A beautiful, but breezy, day provided an opportunity for the Heartland Golden Games – USATF Missouri Valley Association 2017 Senior Masters Outdoor Championship Meet – to be held at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas.
Sixty-five senior athletes competed in the meet sponsored by the Shocker Track Club Masters Team.
Shocker Track Club Masters Team Members Grant Overstake, Claire Overstake, Steve Wilson, Joe Hoover, Kirk Burgess, Ron Ewy, Bill Butterworth, Maureen Bryand, and Larry Staton laced up their spikes for an exciting day of competition!
Complete Results are here >>Heartland Golden Games Results 2017PDF
Watch this link for updates for the Wichita State University KT Woodman Track Classic!
STC Open Team Member Tobias Boese finished 2nd in the Decathlon with 6680 points!
Results – KT Woodman Decathlon
STC Open Team Member Dylan Reimer won the Javelin competition with a throw of 64.68m (212′-2″)!
STC Elite Team Member Joshua Manuel finished 26th in the 100m (10.88) and 27th in the 200m (21.87).
STC Open Team Member Aaron Babbidge finished 32nd in the 100m (10.99) and 32nd in the 200m (22.01).
STC Open Team Member Alex James finished 60th in the 100m (11.89).
Shocker Track Club Elite, Open and Road Racing athletes took advantage of sunny days in Santa Barbara (yes, you read that correctly), Wichita, and Lincoln, Nebraska, to post scores and times worthy of attention today!
Results – Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational
STC Open Team Sprinters Joshua Manuel (100m – 10.53w and 200m – 21.72w) and Aaron Babbidge (100m – 10.76w and 200m – 22.03w) stayed home to compete in the Friends University Invitational. See below for photos of Joshua and Aaron in action!
Shocker Track Club Road Racing Elite Team Member Tonya Nero finished 1st in the Women’s competition (44:08.2), and Open Team Members Curtis Rierson finished 2nd in the Men’s competition (45:10.6) and Emily Maier finished 17th overall (54:23.60) competed in the Hiawatha Hustle 12K event!
Results – Hiawatha Hustle 12K
STC Open Team Javelin Thrower Dylan Reimer traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska to compete in the Husker Spring Invitational. Reimer posted a season-best of 65.52m (214′-11″)!
Results – Husker Spring Invitational
Photos of Joshua Manuel, Aaron Babbidge, and Tonya Nero follow!
Calling all Masters Sprinters! The Wichita State University KT Woodman Track Classic meet is open to Masters in the 100m, 200m, and 400m races again this year, thanks to WSU Head Coach Steve Rainbolt and Assistant Head Coach John Wise. We will have Masters Heats with the College Division on Saturday, April 15th. All ages will run together in one heat and entries are limited to eight (8) for each event.
We have three indications of interest for the 100 and 200 so far. Please contact Amazing Larry Staton at email@example.com if you want to run.
KT Woodman Track Classic Schedule >> 2017_KT_Woodman_Meet_Schedule
Shocker Track Club will sponsor and has sanctioned through USATF The Heartland Golden Games as the Missouri Valley Association Senior Masters Championship meet for athletes age 50 and older. The meet will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Friends University’s Hoyt Athletic Field in Wichita, Kansas. Friends University is at 2100 West University Street.
You must register online at www.directathletics.com to participate in this awesome meet!
Registration Information is available Heartland Golden Games 2017 Registration
Online Registration Information is available Instructions for Online Reg for Heartland Golden Games
Contact Amazing Larry Staton at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
Keep Running, Jumping and Throwing!
Elite Team member Austin Bahner set a new personal best in the Heptathlon with a score of 5715 at the Wichita State Herm Wilson Invitational. Bahner set season bests in the 60m and long jump, tied his personal best in the 60m hurdles, and set new personal bests in the shot put and pole vault while claiming victory in the two-day competition.
Shocker Track Club Open Team members Aaron Babbidge (6.96 in the 60m and 22. in the 200m), Joshua Manuel (6.89 in the 60m), and Alex James (7.78 in the 60m and 25.14 in the 200m), also performed extremely well!
Complete results are here >> 2017_Herm_Wilson_College_Inv_Results
It was a beautiful day, inside and outside, for a track meet! And the competition and results didn’t disappoint as over 150 Masters, Open, Youth, Collegiate, and Elite athletes showcased a multitude of skills in establishing many new personal records.
Complete Results are here >> Bill Butterworth 2017 Text Results
Wichita’s own Bob Lida (Masters 80-84) set an unofficial World Record in the 200m with a time of 30.01! The meet also served as the inaugural race for members of the STC Road Racing Team, as members Curt Rierson (3000m) and Emily Maier (1500m) won their age group races. Additionally, several Shocker Track Club Elite and Open Team members (Austin Bahner, Aaron Babbidge, Joshua Manual, and Caydrick Bloomquist) performed well.
Thank you to all of the Athletes, Officials, and Volunteers for making it a great day!
ONLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE is THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017 at 10:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION MUST BE ONLINE USING A COMPUTER – NOT A CELL/SMART PHONE!
Attention Masters, Open and Youth Athletes! There’s still time to register for the 2017 Shocker Track Club Bill Butterworth Indoor Masters, Open and Youth Indoor Meet – USATF Missouri Valley Association Masters Indoor Championship. The meet will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 in the Wichita State University Heskett Center.
Register Online Here >> STC Bill Butterworth Registration
This meet is for Masters, Open, Elite and Youth athletes. Youth athletes may compete in the Pole Vault, 60m, 200m, 300m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, and 1500m Racewalk.
Complete Meet Information is Here >> Butterworth Online Registration 2017
Contact Larry Staton at email@example.com if you have questions!
Attention, Masters, Open and Youth Athletes!
SAVE THE DATE!! Saturday, January 28, 2017
The annual Shocker Track Club Bill Butterworth Indoor Masters Track Meet will again be held at Wichita State University’s Heskett Center. Complete information, as well as Online registration, will be available soon! This meet is again for Masters, Open and Youth competitors. Youth competitors can compete in the Pole Vault, and running events (not including hurdles) up to 1500m.