JV info, and Thank You!

The meet at GHS this coming Thursday, April 4th has been cancelled. Unfortunately, there will be no more chances to race for athletes NOT going to districts.

This also means that junior varsity athlete have met their requirements and can choose to stop training if they wish, although all are welcome to continue training with varsity.

We want to commend everyone for making the commitment to participate and thank you for your efforts. We hope that it has been a rewarding experience. We also want to thank the parents for supporting your son or daughter as well as the program. Information on the end of the season banquet in May will be forthcoming.

Track and Field Practice Schedule – Week of April 1st, 2019

Practice info for the week of April 1st is as follows:

9:00am – Distance runners, every day
3:00pm – Sprinters, every day (and for those not able to attend in morning)

The 9am and 3pm group should meet @ Buchholz HS and then the coach will determine the practice location from there.

The practice on Thursday at GHS may be canceled, stay tuned.

We realize that it is spring break and many of you will be out of town. For those in the top four in their event and entered in the District meet on 4/9. WE CAN’T STRESS ENOUGH HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO TRAIN THIS WEEK REGARDLESS OF WHERE YOU ARE! We can’t afford to let up at this important part of the season.

Athletes and the 2019 Florida Relays

Athletes competing in the Florida Relays need to be at the front gate of the UF
track no later than one hour and fifteen minutes before your event to pick up
your bib, which is your ticket in. Athletes are required to check in one hour before their event. Come dressed to race. Backpacks are searched at the gate.

To those not racing, we highly recommend coming to watch the meet and cheer on your teammates. The Florida Relays is the biggest track meet in the southeast with incredible high school, college and pro athletes competing.

Parking is tough, so plan ahead, Call the coaches and we will meet you at the gate.

Lehning 386-546-9661, Maren 352-284-2623, Seymore 305-528-0137

View the 2019 Florida Relays Schedule of events for the meet on March 29th and March 30th.

2019 Gainesville Hurricane Last Chance Mini Meet, April 4th, 2019

Date: April 4, 2019
Location: Gainesville High School
Admission: $5

3:30 PM: Coaches meeting
4:00 PM: Field Events (4 x 800 Meter Relay)
Long Jump – Girls followed by Boys
High Jump – Boys followed by Girls
Shot Put – Girls followed by Boys
Three Jumps and Throws per athlete

6:00 PM: Running finals
100/110 Hurdles 100 Meters 1600 meters
300 Hurdles 3200 Meters 200 Meters
4 x 400 Relay

Coach Rod McNealy: mcnealrj@gm.sbac.edu (352)278-3070