2018 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic
Jun
25
to Jun 26

2018 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic

35th Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic featuring Canada vs China Team Sprint Challenge

Tuesday, June 26 & Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Location: Swangard Stadium, Burnaby BC

Gates Open: 5:30pm Events start 6:30

On June 26 & 27, The International Sprint Teams of China and Canada will compete for the Pacific World Cup Team Challenge in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 4x100m relay and 4x400m for men and women. Other track and field events will be contested alongside of the China Canada Team Sprint Challenge

Negotiations are underway with Canada’s Olympic dynamic medal-winning sprinter, Andre de Grasse to compete at The Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic. China will be led by their fastest athletes. This event is highly appropriate as 2018 is the official year of China Canada Tourism.

Andre De Grasse reached world prominence at the Rio Summer Olympics where he engaged in some thrilling matchups with multiple-time gold medalist Usain Bolt of Jamaica. De Grasse won a silver medal in the 200-metres and bronze in both the 100 and 400-metre relays in Rio. 

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.

MEET INFORMATION

CHINA VS CANADA TEAM SPRINT CHALLENGE

100m, 200m, 400m, 4x100m, and 4x400m

HARRY JEROME TRACK CLASSIC EVENTS

MEN’S EVENTS

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

WOMEN'S EVENTS

100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 100m hurdles, pole vault, high jump, long jump, javelin, mile race walk mixed, Junior development 4x100m, special Olympics 100m, Para Athletics events

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

Preliminary program for the combined Jerome Classic and China vs Canada Team Sprint Challenge

1. Tuesday June 26 Evening at Swangard Stadium

1.1 First portion: Harry Jerome Track Classic: 110m Hurdles-Men, 200m Men+Women, 400m Men+Women, 800m Men+Women, 1500m race walk mixed, 3000m-Men, High Jump-Men, Pole Vault–Men, Long Jump-Women, Javelin-Women followed by 

1.2   China Canada Team Sprint Challenge 100m, Men+Women-4x400m relay

2 .Wednesday June 27 at Swangard Stadium

2.1 First portion: Harry Jerome Track Classic: 100m Men+Women, 400m Men+Women, 800m Men+Women, 1500m Men+Women, 100m Hurdles Women, Long Jump Men, Pole Vault–women, men, High Jump Women, Javelin Men followed by

2.2 China Canada Team Sprint Challenge 200m Men+Women, 400m Men+Women, 4x100m Men+Women

ATHLETE ACCREDITATION

Athletes will receive their meet packages at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown (Meet Central) or at the Swangard Stadium in Burnaby. This year, athletes will be supplied with one bib with their names and are asked to attach these to the front of their singlets. The exception will be the pole vault where bib can be used on back. 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 Hilton Vancouver Metrotown to Swangard Stadium

The best way to get to Swangard Stadium is via the official bus provided from the meet hotel in Burnaby.

SHUTTLE BUS SCHEDULE

Tuesday June 26 and Wednesday, June 27 – Bus Shuttle to/from Hilton Vancouver Metrotown

·      3:30 pm, 5:00 pm & 6:00 pm: depart hotel for Swangard Stadium

·      8:45 pm & 9:45 pm: depart stadium for hotel. Will arrange to have small school bus available for athletes in Doping Control. 

Swangard Stadium is located near the Patterson Station on the Canada Line. The closest station to the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown is the Metrotown station.

Travel time from Metrotown station on the Canada Line to the Patterson station on the Evergreen Line is approximately 5 minutes via SkyTrain plus an 800m walk to Swangard Stadium.

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Will be available at both the Hilton Vancouver Metrotownand Swangard Stadium. Schedules will be posted at the Meet Central room.

PRIZING

Planning on distribution 40k is on going but may be limited to dual meet.

TECHNICAL MEETING

Monday, June 25 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Hilton Vancouver Metrotown (Meet Center)

ACCOMODATION

Hilton Vancouver Metrotown

6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby, BC V5H 2W7

Booking here

 http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/british-columbia/hilton-vancouver-metrotown-YVRVMHF/about/amenities.html

Map here

http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/british-columbia/hilton-vancouver-metrotown-YVRVMHF/maps-directions/index.html

THE HOTEL OFFERS

The closest major airports to Hilton Vancouver Metrotown are:
Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.) - 13.1 km / 8.2 mi 

·       *** All athletes competing at the Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic – 

·       please take Sky train from the airport to the meet hotel. 

·       Meet organizers do not provide airport pick up. Travel time is predicted to 56 minutes

 Translink Information        https://www.translink.ca/Schedules-and-Maps.aspx

Important Information : 

This hotel has a 24-hour fitness center with a treadmill, stairclimber, exercise bike, rowing machine, and free weights. 

The hotel is one block from Central Park, a 217-acre green space with tall trees, hiking and biking trails’

Hotel information

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking.

MEET RECORDS AND RESULTS FROM PAST YEARS

Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic Meet Records

2017 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic Results

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009

2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

 

        

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Feb
3
9:45 AM09:45

2018 Harry Jerome Indoor Games presented by TELUS

Final Start List and Schedule of Events will be available Thursday, February 1st, 2018.

On Feb 3rd, 2018 it's the 2018 edition of the Harry Jerome Indoor Games presented by TELUS.  The Indoor Games is an exciting event held each year that provides an opportunity for track athletes of all ages to participate.

Co-sponsors: The Richmond Kajaks Track and Field Club Achilles International Track & Field Society

This is the eighth year that this event offers the opportunity to compete on the indoor track and field complex at the Richmond Olympic Oval. The facility accommodates a level, 5-level, 200 metre oval running track plus room for shot put and high jump. In addition, a separate 100m straightaway offers a safe, 5-lane environment for up to 60m sprints and 60m hurdles events.

NOTE: The Richmond Oval parking spaces can be limited. Please allow additional time to secure parking.

MEET INFORMATION, SCHEDULES AND START LISTS

Go to trackie.com for meet registration

JD (Born 2009-2008-2007-2006-2005), Midget (Born 2004-2003), Youth (Born 2002-2001), Masters & Open Divisions (Men & Women).

Meet records and results from Previous Years

Harry Jerome Indoor Meet Records

Results from Previous Years

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

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2017 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic
Jun
28
5:30 PM17:30

2017 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic

Date: June 28, 2017

Gates Open: 5:30pm

Location: Percy Perry Stadium, Coquitlam, BC

On June 28, Canada’s Olympic dynamic medal-winning sprinter, Andre de Grasse, will be returning to compete at The Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic.

Andre De Grasse used last year’s Jerome meet as a tune-up for the Rio Summer Olympics where he engaged in some thrilling matchups with multiple-time gold medalist Usain Bolt of Jamaica. De Grasse won a silver medal in the 200-metres and bronze in both the 100 and 400-metre relays in Rio. 

The Harry Jerome International Track Classic is Canada's longest running track and field event. In its 33-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.

 

Women's Events

Men's Events

  • 100m
  • High Jump
  • 100m Hurdles
  • Long Jump
  • 200m
  • Javelin
  • 400m
  • 800m
  • 1500m
  • Junior Development 4x100m relay
  • Special Olympics 100m
  • 100m 
  • High Jump
  • 200m
  • Long Jump
  • 400m
  • 800m
  • 1500
  • Mile Race Walk
  • Junior Development 4x100m relay
  • Special Olympics 100m
  • Para Athletics Wheelchair 100m
     

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

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Feb
4
9:45 AM09:45

2017 Harry Jerome Indoor Games presented by TELUS

On Feb 4th, 2017 it's the 2017 edition of the Harry Jerome Indoor Games presented by TELUS.  The Indoor Games is an exciting event held each year that provides an opportunity for track athletes of all ages to participate.

MEET INFORMATION, SCHEDULES AND START LISTS

NOTE: The Richmond Oval parking spaces can be limited. Please allow additional time to secure parking.

 

Go to trackie.com for meet registration

Start Lists:

First edition will be available at 2:00PM Monday January 30.

Final start list and schedule will be posted Wednesday Feb 1

Paperless Program will be posted after 2:00PM on Monday January 30.

Stay tuned. The most up to date information will be posted to this location.

Meet records and results from Previous Years

Harry Jerome Indoor Meet Records

Results from Previous Years

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

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2016 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic
Jun
17
6:00 PM18:00

2016 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic

2016 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic

The Road to Rio

The Harry Jerome International Track Classic is held annually in honour of Harry Jerome, whose talent and tenacity on and off the track inspired a generation of Canadians to “never give up” in their own endeavours. His legacy of athletic excellence and commitment to youth and sport remain pillars of motivation and inspiration today

2016 is a very special year as track and field athletes prepare for the Rio 2016 Olympic games. They are on the Road to Rio and we look forward to giving them a great send off!

The event, is internationally recognized and provides an opportunity for Canada's elite athletes to compete against the best in the world, on their home turf. This year It is the first stop on the National Track League series.

 


Meet Information

A record crowd!

The 2016 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic was a huge success! The stands were filled for a great evening of competition.  We thank you for the support and we hope to see you in 2017.

Information for Athletes and Coaches

Click above for additional Information: accreditation, technical meeting, ground transportation scheduled and more.

Download information for athletes and coaches here.

Information for the Media

Additional information for members of the media: including Accreditation, Media Conference and Day of the Meet information available here.

Meet Records and Results from Past Years

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009

2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

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The 2016 Province Percy Williams Indoor Games
Mar
12
11:30 AM11:30

The 2016 Province Percy Williams Indoor Games

 Percy Williams

Percy Williams

New for this year it's the inaugural edition of The Province Percy Williams Indoor Games. The event features a new format, an evolution from the Gran Forza V team event, that creates a wider opportunity for high school teams as well as open, masters and junior development athletes to compete on the indoor track and field complex at the Richmond Olympic Oval.  The facility accommodates a level, 5-lane, 200 metre oval running track plus room for shot put and high jump.  In addition, a separate 100m straightaway offers a safe, 5-lane environment for up to 60m sprint and 60m hurdles events.

EVENTS

OPEN & MASTERS DIVISIONS ~MEN & WOMEN

60m, 200,400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m 60m hurdles 4x200m relay, High Jump Shot Put

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR (GRADES 10-12)

60m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m 60m hurdles 4x200m relay, High Jump Shot Put

HIGH SCHOOL JUVENILES (GRADES 8-9)

60m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m 60m hurdles 4x200m relay, High Jump Shot Put

JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT (BORN 2007-2006-2005-2004-2003

60m - 600m - 4X200m Mixed Relay (2G/2B – JD only)


Meet Information, Schedules and Start Lists

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Entries must be entered on trackie.com starting Wednesday February 10. Deadline for entry requests and entry fee is midnight Friday, March 4.

Final Start List and Schedule.

Paperless Program with Schedule and detailed Start list.

Parking Options Map

Site Map


Results

Results information with event summary, outstanding performances and detailed results.

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2016 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Indoor Games
Feb
6
9:45 AM09:45

2016 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Indoor Games

On Feb 6th, 2016 it's the 2016 edition of the Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Indoor Games.  The Indoor Games is an exciting event held each year that provides an opportunity for track athletes of all ages to participate.

This is the sixth year that this event offers the opportunity to compete on the indoor track and field complex at the Richmond Olympic Oval.  The facility accommodates:

  • a level, 5-lane 200 meter oval running track.
  • shot put and high jump.
  • a separate 100m straightaway that offers a safe, 5-lane environment for up to 60m sprint and hurdles events.

Meet Information, Schedules and Start Lists

Go to trackie.com for meet registration

Paperless Program with final start list and schedule.

Stay tuned. The most up to date information will be posted to this location.

Results

Congratulations Athletes!  Results from the 2016 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Indoor Games are available here.

Results from Previous Years

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

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Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic
Jun
8
6:30 PM18:30

Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic

2015 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic

The Road to the Pan Am Games

The Harry Jerome International Track Classic is held annually in honour of Harry Jerome, whose talent and tenacity on and off the track inspired a generation of Canadians to “never give up” in their own endeavours. His legacy of athletic excellence and commitment to youth and sport remain pillars of motivation and inspiration today

The event, is an internationally recognized and provides an opportunity for Canada's elite athletes to compete against the best in the world, on their home turf.  It is the third stop on the National Track League series.

The 2015 edition of the Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic is scheduled for June 8th at the Swangard Stadium.  This year we expect fierce competition since the event will be one of the final performance opportunities for athletes to qualify for the 2015 Pan-Am Games.


Meet Information

Results

Videos of the events are available at Athletics Canada TV feed.

Information for Athletes and Coaches

Click above for additional Information: accreditation, technical meeting, ground transportation scheduled and more.

Download information here

Information for the Media

Additional information for members of the media: including Accreditation, Media Conference and Day of the Meet information available here.

Meet Records and Results from Past Years

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009

2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

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2015 The Province Harry Jerome Gran Forza V
Apr
11
10:00 AM10:00

2015 The Province Harry Jerome Gran Forza V

The Province Gran Forza V presented by Telus is BC’s premiere high school indoor track event.  It attracts over 50 teams from throughout BC with more than 300 participants. This event provides an opportunity for our future track stars to shine.

The event is comprised of four divisions: Juvenile Girls, Juvenile Boys, Senior Girls and Senior Boys.  In each division school teams of 4 or 5 athletes compete in individual events plus a relay that test strength, speed and endurance. Each team can enter one athlete per event and each team member can participate in one individual event plus the relay.  The team with the most points, based on international scoring tables, wins.

This year's Gran Forza V will be held on April 11th.  This will be the fifth annual opportunity to participate at the now world famous Richmond Olympic Oval on the uniquely developed Track Zone’s 200m oval running track.


Results from previous years

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

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Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Indoor Games
Feb
7
10:00 AM10:00

Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Indoor Games

The Harry Jerome Indoor Games is held each year, to provide an opportunity for track athletes of all ages to participate.

2015 is the fifth year for this event that offers the opportunity to compete on the indoor track and field complex at the Richmond Olympic Oval.  The facility accommodates:

  • level 5-lane 200 meter oval
  • running track
  • shot put
  • high jump
  • pole vault (new this year!).

Entries must be entered on trackie.com before midnight Friday January 30, 2015

Paperless Program (available after 2:00PM Monday, February 2)

Final Schedule

Performance List

Complete Results

Results from Previous Years

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

 
 
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