2012 Seattle Parks and Recreation Masters Track and Field Meet and eight-week training opportunity

Meet is June 2, at West Seattle Stadium

press release
Attention all adult track and field enthusiasts! Grab your track shoes and stretch out your hamstrings! The Masters Track and Field Meet will take place on Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at West Seattle Stadium, 4432 35th Ave. SW.

The Meet is for adults 30 and older. It will include the 100M, 200M, 400M, 4 x 400M relays, 5,000M run, pole vault, long jump, shot put and much, much more! Last year’s event attracted more than 150 participants.

The cost is only $5 per event and you can participate in as many events as your heart desires. Registration will take place at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event.

Want to participate but haven’t run in a while? Seattle Parks is also offering a Countdown to the Meet in Eight Weeks Training. The eight weeks of one-hour training sessions will help improve fitness, form, speed and endurance. Participants can expect a warm-up, pre and post stretching, striding, jogging and running at a level based on fitness level. Trainings are conducted at West Seattle Stadium, a safe and convenient place to run.

Training Details
Dates: April 4 – May 24, 2012
Cost: Eight weeks for $49.99
Days: Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. OR Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
Location: West Seattle Stadium. Proceeds from the training sessions support Seattle Parks Youth Track Programs.

For those who don’t like running or field events, but love people and would like to volunteer, this event is for you. Volunteers are needed for registration, field events and race timing.

For more information, please call Antoinette Daniel, Adult Recreation Program Coordinator, at 206-684-7092, or email her at antoinette.daniel@seattle.gov.

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