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Record Year for the 2016 East Coast Track & Field Invitational

Thank you to all those who attended this years meet. The 5th annual promised to be the best one yet, and it delivered. Meet records fell, and there were a number of national level performances.  The meet kicked off Friday night with the Championship Shuttle Hurdles. The boys from Uniondale NY shattered the meet record in a US#1 30.87!  Sara Edwards, Bellingham MA, won the girls mile in a US#4 4:54.62!  May Stern, Classical RI, won the girls 400m in 56.63, a US#16 performance. Who says you can’t run fast on a flat track? The boys and girls championship weight throw finals were a battle featuring numerous individuals ranked in the top 10 US rankings. Bobby Colantonio Barrington RI won the boys with a US leading 79′-5″, and Jill Shippee Shenendehowa NY, won the girls 53′-10″ A big thank you to all the teams who continue to come back year after year. You’ve help grow this meet into a highly competitive event.

 

2016 Meet Results

2016 Masters & Open Throws Results

 

The 6th annual East Coast Track & Field Invitational 2017 will be held January 17th & 18th at the Providence Career and Technical Academy in Providence.

It is the goal of the RITCA to bring you a high-quality, well run, enjoyable meet. We kick off the meet Friday night with some great relay events: Sprint Medley, Distance Medley and Shuttle Hurdles, with B and C teams accepted.  Saturday provides a full schedule of events both on the track and in the field.  The meet has continued to grow every year, establishing what is now a highly competitive regional meet.

 

CHAMPIONSHIP SHUTTLE HURDLE RELAY

For the first time in 2016 we ran the Shuttle Hurdle Relay in a championship format. We will continue in 2017 to run a Trial round qualifying the fastest teams to a Final.  All rounds FAT

East Coast Track and Field Invitational

The event serves as a major fundraiser for the Rhode Island Track and Field Coaches Association (RITCA) and is open to NFHS Schools on the East Coast (Sanctioned in: RI, MA, CT, ME, NH, NJ, NY, VT, PA, NC, SC, GA, DE). The meet features the 400, 800 and mile runs, giving area athletes an opportunity to run these distances indoors

***Youth Mile, Open Mile, Open Throwing Events*** Once again we will have an open youth mile for boys and girls in grades 6-8 beginning at 8:30 am Saturday morning. Youth Open Mile

We will also continue with Open throwing events on Friday night and an Open Mile at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. Throwing events includes Weight, Superweight and Shot for both men and women.

Entries in the Open Throwing events and Open Mile will be accepted until 45 minutes before the event.

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