MileStat.com Elite Track Classic

April 26, 2013 - April 27, 2013 @ Sports Backers Stadium in Richmond, VA

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5th annual MileStat.com Elite Track Classic
Friday & Saturday, April 26th & 27th, 2013
Sports Backers Stadium
Richmond, VA


2013 MileStat.com Elite Track Classic
Estimated & Tentative Time Schedule (Updated 4/23/213)


Note: We are operating on a rolling time schedule and will run as far ahead of schedule as possible. This schedule is only to be used as general guideline for athletes and coaches, who must be aware of how the meet is progressing along with events. Will adjust schedule based off actual final meet entries for 2013.

Friday, April 26th @ Sports Backers Stadium

Friday Field Events - Start at 4:30 PM

Athletes in each preliminary flight of the long jump, triple jump, shot put, and discus will be given three attempts. The top 9 overall from all flights will then advance onto the finals with 3 more attempts. Top 8 score and top 6 medal. All field events athletes in the long jump, triple jump, shot put, and discus will have their first legal mark measured. All remaining legal attempts must meet the below minimum marks in order to be measured.

4:30 PM Girls Long Jump
Minimum Mark - 14'0"
4:30 PM Boys Long Jump
Minimum Mark - 19'0"
4:30 PM Girls Shot Put
Mininum Mark - 27'0"
4:30 PM Girls High Jump
Starting Height - 4'4"
TBD Boys Shot Put*
Minimum Mark - 37'0"
TBD Boys High Jump*
Starting Height - 5'4"

* Starts soon after completion of other gender's completion of same event


Friday Running Events - Start at 5:00 pm

All races will be timed finals sections on time. Top 6 medal and top 8 score. Running events will go from slowest to fastest/worst to best with the exception of the 3200 meter races on Saturday morning which will begin with the seeded section of the girls followed by the seeded section of the boys then all of the unseeded sections of girls then all of the unseeded sections of boys.

5:00 PM Developmental Girls 1600 (4 Sections)
5:35 PM Developmental Boys 1600 (5 Sections)
6:15 PM Developmental Girls 200 (10 Sections)
6:35 PM Developmental Boys 200 (7 Sections)
6:55 PM Girls 4x800 Meter Relay (2 Sections)
7:25 PM Boys 4x800 Meter Relay (2 Sections)
7:50 PM Girls 4x100 Meter Relay (5 Sections)
8:10 PM Boys 4x100 Meter Relay (6 Sections)
8:30 PM Girls 4x400 Meter Relay (4 Sections)
8:55 PM Boys 4x400 Meter Relay (5 Sections)
9:25 PM Estimated Day 1 Finish

Saturday, April 27th @ Sports Backers Stadium

Saturday Field Events - Begin at 9:00 AM

9:00 AM Boys Pole Vault
Starting Height - 9'0"
9:00 AM Girls Triple Jump
Minimum Mark - 30'0"
9:00 AM Boys Triple Jump
Minimum Mark - 38'0"
9:00 PM Girls Discus
Minimum Mark - 75'0"
TBD Boys Discus*
Minimum Mark - 110'0"
TBD Girls Pole Vault*
Starting Height - 7'0"

* Starts soon after completion of other gender's completion of same event



Saturday Running Events - Begin at 8:30 AM

8:30 AM Seeded Girls 3200 Meter Run (1 Section)
8:43 AM Seeded Boys 3200 Meter Run (1 Section)
8:55 AM Unseeded Girls 3200 Meter Run (2 Sections)
9:25 AM Boys 3200 Meter Run (4 Sections)
10:15 AM Girls 100 Meter Hurdles (8 Sections)
10:35 AM Boys 110 Meter Hurdles (7 Sections)
10:55 AM Girls 100 Meter Dash (12 Sections)
11:20 AM Boys 100 Meter Dash (14 Sections)
11:50 AM Girls 1600 Meter Run (5 Sections)
12:30 PM Boys 1600 Meter Run (7 Sections)
1:15 PM Girls 400 Meter Dash (15 Sections)
2:00 PM Boys 400 Meter Dash (13 sections)
2:45 PM Girls 300 Meter Hurdles (9 Sections)
3:20 PM Boys 300 Meter Hurdles (10 Sections)
3:55 PM Girls 800 Meter Run (8 Sections)
4:30 PM Boys 800 Meter Run (8 Sections)
5:05 PM Girls 200 Meter Dash (13 Sections)
5:30 PM Boys 200 Meter Dash (15 Sections)
6:10 PM Team Awards (Top 3 Team Trophy Presentation)
6:15 PM Girls 2K Steeplechase (1 Section)
6:25 PM Boys 2K Steeplechase (2 Sections)
6:45 PM Estimated Meet Finish Time




Timing: All running events will have (F.A.T) Fully Automatic Timing and there will be wind gauge readings for the long jump, triple jump, 100/110H, 100m, and 200m events.

Sanction: Meet will be sanctioned by the state association VHSL as well as for border states North Carolina, Tennessee, and District of Columbia. Meet will not be sanctioned for Maryland public schools teams as we want to allow category 3 private schools from Virginia to compete in this meet. Maryland private schools can compete though.

Entry Limits: Teams can enter as many individuals in an event and "B" relay in an event as long as they have met the entry qualifying standards. See below standards.

All performances must be verified via the online entry system. If there is a performance not in the database contact meet management directly via email or phone to verify those performances with official results.

We want to run a meet which caters to each attending team's strength and depth. Example: If you have 6 girls who run under 6 minutes in the 1600, but most meets you are only allowed to put 2 or 3 of those girls in the 1600, we want to be the meet that you can get those 6 girls into the meet. That same team might have only one or no athletes who would be competitive in another event such as the hurdles, while another squad might have 6 hurdlers able to meet the standard, but few distance runners.

Event Max Capacity: Many events will fill to their max capacity of total entries allowed. We aim to be the largest high school outdoor T&F invitational in the state of Virginia, but we also do not want to run a marathon track meet on Saturday with a meet going from 8:30 AM to late night. We aim to have a finish time in around 7 PM due to expected growth from last year's meet, so that is why we have the max # of total entries per event to make the meet manageable. We will have an excellent timing crew, clerks, officials, and helpers to insure this meet is efficiently run. See max totals below.

Event Max Totals
Individual Running Events - 120 total entrants
Field Events - 60 total entrants (36 for pole vault)


Online Entry System: Meet entries will be done online through the MileSplit registration system. Coaches need to claim themselves as team admins on their team pages on the MileSplit network in order to have access to do their entries. All entries must be done online. No exceptions!


Entry System Overrides: If for some reason your athlete or relay's best performance is not generated the entry system's database, you can override and manual input their actual best performance. Individual athletes can be seeded based off their all-time best, while relays can only be seeded by their best performances from either the 2011 outdoor season or 2010-2011 indoor season. Please note the meet and date of the performance in the Note section next to your seed for verification purposes.

Entry Fee: $7 per athlete per individual event. $20 per relay. A max of $500 per school. Checks made payable to MileStat.com. Entry fees can be mailed to 2720 Stableside Ct. #306-11, Midlothian, VA 23113

We will run rain or shine. There will be no refunds.

Entry Deadline: Entries will close online at midnight on Monday, April 22nd.

Seeding: Seeding will be based on athlete's all-time best performances. Performances could come from meets held last year or this year's indoor season as well as the current outdoor season. Relay seeding will be based off this year's best time as 2012-2013 indoor times can be used for the 4x400 or 4x800.

Awards: Top 6 individuals in each event will receive awards. Members of the top 3 relays will receive awards. Top 3 teams will receive awards. There will be an awards tent for athletes and coaches to pick up their medals.

Discounted Entry Fee: We will be trying to assemble a great group of local certified officials for the event, but can always use more help from coaches to help run off a smooth meet. Inquire to meet management about helping out with the event and we can discount your team's entry fee as much as 50% off for working the meet.

Parking: There is a $3 parking fee each day for vehicles using the parking lots adjacent to the stadium. This is collected by the RMA who owns the parking lots and is shared with the Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball team. If you arrive early enough, you may be able to avoid paying for parking but this is no guarantee or will be providing any specific grace period of time which that may be happen since parking and the fees are not within our domain or control. Street parking is also available if you find it in nearby streets and roads.

Bus Parking: Buses will be instructed to park along the fence line in the green parking lot next to the stadium that runs along Hermitage Rd. There will be extra parking staff to direct buses to the proper locations to park, so make sure you park your buses exactly where they instruct you to. Street parking is also available if you find it in nearby streets and roads.

Admission Fee: There will be a $5 admission fee for all spectators for Friday's events and $5 admission fee for all spectators for Saturday's events. Children under 6 are free. Athletes will be given competitor #'s to wear as their passes to re-enter the stadium if leaving for warm-ups, etc. Spectators can only enter through the main entrance behind the homestretch stands and cannot enter through the gate specifically for athletes, coaches, and officials behind the 100 meter start area.

Packet Pick-up: Coaches can pick up packets at coaches/athlete pass gate entrance along the second turn on and behind the 100 meter start area on Saturday at Sports Backers Stadium.

Scratches: Scratches can be made throughout Saturday's events up until 1 1/2 hours before event scheduled to start. There will be a table with the performance list posted of entrants by event at the clerks tent, which is just beyond the starting line area for the 100 meter dash and 100/110 hurdles outside of the track fence. We will reseed based off of these scratches at this point to insure we have filled sections of events especially for lane races. If unable to make it in time for the scratch period, you will need to contact meet management with your scratches by Friday evening prior to the meet.

Lane Preference: For distance events with waterfall starts, we will seed best to worst from outside to inside lanes.

Heat/Flight Order: Running events and field event flights will go from slowest to fastest/worst to best with the exception of the 3200 meter races on Saturday morning which will begin with the seeded section of the girls followed by the seeded section of the boys then all of the unseeded sections of girls then all of the unseeded sections of boys.

Blocks in 400/300H: Blocks will only be allowed in the top 3 sections (top 24 seeds) of the boys and girls 400 meter dash and 300 meter hurdles. All other sections will compete without blocks.

Attempts in Field Events: Athletes in each preliminary flight of the long jump, triple jump, shot put, and discus will be given three attempts. The top 9 overall from all flights will then advance onto the finals with 3 more attempts. Top 8 score and top 6 medal.

Minimum Marks in Field Events: All field events athletes in the long jump, triple jump, shot put, and discus will have their first legal mark measured. All remaining legal attempts must meet the below minimum marks in order to be measured.

Girls Long Jump - 14'0"
Boys Long Jump - 19'0"
Girls Triple Jump - 30'0"
Boys Triple Jump - 38'0"
Girls Shot Put - 27'0"
Boys Shot Put - 37'0"
Girls Discus - 75'0"
Boys Discus - 110'0"

Starting Heights in Field Events:
Girls High Jump - 4'4"
Boys High Jump - 5'4"
Girls Pole Vault - 7'0"
Boys Pole Vault - 9'0"

Relay Cards: Relays will be required to turn in relay cards in correct order at check-in for their relay events. Relay cards will be in each team's packets.

Check-in Procedure: A two-step process. FIRST STEP -Athletes and coaches must first put a check by their name on the scratch table. Line through their name if scratching from event. If they do not put a check by their name or relay then they will be scratched from the event when the sheet is pulled 1 1/2 hours before the event is scheduled to start for reseeding.

Please do your check-in or scratches as soon as you can on meet day! Coaches if you have any late meet day scratches (EX: meet-day injury or decide to shut down athlete for day) Please visit the scratch table to strike out that athlete from their remaining events.

SECOND STEP - There will be a first call 30 minutes prior to the event and final call 15 minutes prior to the event, which athletes need to report for heat and lane assignment from the clerk as well as receive their hip numbers. HIP NUMBERS GO ON LEFT HIP!

At Sports Backers Stadium, the check-in area will be directly behind the 100 meter starting area outside of the track fence. No warm-ups will be allowed in the infield area of the facilities. Athletes not currently competing in a field event will disqualified if found in the infield area.

Infield Access: No coaches or athletes will be permitted on the infield area on Friday or Saturday at Sports Backers Stadium and will be grounds for disqualification. We will strictly enforce this on Saturday at Sports Backers Stadium as VCU wants to protect their grass infield area for other events. No electronic devices (cell phones, iPods, CD/MP players, etc) are allowed in the competition area. This rule is in place for your and others safety.

T-Shirts & Concession: Both T-shirts and concession stand vendors will be on-site to sell meet apparel and food.

Directions to Sports Backers Stadium:

ARRIVING FROM I-95 HEADING SOUTH AND I-64 HEADING EAST
1.Take Exit #78
2.Make a right onto the Boulevard
3..The Sports Backers Stadium entrance is on the left just after the stop light and the entrance to the Diamond. Sports Backers Stadium is 100 yards straight ahead.

ARRIVING FROM I-95 HEADING NORTH AND I-64 HEADING WEST
1.Take Exit #78 and make a left at the bottom of the exit ramp.
2.Take a right at the first traffic light onto Robin Hood Road
3.Take a left at the next traffic light onto the Boulevard
4. The Sports Backers Stadium entrance is on the left just after the stop light and the entrance to the Diamond. Sports Backers Stadium is 100 yards straight ahead.


Meet Standards

Each team is allowed one relay and one individual entry as long as they have met the single entry qualifying standards. Teams can enter as many individuals in an event and "B" relay as long as they have met the qualifying standards. See below standards.

Girls 4x800 Meter Relay - 11:45.00

Boys 4x800 Meter Relay - 9:15.00

Girls 4x100 Meter Relay - 57.00

Boys 4x100 Meter Relay - 48.00

Girls 4x400 Meter Relay - 4:40.00

Boys 4x400 Meter Relay - 3:50.00

Girls 100 Meter Dash - 14.24

Boys 100 Meter Dash - 12.24

Girls 200 Meter Dash - 29.50

Boys 200 Meter Dash - 25.00

Girls 400 Meter Dash - 1:09.00

Boys 400 Meter Dash - 56.00

Girls 800 Meter Run - 2:45.00

Boys 800 Meter Run - 2:15.00

Girls 1600 Meter Run - 6:15.00

Boys 1600 Meter Run - 5:05.00

Girls 3200 Meter Run - 14:00.00

Boys 3200 Meter Run - 11:30.00

Girls 100 Meter Hurdles - 20.94

Boys 110 Meter Hurdles - 19.84

Girls 300 Meter Hurdles - 59.14

Boys 300 Meter Hurdles - 49.14

Girls Pole Vault - 8'0"

Boys Pole Vault - 10'0"

Girls High Jump - 4'6"

Boys High Jump - 5'6"

Girls Long Jump - 14'0"

Boys Long Jump - 19'0"

Girls Triple Jump - 30'0"

Boys Triple Jump - 38'0"

Girls Shot Put - 27'0"

Boys Shot Put - 37'0"

Girls Discus - 75'0"

Boys Discus - 110'0"


*DEVELOPMENTAL 1600/200* - On Friday prior to the relays, we will be running a developmental division 1600 and 200 meter races which are geared for any athletes who were unable to meet the qualifying standards for Saturday's races as well as 8th and 9th graders on your team. You can enter 8th and 9th graders who are faster than the regular meet standards in the developmental race (8th graders cannot compete in the varsity events on Saturday), but no 10th through 12th place graders should be entered in the developmental divisions who are faster than the times below.

Boys 1600 - No 10th-12th graders faster than 4:50
Girls 1600 - No 10th-12th graders faster than 5:55
Boys 200 - No 10-12th graders faster than 24.00
Girls 200 - No 10th-12th graders faster than 28.50


Past Meet Results & Coverage

2012 Meet Results & Coverage
2011 Meet Results & Coverage
2010 Meet Results & Coverage
2009 Meet Results & Coverage

Meet Records & All-Time Performance Lists

Boys

100m Dash - Hunter Furr (Mount Tabor NC) 10.77 - 2009
200m Dash - Demitri Knowles (Liberty Christian) 21.77 - 2010
400m Dash - Marques Atkinson (Atlee) 48.70 - 2011
800m Run - Devin Lacks (Varina) 1:55.69 - 2009
1600m Run - Ryan Kuhns (Riverbend) 4:16.88 - 2001
3200m Run - Brayden Burleigh (Midlothian) 9:15.11 - 2010
110m Hurdles - Daniel McFadden (Heritage-NN) 14.16 - 2011
300m Hurdles - Devin Brewer (Potomac) 38.76 - 2011
2000m Steeplechase - Andrew Catanese (Atlee) 6:28.72 - 2010
4x100m Relay - Highland Springs 42.36 - 2012
4x400m Relay - Varina 3:21.94 - 2009
4x800m Relay - Atlee 7:47.63 - 2011
Pole Vault - Matthew Armentrout (Deep Run) 15-0 - 2009
High Jump - Justin Hunter (Ocean Lakes) 6-8 - 2010
Long Jump - Kenny Scott (Appomattox County) 23-8.75 - 2009
Triple Jump - Justin Hunter (Ocean Lakes) 46-5 - 2010
Shot Put - Sulaiman Fareed (Highland Springs) 58-4 - 2010
Discus - Taylor Frenia (Kempsville) 170-6 - 2012

Girls

100m Dash - Torie Cunningham (Meadowbrook) 11.95 - 2011
200m Dash - Tanisha Greene (Landstown) 24.78 - 2012
400m Dash - Marlena Wesh (Landstown) 53.74 - 2009
800m Run - Kimberley Ficenec (Mountain View) 2:13.94 - 2001
1600m Run - Megan Moye (Cosby) 4:51.50 - 2012
3200m Run - Courtney Dobbs (Deep Run) 10:40.95 - 2010
100m Hurdles - Montasia Golden (Lee-Davis) 14.36 - 2011
300m Hurdles - Alea Stevens (Armstrong) 44.92 - 2012
2000m Steeplechase - Anne Menefee (Mills Godwin) 7:27.33 - 2011
4x100m Relay - Meadowbrook 47.95 - 2009
4x400m Relay - Armstrong 3:58.91 - 2012
4x800m Relay - Cosby 9:20.31 - 2011
Pole Vault - Lizzie Powell (Patrick Henry) 12-6 - 2010
High Jump - Erin Edmond (Riverbend) 5-7.25 - 2011
Long Jump - Nikki Nunn (Manchester) 18-10.75 - 2010
Triple Jump - Amira Idris (C.D. Hylton) 39-1.50 - 2011
Shot Put - Galissia Gause (Battlefield) 42-3.75 - 2012
Discus - Christianna Moss (Patrick Henry) 131-1 - 2009

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