Thursday, 25 May 2017
New Balance Series #1
￼NEW BALANCE TRACK MEET #1 This track and field meet took place in Calgary on May 20th. It is the first meet in a 3 part series of mini-meets for athletes who are 14 years old or older. The competition is divided into 2 age groups. Midgets, who are 14 & 15 years old and Open age for those who are 16 years old or older. The athletes accumulate points for their performances over the 3 meet series and prizes are awarded at the end for the top scorers and best performances in each of the age groups. Passtrak had 2 athletes attend this first meet, one in each age group. Paige Richards had 2 events in the Midget girls category. She placed 9th in the 100 metres in 13.94 seconds. In the 80 metre hurdles she placed 5th in 14.54 seconds. Ethan Richards was in the Open category. He earned a 3rd place finish running the 200 metres in 24.07 seconds. He then tossed the javelin 28.70 metres for a first place finish.