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Gainesville Free Track Meet Series - Summer 2014

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Update 7/2/2014: The information below has been up dated with the latest info provided and includes minor schedule changes for the July 3 meet

The Gainesville, Florida track community is offering a series of Free Summer Track Meets at Fred Cone Park. I have attended the first two meets. It has been a lot of fun with plenty of different ages and performance levels. It is great seeing the kids out there. The electronic timing is appreciated. Thank you Gaine sville and everyone involved who have put in the hard work to make this event happen.

Come on out and have fun under the lights!

When: Thursday nights on June 5th, June 19th, July 3rd, and July 17th

Location: Fred Cone Park - East Unive rsity Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641 (Google Map)

The MS Word document provided by Coach Larry Holsey for the July 3 m eet is available here: https://db.tt/lAoKjhRF

I have reproduced the content and schedule below for convenience (as in, I'm not official, I am just sharing the info rmation I have been given)...


  • No registration required, just show up at the starting line and run.
  • Electronic Timing by Half Mile Timing.
  • Participation Ribbons given to kids at the end of meet
  • Concession Available

The meet follows a rolling schedule (one event immediately after the other) with the following event start time estimates:

Running Events
6:40pm200 meter hurdles All Ages
6:45pm50 metersAll Ages
7:00pm 800 meters All Ages
7:10pm 40 Yard Dash All Ages
7:30pm 300 meters All Ages
7:45pm Community Walk 10-minute community walk
8:00pm 4x100m Fun Relays Parents / Coaches / Kids / All Ages
8:20pm 1500 meters 8 and up
8:30pm 100 meters All Ages Competition - Bring it on
8:50pm 200 meters All Ages
9:00pm 3000 meters All Ages
Field Events
6:30pm Long Jump 8 and Up (Two Jumps)
6:30pm Shot Put All Ages (Bring your own implement)

For More Information and Sponsorship Help:

Larry Holsey, 352-281-2630
The Gainesville Striders Track Club


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