Saturday, August 24, 2013

American Fork Grass Relays Information

Next Saturday, August 31st, we are hosting the 18th Annual Grass Relays at American Fork. Below is the schedule. Girls need to be at AFHS at 7:15 AM, Boys at 7:30 AM. If you do not have racing spikes yet, Don Bentley from Fleet Feet Sports will be selling them (first come first serve) at the meet. He has a deal on spikes for $35, or spikes and trainers for $100.

Parents if you would like to help in the Concession Stand, with Registration, or with the Finish Chute/Results Boards, please contact Parent Booster president Jill Bardin at 369-7813.

To be eligible to race, athletes need to have all their paperwork (Physical, Tryout Checklist, and Concussion Paper) handed in and their Activity Fee paid. They must also have been regular attendees at practice.

Race Schedule:
7:30 AM - USATF Jr. Olympics race (1 mile) for 9 yrs. to 8th grade. Coach Phil Olsen of Provo HS is putting this race on.
8:00 AM - Girls Frosh/Soph JV
8:25 AM - Boys Frosh/Soph JV
8:40 AM - Girls Jr/Sr JV
9:00 AM - Boys Jr/Sr JV
9:15 AM - Girls Varsity Relay
10:35 AM - Boys Varsity Relay
11:45 AM - Varsity Awards

The athletes in each race should warm up together. After each race, they must do their cooldown run together before leaving. The boys should stay to dismantle the course and take the hay back to Hoggard's Farm. We are usually done by 1:30 PM.

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