Archive for February 2nd, 2016

Information for our first meet this Saturday, February 6

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Our first meet will be this Saturday, February 6, at Thornwood High School (see map below).

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016

All athletes should report to Fenwick at 7:15 am.  

Lineups will be posted on the lineups page by Thursday evening.  If you need a password for the lineups and results pages, please contact coach McKinley.  

Teams competing (tentative): Thornwood, Waubonsie Valley, Fenwick, Lane Tech, Kankakee

Levels of competition: Varsity, Frosh/Soph

Timing:  FAT (provided by Fenwick)

The meet will be held in the Thornwood Fieldhouse.  NO SPIKES ALLOWED ON THIS TRACK.

Track is 160 yards–11 laps to the mile.

Three entries per event.  One relay team per school.  

Field events begin at 9:00am

Running events begin at 10:00 am.

Order of Running events:

A.  4 x 880y relay (each runner runs 5.5 laps)

B.  2 mile run (22 laps)

C. 60 y high hurdles

D. 50 y dash

E. 600 y run (3.75 laps)

F. 880y run (5.5 laps)

G. 4 x 220y relay (Each runner runs 1 and 1/3 laps)

H. 440 y dash (2.75 laps)

I.  300y dash (1 and 7/8 laps)

J. Mile run (11 laps)

K. 4 x 440 y relay (2 and 3/4 laps)

 

This meet should last until about 2pm.  The possibility always exists that the meet could run longer because of unforeseen circumstances.   Please bring comfort items such as: A) high energy, low fat, easily digested food,  B) plenty of liquids (sports drinks are recommended),  C) a pillow and blanket,  D) homework

How to get there:  From Fenwick, take the Eisenhower east to the Dan Ryan.  Go south to the Bishop Ford (90) and then to exit 73A, which is 159th Street. Go west on 159th Street to Park Avenue (passing Cottage Grove, which is a major intersection).  Turn left on Park Avenue and proceed South for over a mile until you get to the school on your left.  The parking lot is south of the school building and field house.  

 

Address: 17101 S Park Avenue, South Holland, Illinois 60473

 

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The Uniform Store is Open Again–until February 21

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Please click on the link above or use the following address:

http://www.dickpondathletics.com/team-web-stores-fenwick

 

The store will remain open until February 21st.  This will be the last day that you can order a uniform for the 2016 season.