Track and Field

2018 Track and Field Events

Throwing Events - Friday, June 8

Otterbein Throwing Fields
299 N. West Street
Westerville, OH 43081

  • Check in begins at 8:00 a.m.
  • Hammer Throw and Javelin begin at 9:00 a.m.
  • Discus and Shot Put begin following a 45 minute break after the conclusion of Hammer Throw and Javelin.
  • Heat sheet and order of events can be found HERE and were emailed to all registered athletes.

Women’s Events

  • Hammer Throw will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. followed by Discus
  • A short break will allow the officials and athletes to move to the Shot Pit.
  • Once the Men’s Javelin competition ends, the women will move from the Shot Put Pit and begin Javelin.
 

Men’s Events

  • Javelin will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m
  • Hammer Throw will begin once the Women’s Shot Put concludes.
  • Following Men’s Hammer and Women’s Javelin there will be a 45 minute break - these breaks will not coincide.
  • At approximately 12:00 p.m. Men’s Shot Put will begin.
  • At approximately 1:00 p.m. Men’s Discus will begin.
 
 
 
There will be two crews officiating events in the following order
 
Crew 1                                                     Crew 2
Women’s Hammer          9:00 a.m.          Men’s Javelin
Women’s Discus
Women’s Shot
 
Men’s Hammer                                         Women’s Javein
                                     45 minute break
 
Men’s Discus ~ 1:00 pm                           Men’s Shot ~ 12:00 pm

Running Events - Saturday, June 9

Otterbein University Memorial Stadium
135 Center St
Westerville, OH 43081

  • Check in begins at 8:00 a.m.
  • Running events will begin at 9:00 a.m. and run in the following order consecutively:
    • 50 M dash
    • 800 M run
    • 100 M dash
    • 400 M run
    • 1500 M run
    • 200 M dash
    • 4x100 M dash
  • Heat sheet and lane assignments can be found HERE and emailed were to all registered athletes.

Jumping Events - Sunday, June 10

Otterbein University Memorial Stadium
135 Center St
Westerville, OH 43081

  • Check in begins at 8:00 a.m.
  • Pole Vault and Running Long Jump begin at 9:00 a.m.
  • High Jump and Triple Jump begin following the completion
    of Pole Vault and Running Long Jump
  • Heat sheet and jumping orders can be found HERE and were emailed to all registered athletes.

Qualifying for National Senior Games

  • Athletes finishing first, second, third and fourth place in their age group, as well as those meeting the minimum performance standards for their age group, will qualify for competition at the 2019 National Senior Games.
  • Minimum performance standards can be viewed in the rules book for the 2019 National Senior Games.

OSO Athlete Information

  • All details and events are subject to change.
  • Withdrawls and no shows will negatively impact brackets and heats.
  • Absolutely no day-of registration is permissible.
  • Refunds will not be provided.
  • Any weather related cancellations will be broadcast on our sports hotline: 614-901-6887.
  • ALL athletes competing in the Ohio Senior Olympics (OSO) are expected to read and comply with the:
  • Additionally, athletes should know and understand the rules specific to their sport. The OSO uses the rules book created by the National Senior Games Association for those sports that are offered at the National Senior Games. Rules for those events not offered at the National Senior Games are those of the official organizing body.
  • All rules, policies, and code of conduct can be found on the OSO website: www.ohioseniorolympics.org
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