A series of seven all-comer youth track meets will be held across Oregon this summer through a partnership of the Oregon Sports Authority and TrackTown USA.
Top finishers will advance to the Run TrackTown Youth League Championship meet on July 26 at Hayward Field, as part of the final weekend of festivities surrounding the IAAF World Junior Track & Field Championships in Eugene.
Run TrackTown Youth League meets are free of charge and open to third through eighth grade boys and girls of all experience levels. Meets will take place between June 25 and July 15 in the cities of Bend, Coos Bay, Corvallis, Eugene, Hermiston, Medford and Portland. Events to be contested are the 100m, 400m, 1,500m, long jump and turbojav.
Go to rttyl.youthrunner.com to register for any of the all-comers meets. The Portland area all-comers meet will be held at Grant High School on Tuesday, July 15.
The Run TrackTown Youth League is a partnership of the Oregon Sports Authority and TrackTown USA, intended to encourage Oregons youth to become healthy and active members of the community, inspire them to have Olympic-sized dreams and further Oregons position as the spiritual home for track and field in this country, according to a press release.