Thank you for your interest in the first annual Grassroots Relays! The meet to be hosted by Grassroots Running Club on Saturday May 15, 2021 beginning at 5:30pm. Athletes will compete in divisions of 5th/4th grade, and 3rd grade & under.
Meet Location: Transylvania University Athletics Complex, 555 West 4th St, Lexington, KY 40508
Admission: Adults & students 13 & over- $5, 12&under- Free. Meet t-shirts may also be available.
Entry Fees: may be paid in advance or on meet day. Boys- $100 per team, $10/each for individual runners or teams with less than 5 runners. Girls- $100 per team, $10/each for individual runners or teams with less than 5 runners. Meet is available to school teams and unattached athletes.
Payment may be mailed to (make all checks out to Grassroots Running Club):
Attn: Coach Lindsey Roberts, 3121 Althorp Way, Lexington, KY 40509
Entry Deadline: All entries due by midnight on Wednesday 5/12/2021. Please submit all entries via Milesplit by the entry cutoff. No entry changes will be accepted after this time. If you are not sure if a runner will participate or not, go ahead and enter them into the events they could potentially be in. Addition of runners will not be accepted on meet day, but minimal adjustment of already entered runners will be permitted if necessary. There is a 4 event max/athlete including relays. Please only enter runners in the age division that they belong in (do not enter younger runners into the older age division).
Order of Events (youngest to oldest girls then boys): top 2 individuals/1 relay team score per division
4x800 (2 divisions, 1 section)
Shot Put (6lb for all)- Boys then Girls
Turbo Jav (300gm)- Girls then Boys
Long Jump- open pit Girls/Boys
Divisions: 5th/4th grade, 3rd grade & under
Awards: Awards will be dependent on the number of teams & runners that participate, but in the past we have done medals for first place, ribbons down to 6th place. High point individuals will be recognized for girls & boys in each division. Trophies for 1st place team in each division, and 1st and 2nd place overall team trophy for girls & boys.
COVID: We will be limiting the number of entries of each team to help limit overall attendance at the meet. Teams/coaches are asked to set up on the infield of the track, with only coaches and a limited number of volunteers with the team. Spectators and non-coaches are asked to remain in the bleachers, and are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and set up away from the stands to help promote social distancing. Masks are required for entry into the meet, and should be worn at all times when social distancing is not possible.
Questions: Contact Coach Lindsey Roberts for entry password or with any questions- (859) 494-4745, firstname.lastname@example.org
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