Eastern Relays

April 27, 2012 - April 28, 2012 @ University of Louisville in Louisville, KY

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KYtrackXC.com Top 12 of 2012 Below is the Top 12 Moments/Races of 2012. This past year was quite arguably the greatest year in XC/Track history for the state...
KYtrackXC.com Top 12 of 2012 Below is the Top 12 Moments/Races of 2012. This past year was quite arguably the greatest year in XC/Track history for the state...
Video recap of the Eastern Relays held last Friday and Saturday.
Joseph Kirtner, a senior at Winfield High School, placed seventh in the High School Boys 1600 Meter Run in a time of 4:14.12 at the Eastern Relays on April 28, 2012 at...
Starting tonight the best in Kentucky along with many top runners from the surrounding states will collide at the University of Louisville for the Eastern Relays.
First Performance List for the Eastern Relays being held this Friday and Saturday at the University of Louisville.

Additional Information

Coaches, I am proud to invite you to the 27th annual Eastern Relays Track meet. The Eastern Relays draws strong teams and individuals from KY, IN, OH, TN, WV, and IL. I invite you to consider bringing your best to the University of Louisville Cardinal Park for a great meet.

If you plan to attend please send an email to michael.horan@jefferson.kyschools.us so that we can include you in future correspondence. See last year's results ( http://ky.milesplit.com/meets/83056/results/156589 ).

Please note the full meet information to understand all meet instructions. This is a large meet and it is important that all teams, coaches, and athletes understand procedures so that it will go smoothly.

2012 Early Commitments ranked among returners
•Brannon Kidder 4:06 US#3 1600/1:51 US#5 800 and Eli Schmelzer PV 14'6 of Lancaster (OH)
•Tretez Kinnaird 1:50 US #3 800/4:20 KY #2 1600 and Patrick Gregory 4:20 KY #3 of Butler
•Foot Locker Finalist Jacob Thomson 4:17 KY #1 1600/9:15 KY #1 3200 of Lou. Holy Cross
•Ronnie Baker 47.24 US #9 400/10.57 US #37 100/21.85 KY #2 200 of Ballard
•James Quick 21.45 US #36 200/10.86 KY #3 100 of Trinity
•Brock Baker of Oakland (TN) defending Eastern Relays 1600m/3200m champ, US #38 3200
•Danielle Pfeifer 2:10 US #14 800m/ 4:59 OH #5 1600m of McAuley (OH)
•D'Monami Gardner 46'8.75 US #11 Shot of Withrow (OH)
•Donovan Halsel 6'10 US #8 HJ
•Dupont Manual's XC State Champ Cassidy Hale 11:02 KY #1 3200/ 5:09 KY #2 1600. Her teammates Kristen Hale, 5:10 KY #3 1600/11:14 KY#2 3200 and Sarah Barker 2:20 KY #2 800
Highlights from the 2011 Eastern Relays:
•Emma Brink highlighted the girls distance races running 4:54 & 11:00 to win the 1600m and 3200m races. She led Danielle Pfeifer under 5:00 and a total of 7 ladies at 5:20 or faster. The 3200m saw a tight race with 3 girls from 11:00 to 11:03 and 7 at 11:30 or faster.
•Sophomore Brock Baker of Oakland (TN) was the men's distance king winning the 1600m and 3200m. The deep 3200m field ran 9:25, 9:28 at the front with 9 men under 10 minutes. The boys 1600m saw 10 under 4:30 with the leaders battling to a 4:18 photo finish between Baker and Jacob Thomson (2 of the nation's best sophomores).
•Skyler Willis of Withrow (OH) ran 56.13 for 400m to lead 3 under 1:00 and 7 under 1:01 including 4 freshmen. Skyler also leaped to victory in the HJ at 5'6 leading 5 over 5'.
•In the throws, Male's Reddrick Blakemore led 6 men to 150'+ in the discus with his toss of 172'05
•On the HJ apron 2 men cleared 6'6 with junior Donovan Halsel edging fellow junior Tyler Bray on misses. Nine men cleared 6 feet.
•McAuley's 12:20 DMR was one of the nation's best, also leading Manual's ladies under 12:30.
•There were so many great performances, so check out the results to see more.

2012 Meet Schedule
Friday
6:00 pm All events are on a rolling schedule
800m Sprint Medley Relay (100-100-200-400),
Open 1600m (non-scoring, no awards)
1600m Sprint Relay (200-200-400-800),
Open 100m (non-scoring, no awards)
4000m Distance Medley Relay (1200-400-800-1600)
3200m *note this is a change from the originally published schedule
**Other special events may be added Friday at meet management's discretion.

There are no limits on entry for Friday's Open events (100m, 1600m), just please be reasonable.

Saturday
9:00 am Coaches Meeting
9:30 am Field Events begin (rolling schedule)
Pole Vault, Long Jump, Discus (girls first followed by boys)
High Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put (boys first followed by girls)
10:00 am Running Events begin (rolling schedule)
4x800m relay, 100/110m hurdles, 100m dash, 4x200m relay, 1600m run, 4x100m relay, 400m dash, 300m hurdles, 800m run, 200m dash, 2000m Steeplechase*, 4x400m relay

Events at DuPont Manual- Non-scoring, no awards, hand-timed
Manual's track is one city block from Cardinal Park and they have volunteered to include non-scoring, no award events for athletes who did not qualify for the invitational portion of the meet. All races at Manual will be on a fixed time schedule so athletes and coaches at UofL can plan accordingly. The events are 3200m, 400m, and 800m. The schedule will be communicated before the meet. These events, along with Friday's open events will provide an opportunity for non-qualifiers, relay legs, etc. to be a part of the meet.

Track Events: All track events are timed finals.

Field Events: Shot put, discus, long jump, and triple jump will be contested with 3 jumps/throws, with the top 9 athletes advancing to finals. During the preliminary round, all marks will be measured in the first round. During the second and third rounds only marks that exceed the entry standard will be measured. All marks will be measured in the final.

For the High Jump and Pole Vault the starting height will begin at the entry standard.

Entry Fees
Make all checks payable to Eastern High School
Early Entry Fee (must be at Eastern by April 1st). $85 per boys' team entered, $85 per girls' team entered
Early Individual Entry Fee (must be at Eastern by April 1st). $15 per individual

Entry Fee (deadline for payment is April 20th). $100 per boys' team entered, $100 per girls' team entered
Individual Entry Fee (deadline for payment is April 20th). $20 per individual
There will be no refunds after payments are made. Consider the entry guidelines before entry.
Any teams not paid in full and entered by April 23rd will pay a $25 late fee.

Mail Checks by Monday April 23rd (no race day payment):
Mike Horan-Eastern Relays
12400 Old Shelbyville Rd
Louisville, KY 40243
Awards
Awards for First, Second, and Third Overall Team. Awards for the top 8 finishers in each individual event.
Awards for the top 3 relays in each relay event. Scoring: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 for all events

Entry Standards
All entries must be submitted electronically. Details about entries will be sent out at a later date,

Teams may enter all athletes who meet the entry marks, and all may score. Entry times should be based on current season performance, not lifetime best or predicted marks.

Only athletes who have achieved the entry standard in 2012 should be entered; those not meeting the mark will not be allowed to compete (if there is an unusual exception for a highly qualified individual please communicate in advance). Friday's events are open to all performers, no qualifying standards. All teams may enter each relay event.

Girls 100h   19.00
100m  13.50 300h   54.50
200m  28.25 HJ       4-08.00
400m  1:06 LJ       14-00.00
800m  2:34 TJ       29-00.00
1600m  5:45 Shot Put  27-00.00
3200m  13:10 Discus   85-00
PV 7-00

Boys 110h   18.50
100m  11.60 300h   46.00
200m  24.25 HJ      5-08.00
400m  54.00 LJ      19-00.00
800m  2:05 TJ      38-00.00
1600m  4:48 Shot Put  39-00.00
3200m  10:30 Discus    110-00
PV 10-00

Note that none of the events on Friday night (except the 3200m) have an entry standard, and each team is allowed to enter a relay in every relay event.

An athlete may compete in a maximum of 4 events total between Friday and Saturday.

Entry deadline
Entries should be received by Monday April 23, 2012. Any entries received after the deadline will be charged an additional $25 fee. All athletes are assigned a unique competitor number. There will be a $5 fee for athletes that are not included in the entries that need to be assigned a competitor number on meet day.

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