American Masters Track & Field Championship - CANCELLED FOR 2019

Fri August 16 - Sat August 17 Durham, NC 27704 US Directions

100 Meter Run

08/17 11:30AM EDT - 12:30PM EDT

200 Meter Run

08/17 2:30PM EDT - 3:00PM EDT

400 Meter Run

08/17 10:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

800 Meter Run

08/16 2:00PM EDT - 2:30PM EDT

1,500 Meter Run

08/17 1:30PM EDT - 2:30PM EDT

3,000 Meter Racewalk

08/17 9:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT

5,000 Meter Run

08/16 12:00PM EDT - 1:30PM EDT

10,000 meter run

08/17 8:00AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT
Durham County Memorial Stadium
750 Stadium Drive
Durham, NC US 27704
5/20/19 Update: Due to various factors, this event is cancelled for 2019. All registration fees and donations will be returned this week and over the following months we will consider holding the event again in April 2020. Thanks.
Join us for the Second Annual American Masters Track & Field Classic being held on August 16 and August 17, 2019 in Durham, North Carolina.
There are 20 events being competed including track, field and relay events at the Durham County Stadium. Entry deadline is Friday, August 10, 2019.
This is a premier event focusing on Masters athletes (over age 30 except for Race Walk) with age group and team awards on the line and at a world-class location at the Durham County Stadium, the site of many USATF, College and High School Track & Field events. 
This is a USATF Sanctioned event, timed by Rhodes Race Timing Services and hosted by the Piedmont Pacers Running, Track and Field Club.    There are discounts for entering multiple events.
There are no qualifying standards and no requirement to be a USATF member to enter this meet and feel free to enter as few or as many events as you would like!


Make plans to attend as we will have a full slate of events as listed below:
  • 100 meter run
  • 200 meter run
  • 400 meter run
  • 800 meter run
  • 1,500 meter run
  • 5,000 meter run
  • 10,000 meter run
  • 3,000 meter racewalk (open)
  • Superweight Throw
  • Weight Throw
  • Discus
  • Shot Put
  • Javelin
  • Hammer Toss
  • Long Jump
  • Triple Jump
  • High Jump
  • 4x100 Relay (ten year age groups)
  • 4x400 Relay (ten year age groups)
  • 4x800 Relay (ten year age groups)
  • $25.00 for the first event, $15.00 each event thereafter
  • Prices increase by $10.00 each on July 1, 2019 (12:00am US Eastern Time), final deadline is August 10
  • There is a small processing fee based on the number of events registered that occurs at the end of the registration process
  • Medical and Security staff will be onsite.
  • One Cool Zone tent will be located at the track, one tent at the throwing area
  • For each event, it will run oldest to youngest ages, women then men (the event judge may combine ages/genders based on the number of entrants)
  • Age group assignment based on ages on August 16, 2019
  • Throwing implements: athletes must plan to bring their own implements & must get checked and approved from 11:30am until 12:30pm on Friday, August 16 and from 8:00am until 1:00pm Saturday, August 17.
  • There will be batons provided for the relays
  • USATF Sanctioned Meet and will be run via USATF regulations
  • Participants are subject to random drug testing per USATF rules and to ensure a clean meet. Details can be found at the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) website:
  • Running shoes and spikes are allowed - spike shoe wear is limited to 1/8” – 3/16” pins or pyramid spikes and must be checked before competition
  • Event T-shirts and apparel available to purchase online
  • To check-in to receive your bib and event packet, enter the Stadium and there will be signs directing athletes to the Check-In Tent
  • Schedule is listed below, athletes must arrive with their bib number on the front part of their shirt/singlet to the event start location (Event Check-in Tents at Track, Throwing Area and Jumping area 15 minutes before the starting time)
  • If entering in track and field events that have the same starting time, let the field judge know you are running in a track event and we will fit you in for the field event and ensure you get the number of jumps or throws
  • Field events: Each registrant for a field event will get 6 throws or jumps for each event entered
  • Awards:
    • Most Outstanding Athletes: For the top man and woman that have the most points from events completed. (Based on same point per event formula as team award calculation)
    • Large medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place US finishers per event (Non-US Citizens, if winning a medal, will not displace US athletes or Team award-based points) per gender per 5-year age group (except Racewalk and Relays)
      • Racewalk award age-groups: 0-19, 19-29 and then along Masters age-groups
      • Masters age-groups: 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+)
      • Relays based on ten-year groups (30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-89, 90-99, 100+)
    • Triple Crown Individual Awards: If you compete in the same event at the 2019 USATF Outdoor, National State Games and American Masters Championships, you will win a special Triple Crown Award! (One award max per athlete)
    • Team awards for top 2 combined teams based on team totals for combined finishes per each team-member in each of their age group/gender event finishes.
      • 8 points for 1st place, 6 points for 2nd place, 4 points for 3rd, 3 points for 4th, 2 points for 5th and 1 point for a 6th place finish)


Friday, August 16, 2019
  • 12:00pm:      5,000 meter run (track)
  • 12:30pm:      Javelin (field)
  • 2:00pm:        800 meter run (track)
  • 3:30pm:        Hammer Toss (field)
Saturday, August 17, 2019
  • 8:00am:        10,000 meter run (track)
  • 8:30am:        Long Jump (jumping area)
  • 9:00am:        Superweight Throw (field)
  • 9:30am:        3,000 meter run (track) 
  • 10:00am:      High Jump (jumping area)
  • 10:30am:      400 meter run (track)
  • 11:00am:       Shot Put (field)
  • 11:30am:       100 meter run (track)
  • 12:30pm:       Triple Jump (jumping area)
  • 1:00pm:         Discus (field)
  • 1:30pm:         1,500 meter run (track)
  • 2:30pm:         200 meter run (track)
  • 3:00pm:         Weight Throw (field)
  • 4:00pm:         4x100 meter relay (track), then 4x400 meter relay (track), then 4x800 relay
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