2019 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic

36th Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic

Thursday, June 20

Location: Swangard Stadium, Burnaby BC

Gates Open: 5:00pm Events start 6:00pm

The Harry Jerome International Track Classic is Canada's longest-running track and field event. In its 35-year history, world and Olympic champions, world record holders, Canadian stars and young hopefuls have thrilled spectators, achieved personal bests and, thanks to the vision and dedication of the Achilles International Track and Field Society, continued in their quest to become Faster, Higher and Stronger.

The Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic is hosted by the Achilles International Track & Field Society, a non-profit society registered in British Columbia. Net proceeds from this event support track and field competition in BC.

MEN’S EVENTS

100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 110m hurdles, high jump, long jump, javelin, Junior Development 4x100m, Special Olympics 100m, Para Athletics events

WOMEN'S EVENTS

100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m Steeplechase,100m hurdles, high jump, long jump, javelin, Junior development 4x100m, Special Olympics 100m, Para Athletics events

Important Note: (Organizers reserve the right to modify the event list.)

Entry contact Marek Jedrzejek:  marekwjedrzejek@gmail.com

RESULTS FROM 2018 Jerome Classic HERE

https://www.runnerspace.com/gprofile.php?mgroup_id=47401&mgroup_event_id=959&year=2018&do=news&news_id=537840

PRIZING: To be determined by IAAF world ranking of entries in each event

TECHNICAL MEETING  

Wednesday, June 19: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Richmond Meet Hotel (Meet Central)

Richmond, BC

Meet Mgt Committee; Invitations Chair; Announcing; NACAC/IAAF Rep; Coaches;

Refreshment served from 5:30pm

Draft of SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

2019 Harry Jerome International - as of June 18th, 2019 subject to revision

17:00 Implement weigh-ins | Implémenter des pesées

18:05 Meet Start | Commence

18:05 Javelin | Javelot                        Men | Hommes           The Vancouver Sun

18:08 High Jump | Saut en Hauteur          Women | Femmes      KISS RADIO

18:10 1500m National                           Women | Femmes       BC Athletics

18:15 Long Jump | Saut en Longueur       Men | Hommes           Fairmont Pacific Rim

18:18 1500m National                               Men | Hommes           Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

18:27       800m National                                 Women | Femmes      Farabloc

18:33 800m National                                 Men | Hommes          AM1320

18:40 4x100m Relay | Relais                    Girls 2008 & younger | Filles 2008 & moins             Jack FM 96.9

18:43 Shot Put | Lancer du Poids             Para Men | Hommes   NEWS 1130

18:45 4x100m Relay | Relais                     Boys 2008 & younger | Garcons 2008 & moins       The Press Room

18:50 4x100m Relay | Relais                     Girls 2006 & younger | Filles 2006 & moins             Breakfast Television City

18:55 4x100m Relay | Relais                     Boys 2006 & younger | Garcons 2006 & moins       Sportsnet 650

19:02 3000m                                         Men | Hommes            Athletics Canada

19:15 Opening Ceremonies | Ceremonies d'Ouverture

19:45 High Jump | Saut en Hauteur           Men | Hommes            Jack FM 96.9

19:46 100m Special Olympics | Olympiques Spéciaux                   Women | Femmes       OMNI

19:47       Javelin | Javelot                                 Women | Femmes       Kettle Valley Wines

19:50 100m Special Olympics | Olympiques Spéciaux                    Men | Hommes            Victory

19:54 100m Para                                          W & M | F & H             BC Athletics

20:00 200m                                           Women | Femmes       The Press Room

20:04 200m                                           Men | Hommes            Fairmont Pacific Rim

20:10 1500m                                                Women | Femmes       NEWS 1130

20:15 Long Jump | Saut en Longueur          Women | Femmes       Farabloc

20:18 1500m                                            Men | Hommes           AM1320

20:25 400                                                      Women | Femmes      BC Sports Hall of Fame

20:29 400m                                            Men | Hommes          Mahony & Sons

20:37 100mH                                            Women | Femmes     Government of BC

20:43 110mH                                             Men | Hommes          Breakfast Television City

20:49 3000m SC                                     Women | Femmes    OMNI

21:02 800m                                             Men | Hommes         Sportsnet 650

21:07 800m                                             Women | Femmes    Athletics Canada

21:14 100m                                             Women | Femmes     Victory

21:18 100m                                             Men | Hommes          The Vancouver Sun

21:22 Meet Close

MEET HOTEL:  

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel,

7551 Westminster Highway,

Richmond, BC V6X 1A3

Phone +1 604-273-7878

Reservation https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yvrvs-sheraton-vancouver-airport-hotel/?scid=bb1a189a-fec3-4d19-a255-54ba596febe2

Map here https://www.google.com/maps/place/Sheraton+Vancouver+Airport+Hotel/@49.1706742,-123.1444377,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x54860accf4ff91a5:0x490b7f4e91d53016!8m2!3d49.1706707!4d-123.142249

THE HOTEL OFFERS shuttle service from Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Airport shuttle service, scheduled, complimentary 24 Hours, 7 days a week

Shuttle Phone: +1 604 2737878

Dates: June 18th to June 20th 2019

Contact: Dennis Hoy - Phone: 604-764-2033

Meet hotel is located near Richmond Centre Mall

Complimentary shuttle service to and from Vancouver International Airport and the hotel

Hotel is the official meet hotel, meet central, athlete massage and technical meeting

Wrap Party: Ballroom: Thursday, June 20 – entry by ticket – Open for refreshments and dinner at 10:00 pm to 12:00 midnight

Friday, June 21 Scheduled Hotel Courtesy Shuttle to/from Vancouver Airport

MEET CENTRAL

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Contact: Vincent Doyle

Phone: 778-889-2910

E-mail: Vincent@cheekyz.com

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday June 18: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm (Meet Central room)

Wednesday, June 19: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm (Meet Central room)

Thursday, June 20: 9:30 am to 12:00 noon (Meet Central room)

4:30 pm onward (On-site at Stadium*)

Meet Central Additional Details:

Athlete Massage: Wednesday, June 19: 6:00 pm – _10:00 pm

(Sign-up available at Meet Central Hotel)

Athlete Package: Available for pick up during Meet Central hours or at track

(Athlete access and bib pickup, Stadium - North West Gate)

Internet access at Meet Central

Other: Transportation, Technical Meeting, wrap party, other meets, etc.,

Wrap Party: Ballroom: Wednesday, June 20 – entry by ticket – Open for refreshments and dinner at 10:00 pm to 12:00 midnight  

Thursday, June 21: Scheduled Hotel Courtesy Shuttle to/from Vancouver Airport

NEW – Athletes will wear Front and Back Bibs

ATHLETE ACCREDITATION

Athletes will receive their meet packages at the Meet Central or at the Swangard Stadium in Burnaby. This year, athletes will be supplied with two bibs with their names and are asked to attach these to the front and back of their singlets. The exception will be the high jump. where bib can be used on front. Hip numbers will be assigned and distributed at the line start of each track event and must be affixed to both right and left sides of all athletes.

WARM-UP AREA

Runners can use Central Park trails and stadium back stretch of track to warm-up prior to their event. After marshalling athletes, will be escorted onto the track and allowed to set their blocks and to do a quick stride. For field event athletes there will be official warm-ups prior to the competition.

MARSHALLING AND ATHLETE CONTROL CENTRE

Marshalling will take place at the start location for each event 20 to 30 minutes before the posted start time.  Runners can use Central Park trails and back stretch of the track to warm up prior to their event. Once marshalling for an event is complete track athletes will be allowed to set their blocks and to do a quick stride – for field event athletes, there will be official warm ups prior to the start of the competition. Athletes will be required to assemble for the official introductions prior to the start of the event.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION FROM Meet Central TO SWANGARD STADIUM

BUS SCHEDULE

Thursday, June 20th– Bus Shuttle to/from Swangard Stadium

4:30 pm & 5:30 pm & 6:30 pm: depart Richmond hotel for Burnaby stadium

Buses are 56 capacity

8:45 pm & 9:45 pm: depart from stadium for Richmond hotel

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Will be available at both the Meet Central and  Swangard Stadium. Schedules will be posted at the Meet Central room.

MEET RECORDS

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