Track & Field |
March 15, 2013
Meet Information Heat Sheet
CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati track and field team opens the 2013 outdoor campaign Saturday as they host the Early Bird Relays at Gettler Stadium.
Admission to the meet is $5 for adults, $3 for youth ages 3-12 (youth under age 3 are free), and $1each for groups of 10 or more. UC students are admitted free with their University ID. Concessions and restrooms are available inside the stadium and a shuttle to and from Coy Field will be available for fans.
The meet commences with the men’s hammer throw at 9 a.m. at Coy Field. The women’s hammer throw (11 a.m.) as well as the men’s and women’s javelin events (1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., respectively) will also take place at Coy Field.
Events at Gettler Stadium also begin at 9 a.m. with the women’s discus throw. Activities continue with the men’s and women’s long jump at 10 a.m., followed by the men’s pole vault and women’s high jump at 11 a.m. and men’s discus at 11:30 a.m.
The noonday hour begins with the men’s 3,000 meter steeplechase and is followed by the women’s 5,000 meter run at 12:13 p.m. and the women’s and men’s 4x100 relay at 12:38 and 12:42, respectively. The field events continue at 12:30 p.m. with the men’s and women’s triple jump and the women’s shot put at 1:30 p.m. The throws conclude with the men’s shot put at 3:15 p.m.
The Early Bird track events continue throughout the afternoon and the meet concludes with the 4x400 relays with the women’s race beginning at 4:24 p.m. and the men’s race at 4:35 p.m.
The men’s team has taken home the meet title the last two years, while the women placed first last year. Scoring in the Early Bird Relays differs from other events. In order to earn first-place points, a team has to have the best combined time or mark from two of its own athletes. The next team with the best combined time or mark earns second-place points through the eight scored places.
Updated meet results will available at http://www.gobearcats.com/livestats/c-track/EarlyBird.htm.