David Cannon Memorial Polar Bear Invitational 2018

Falls Church, VA

Meet Information

David Cannon Memorial Polar Bear Invitational

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

George C. Marshall High School

Falls Church, VA

This will be F.A.T. VHSL Sanction. Top 3 Individuals and Top 3 Relays.

Coaches Meeting: 9:00am

School Attending: Battlefield, Dominion, Hayfield, Madison, Langley, Oakton, South Lakes, Edison, Marshall

No bib numbers - I will have a copy of the entries - have the kids look up their section and lane before going to get their hip numbers.  Results will be posted by the concession stands.

General Admission: $5.00. Concession is open. T-shirts will be on sale $15.00. Temporary bathrooms will be available and the building will be open at Door #5. There will be no access to the Locker rooms. 

Field Events

Chris Gates (Class of 1980)                               - Long Jump

Dale Wallace (Class of 1978)                            - High Jump

Melanie Burgess (Class of 1996)                       - Triple Jump

Joe Swarm (Class of 1991)                                - Shot Put

Field Events begin at 9:30AM - Boy's LJ (2 Flights), Girl's TJ, Girl's Shot Put (2 Flights), Girl's HJ

Followed by 11:30AM - Girl's LJ (2 Flights), Boy's TJ, Boy's Shot Put (2 Flights), Boy's HJ

*Each Flights will have 45 minutes open pit.

*Starting Height - Girl's HJ - 4ft 2in & Boy's 5ft 2in

Running Events: ALL FINALS

10:00am Running Events - Rolling Schedule Girls followed by Boys

Dave Watt (Class of 1972)                                - 4x800m Relay

Dusty Kuzma (Class of 1976)                            - 55HH

Kim Alcorn (Class of 1985)                              - 55m Dash

John Herborts (Class of 1966)                           - 1600m

Brittany Johnson (Class of 2010)                       - 4x200m Relay

Jacqueline Hargrove (Class of 2007)                  - 500m Dash

John Gross (Class of 1984)                                - 1000m Run

John Lee (Class of 1984)                                   - 300mDash

Mackenzie Haight (Class of 2015)                     - 3200m Run

Elizabeth Johnston (Class of 1994)                    - 4x400m Relay

*Only top 3 flights of 55m (Boy's & Girl's) will have blocks

*Only Top 3 sections in 300m (Boy's & Girl's) will be in lanes

*The 4x200m will run waterfalls start.

*Section 5 of the Boy's 1600m will be moved to section 4.

*I would like to cut the Boy's 3200m into one section - so let us know during the meet if you have scratches.

*We will need coaches to count laps for the 3200m especially the girls.


This meet is in honor of David Cannon. Class of 1974. Varsity for all 12 Track & Field and Cross-Country seasons between 1970-74. 12-Time District, 8-Time Region, 3-Time State Medalist (including State Runner-Up), 2-Time State Team Champion and All-Met in Cross-Country. Still holds GCM 2-mile record. Ran at James Madison University, now a USATF Masters Champion. CEO of Activated Content in Bellingham, Washington, and is training for age group World Indoor mile record. David passed away October 24th, 2016 of Cancer of my Pancreas.