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

Schedule of Events | Le Programme

 

18:05 Meet Start | Début de la Rencontre

 

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

18:08 KISS RADIO High Jump | Saut en HauteurWomen/Femmes

18:10 BC Athletics 1500m National Women/Femmes

18:15 Fairmont Pacific Rim Long Jump | Saut enLongueur Men/Hommes

18:18 Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel 1500mNational Men/Hommes

18:27 Farabloc 800m National Women/Femmes

18:33 AM1320 800m National Men/Hommes

18:40 Jack FM 96.9 4x100m Relay | Relais Girls/Filles2008 & younger

18:43 NEWS 1130 Shot Put Paralympic | Lancerdu Poids Paralympique

18:45 The Press Room 4x100m Relay | RelaisBoys/Garcons 2008 & younger

18:50 Breakfast Television City 4 X 100mRelay | Relais Girls/Filles 2006 & younger

18:55 Sportsnet 650 4 X 100m Relay | RelaisBoys/Garcons 2006 & younger

19:02 Athletics Canada 3000m Men/Hommes

 

19:15 Opening Ceremonies |Ceremonies d’Ouverture

 

19:45 Jack FM 96.9 High Jump | Saut enHauteur Men/Hommes

19:46 OMNI 100m Special Olympics | OlympiquesSpéciaux Women/Femmes

19:47 Kettle Valley Winery Javelin | JavelotWomen/Femmes

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

19:54 BC Athletics 100m Paralympic |Paralympique W/F & M/H

20:00 The Press Room 200m Women/Femmes

20:04 Fairmont Pacific Rim 200m Men/Hommes

20:10 NEWS 1130 1500m Women/Femmes

20:15 Farabloc Long Jump | Saut en LongueurWomen/Femmes

20:18 AM1320 1500m Men/Hommes

20:25 BC Sports Hall of Fame 400m Women/Femmes

20:29 Mahony & Sons 400m Men/Hommes

20:37 Government of BC 100m Hurdles | Haies Women/Femmes

20:43 Breakfast Television City 110m Hurdles| Haies Men/Hommes

20:49 OMNI 3000m Steeplechase | Steeple Women/Femmes

21:02 Sportsnet 650 800m Men/Hommes

21:07 Athletics Canada 800m Women/Femmes

21:14 Victory 100m Women/Femmes

21:18 The Vancouver Sun 100m Men/Hommes

 

21:22 Meet Close | Fermeture de la Rencontre

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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