Major local athletic meet set for Thursday

| 10/03/2013

GTPs Paula Edwards won her 100m heat (m) (281x300)_0.jpg(CNS): The Cayman Islands Athletic Association have rescheduled the annual Truman Bodden Track Meet for Thursday, 14 March. With the Inter-Primary Championships looming, officials said they expect that there will be a large turnout of local athletes competing at this Meet in preparation for the international season. All Athletes, both senior and junior will be out in full force in the hope of qualifying for CAC Age Group Championships, IAAF World Youth among others. The Meet, which is sponsored by noted Attorney-at-Law, Truman Bodden, has been staged for over 20 years and is one of the major Meets on the Association’s calendar.

The events and age groups are as follows:

FIELD EVENTS   AGE GROUPS
LONG JUMP    M/F 7 – 8, 9 – 10, 11 – 12, 13 – 14, 15 – 16, 17 & OVER
HIGH JUMP    M/F 9 – 10, 11 – 12, 13 – 14, 15 – 16, 17 & OVER
BALL THROW   M/F 7 – 8, 9 – 10, 11 – 12
JAEVLIN    M/F 13 – 14, 15 – 16, 17 & OVER
TURBO JAVELIN   M/F 9 – 10, 11- 12
SHOT PUT    M/F 11 – 12, 13 – 14, 15 – 16, 17 & OVER
DISCUS    M/F 13 – 14, 15 – 16, 17 & OVER

RUNNING EVENTS  AGE GROUP  
100M /110M HURDLE  M/F 14 – 16, 17 – 19 & OVER
80M     M/F 7 – 8
100M     M/F 9- 10, 11 – 12, 13 – 14, 15-16, 17 & OVER
150M     M/F 7 – 8, 9 – 10
200M     M/F 11 – 12, 13 – 14, 15-16, 17 & OVER
400M     M/F 11 – 12, 13 – 14, 15 – 16, 17 & OVER
800M     M/F 11 – 12, 13 – 14, 15 -16, 17 & OVER
1500M     M/F 13 – 14, 15 – 16, 17 & OVER
3,000M    M/F 13 – 14, 15 – 17, 17 & OVER
4 X 400M    M/F OPEN
4 X 100M    M/F OPEN

Registration is open to ages 7 and above and forms can be obtained by contacting Sana Tugman at 924-1649, Coach Williams at 925-1943 or Coach Yen at 925-6917.  Completed forms may be returned to any of the above persons or to ivahart@ymail.com.  Registration closes on Tuesday, 12 March at 6:00pm. 

We are also appealing to officials to please make an effort to come out and assist with the various events in order for the meet to run smoothly.

The event starts at 6:00pm and continues Friday evening at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex.

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