory, New York City, NY | Complete information
    Indoor tracks in DC Area
    • Prince George's Sports and Learning Center, open to the public free 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, 200-meter oval
    • Thomas Jefferson Community Center, open to the public, $8 for Arlington residents; $16 for others, 200-meter flat oval
    • 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
    Indoor track in NYC Area

  • 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
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