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More good news, track fans!
The Desert Dream Last Hurrah Invitational, a high school meet created in part due to the cancellations enveloping the spring track and field season, will take place from June 11-13 at Poston Butte High School in Arizona.
MileSplit will LIVE stream the running events Friday through Saturday and will provide coverage of the meet throughout.
Expected athletes include:
- Jonas Price, Eisenhower Senior (WA) High School (800, 1600)
- Rheinhardt Harrison, Ponte Vedra Nease (FL) High School (800, 1600, 3200)
- Camille Peisner, Valor Christian (CO) High School, 200m, 400m
- Hana Hall, Flagstaff (AZ) High School, 800, 1600, 3200m
- Lexy Halladay, Mountain View (ID) High School, 1600m
- Mia Barnett, Crescenta Valley (CA) High School, 1600m
- Riley Stewart, Cherry Creek (CO) High School, 1600m
- Lauren Ping, Desert Vista (AZ) High School, 1600m, 3200m
- Grace Ping, Desert Vista (AZ) High School, 1600m, 3200m
- Paige Sommers, Westlake (CA) High School, pole vault
In one of the meet's premier event, a total of 11 girls enter the 1,600m with seed times under 5 minutes. More athletes are expected to register before next week and a total of nearly 500 are expected for the event.
Meet organizers have taken necessary precautions to make sure the event runs smoothly and safely. Health Information is below:
For Health concerns the following MUST be abided by all participants and spectators: That athletes will only come through one gate.
- Athletes will have to wear a mask at all times that they are not competing.
- Athletes will be allowed one adult to accompany them into the stadium.
- Adults will have to wear a mask at all times.
- Those in attendance will be asked to social distance themselves.
- Temperatures will be taken before entrance.
- Each participant will need a parent permission slip. (will be created later)
- Athletes will be competing as unattached.
- Athletes are encouraged to leave after their event is done.
- No throwing implements will be provided by CHS or the meet.
- Throwing implements, if shared will need to be wiped clean.
- There will be no bull pen.
- Lane assignments will be online at www.wingfootfinish.com.
- Results will be live and located on wingfootfinish.
- Anyone who has been ill or possibly in contact with anyone with Covid-19 will be asked NOT to attend the meet.
Schedule of Events:
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- Javelin and Hammer Throw. (Those throwing Hammer must have had experience with this event)
Friday: Running event times TBD -- Field events 6:00 p.m.
- Running: High Hurdles-100 Meter Dash-1600 Meter Run (1500 Open)-200 Meter Dash.
- Field: Triple Jump, Boys Shot Put, Girls High Jump, Girls Discus, Boys Pole Vault
Saturday: Running event times 7:00 p.m. -- Field events 6:00 p.m. TBD
- Running: 800 Meter Run-300 Hurdles-400 Meter Dash-3200 Meter Run (3000 Open)-4x400 Relay.
- Field: Long Jump, Boys Discus, Girls Pole Vault, Girls Shot Put, Boys High Jump.