Athletes to participate in summer track


Local youngsters of all age groups will have the opportunity to sharpen their track skills and compete in the ‘Clash at Trinity’ youth track and field meet, which will take place at Mustang Stadium on July 6.

The event will encompass both running and field events and has been broken down into groups from ages five to 18. Double age divisions, meaning groups based on two age groups, will compete based on their ages as of Dec. 31, 2019.

The sections are broken down as follows: Primary (ages five and six), Super Primary (ages seven and eight), Bantam (ages nine and 10), Midget (ages 11 and 12), Youth (ages 13 and 14), Intermediate (ages 15 and 16) and Young Men/Women (ages 17 and 18).

The following running events will be included in the ‘Clash at Trinity River’: 3000 M (11 and up), 110 M Hurdles (15-18 Men 39”), 100 M Hurdles (13 and 14 Girls 30”/Boys 33”/15-18 Women 33”), 80 M Hurdles (11 and 12 Girls/Boys 30”), 400 M Dash (All Divisions), 4x100 M Relay (seven and up), 800 M Run (seven and up), 100 M Dash (All Divisions), 400 M Hurdles (15-18 30”/36”), 200 M Hurdles (13 and 14 Girls/Boys 30”), 200 M Dash (All Divisions), 1500 M Run (seven and up), 4x400 M Relay (nine and up).

The field events included will be Long Jump (seven and up) and Shot Put (seven and up).

The event takes place on Saturday, June 6, but the deadline for registration and payment is June 30 at 11:59 p.m. All athletes must register at The entry fee for athletes as well as spectators is $6.

The running events are set to begin at 8 a.m. while the field events begin at 9. There will be a coaches meeting before the action at 7:30 a.m. For more information, visit ‘Clash at the Trinity River’ on Facebook or contact Meet Director Brandon Cooper at (936) 714-3429.