Eastern Shore Senior Games

 

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Eastern Shore Senior Games

TRACK & FIELD

Running Events

  • 100, 200, 400, and 800 Meters

Throwing Events

  • Discuss, Javelin, Shot Put

Jumping Events

  • Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Running Long Jump

Walking Events

  • One-Mile Precision Walk

ENTRY REGULATIONS

The Local Organizing Committee shall provide certified implements for all events and age groups. In addition, athletes shall be permitted to use their own implements, provided they have been certified by the Track & Field Committee. Athletes who wish to use their own implements shall agree to all certification procedures including but not limited to marking, impounding, etc. Athletes must provide their own vaulting poles.

FORMAT

  • For field events, if there are more than 12 athletes in any age division, a qualifying round may be held.
  • For track events, the number of heats will be determined based on the number of entries.
  • The 1500-meters will be a timed final event.
  • Medals will be awarded from 1st to 3rd place within each age bracket.
  • The order of competition is determined by the field judge.
  • Competition by age group will be combined when necessary.
  • The wearing of all-weather spikes is optional, but may not exceed 1/4 inch.
  • High jump will be based on three misses at the highest point.
  • All track events are by time trials.
  • Start-up blocks are available for competitors in the 100, 200, and 400 meter races. Athletes should not plan to use start-up blocks without prior training. Race officials have the right to determine an athlete's capability for safe block use.
  • Race Walk Format:  The one mile precision and recreational walk are conducted entirely on the track.
  • The precision walk is raced against an estimated time.  Participants predict time to walk one mile.  No watches are allowed on the track in the precision walk.

SPORT RULES

  • This meet will be conducted in accordance with USA Track & Field rules, except as modified herein.
  • Following are the weights of the various implements (subject to change) to be used for each gender and age division:
     

Age Division

Discus

Javelin

Shotput

M50-54

1.5kg

700g

6kg

M55-59

1.5kg

700g

6kg

M60-64

1.0kg

600g

5kg

M65-69

1.0kg

600g

5kg

M70-74

1.0kg

500g

4kg

M75-79

1.0kg

500g

4kg

M80+

1.0kg

400g

4kg

W50-54

1.0kg

500g

3kg

W55-59

1.0kg

500g

3kg

W60+

1.0kg

400g

3kg

  • The competitors must not wear clothing that could impede the view of the judges.