Archive for April 1st, 2018

Oak Park with Morton, Tuesday, April 3, 2018

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Teams: Oak Park River Forest (host), Fenwick, Morton

Meet has been cancelled.

Plan on cold and damp/rainy weather.  Wear plenty of gear: tights, uniform, sweat pants and top, uniform jacket and pants, windbreaker, coat, hat, gloves, rain suit or poncho or umbrella, and whatever else you need to stay warm.  Bring extra socks and keep them dry.  Bring a towel.  

An old blanket is a great thing to have on cold meet days.  You can easily stay wrapped in it until start time and then quickly get wrapped back up in it after your race.

Check out long jump world record holder Bob Beamon (29’ 2.5”—an Olympic record that still stands) and Ralph Boston at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City:


The wind is cold at Concordia after 4pm.  If you aren’t over-dressed, you will be miserable.

Field events: LJ, TJ, HJ, PV, shot, and discus

Running events:

1) 4 x 800m relay

2) 4 x 100m relay

3) 3200m run

4) 110m high hurdles

5) 100m dash

6) 800m run

7) 4 x 200m relay

8) 400m dash

9) 300m intermediate hurdles

10) 1600m run

11) 200m dash

12) 4 x 400m relay