Calvin Set to Host Calvin Spring Thing Track and Field Invitational Thursday

Calvin Set to Host Calvin Spring Thing Track and Field Invitational Thursday

Calvin will host the 2021 Spring Thing Track and Field Invitational on Thursday. Field events will begin at 3 p.m. with running events to follow at 4:30 p.m.

Only spectators of current Calvin student-athletes are permitted to spectate at the meet and must be pre-registered to attend. 

Thursday, April 8

Location: Calvin University, 3201 Burton Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Facility: Zuidema Field;

Track is 8 lanes. Discus, Hammer cage, Shot Put and Javelin 50 meters away from the track. Synthetic runway for javelin and Pole Vault runway is able to switch directions if needed.

Entries: Entries will be done on Direct Athletics. Performances from March 1, 2019 until entry deadline will be accepted. Speculative performances may be used with solid rationale.

Entry Deadline: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 12 o'clock midnight Entry Fee: $20.00/entry until team cap of $200.00 is reached. Scoring: Non-scoring meet Lockers: Not available.

Trainers: Will be located at the South end of the track facility. Spikes: Pyramid spikes with a maximum of ¼" protruding from shoe is allowed.

Results: Will be posted at:

Heat Sheets: Calvin Spring Thing Invitational Heat Sheets

Weights and Measures: This will be done, either at the throws area, or in the north end oof the indoor track facility.

Parking: Busses and vans will park in lot 7 near the outdoor track and field facility. Calvin University COVID-19 Protocol: Masks will be worn by all unless actively warming up or competing.

CALVIN UNIVERSITY Spring Thing Thursday, April 8

Schedule Field Events

2:00-3:00 PM Weights and Measures for throwing implements

3:00 PM Women's Discus Throw (Men's Discus Throw 30 min. after Women's Discus)

Men's Javelin (Women's Javelin 30 min. after Men's Javelin)

Women's Pole Vault (Men's Pole Vault 30 min. after the Women's Pole Vault)

Men's Shot Put (Women's Shot Put will begin 30 min. after Women's Discus)

Track Events:

Women will begin all track events.

4:30 PM 800 Meters
4:45 PM 1,500 Meters
5:00 PM
3,000 Meter Steeplechase -Break[1]
6:00 PM 4x800 Relay
8:00 PM
5,000 Meters
9:00 PM 10,000 Meters

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