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Harry Jerome Track Classic

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We received the following from the Harry Jerome Track Classic and want to share it with everyone that is involved in Track and Field in various clubs in and around the area. 

For additional information please feel free to contact Doug to register and/or volunteer at this prestigious event.

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The Harry Jerome International Track Classic is Canada’s longest-running track and field event. 

In its 37-year history, world and Olympic champions, world record holders, Canadian stars and young hopefuls have thrilled spectators, achieved personal bests and, thanks to the vision and dedication of the Achilles International Track and Field Society, continued in their quest to become Faster, Higher and Stronger.

The Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic is hosted by the Achilles International Track & Field Society, a non-profit society registered in British Columbia. 

Net proceeds from this event support track and field competition in BC.

MEN’S EVENTS

100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 110m hurdles, high jump, long jump, javelin, shot put, *hammer, Junior Development 4x100m, Special Olympics 100m, Para Athletics events

WOMEN’S EVENTS

100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m Steeplechase,100m hurdles, high jump, long jump, javelin, *hammer, Junior development 4x100m, Special Olympics 100m, Para Athletics events

Separate High School Sections 100m, 400m, 800m, 4×100 and 4x400m

Important Note:

Organizers reserve the right to modify the event list.

*hammer competition on Friday, May 29 site to be determined

World Championship/Olympic Games athletes may have entry fee waived by

contacting Marek Jedrzejek:  marekwjedrzejek@gmail.com

Entry Fees: $30 per person per event; $60 per relay team for all events

Entries open March 1, 2020 and close midnight May 20, 2020.  

All participants in the meet must hold a 2020 BC Athletics or equivalent membership in order to take part in the meet. More BC Athletics information at: http://www.bcathletics.org/main/index.htm

Eligible memberships are:

  • 2020 Competitive BC Athletics membership
  • 2020 Competitive membership with another province or IAAF Federation
  • 2020 Team Roster membership with a 2020 BC Athletics affiliated Post-Secondary Club
  • 2019/2020 BC Athletics School Club (Elementary through High School) membership

Elementary through High School aged athletes who are not with a 2019/2020 BC Athletics School Club are permitted to take out a $3.00 Day of Event membership in order to participate in the meet.  

Note: Day of Event memberships are not permitted for any other age group.