On you marks...get ready for the 2012 Seattle Parks and Recreation Masters Track and Field Meet
Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting a Masters Track and Field Meet next month as well as an eight-week course to get you in competition shape.
The Meet is for adults 30 and older. It will include the 100M, 200M, 400M, 4 x 400M relays, 5,000M run, pole vault, long jump, shot put and more.
The event was popular last year and attracted more than 150 participants.
Seattle Parks is offering an eight-week Countdown to the Meet training program in which will help improve fitness, form, speed and endurance in once-a-week, one-hour sessions.
Participants can expect a warm-up, pre and post stretching, striding, jogging and running at a level based on fitness level. Trainings are conducted at West Seattle Stadium on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
The training program costs $49.99 for eight weeks and proceeds from the training sessions support Seattle Parks Youth Track Programs.
The Masters Track and Field Meet will take place on Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at West Seattle Stadium, 4432 35th Ave. SW.
The cost is only $5 per event and you can participate in as many events as you wish. Registration will take place at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event.
To help with registration, field events and race timing contact Antoinette Daniel, Adult Recreation Program Coordinator, at 206-684-7092, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.