November 21st, 2013 – Indiana Runner Distance Showcase Information Finalized!
Indiana Runner is excited to announce the meet information for the 2014 Indiana Runner Distance Showcase.
This year’s meet will take place on Saturday, February 1st, 2014. This will be the second time the meet will be held on a Saturday. In 2013, the meet was moved for the first time to Saturday in place of the previous Friday Night setting in order to accommodate athlete travel time.
The new setting proved to be a success and thus, will continue this year. One change however, again to help athletes travel schedule and distance, is that this years’ meet will begin at 3:00 pm EST in place of last year’s morning start. The goal is to get more athletes to the facility, to provide an atmosphere conducive to fast times, and to get them home safely at a reasonable hour.
The other major change to the 2014 installment of the IRDS includes a venue change. The 6th Annual Distance Showcase will take place at the beautiful Knowling Fieldhouse at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN. The venue features a 200 meter, six lane track as well as additional seating and space in comparison to previous years, allowing athletes and fans to have better viewing of the great distance performances. The state-of-the-art facility is both aesthetically pleasing as well as a joy to compete on and remains centrally located as to attract runners from across the State of Indiana and beyond!
Current plans are to follow the meet’s traditional event schedule and format which includes a 1200m run, 3200m run, 800m run, Mile, Community Mile, and Distance Medley Relay. As always, the meet will aspire to run with a high energy atmosphere and provide not only great racing, but entertainment for all involved.
Entries for the meet will open in December and more information will be released when necessary throughout the next couple of months. Keep your eye on IndianaRunner.com and the message board for updates!
For questions, concerns, or suggestions, contact Meet Director, Drake Sterling at email@example.com