The 41st annual Fort Madison Lions Club, Fort Madison Parks and Recreation, Hershey’s Track Meet will be run at Richmond Stadium, Fort Madison High School, on Wednesday, May 2. Registration is at 4:30 pm with the first event scheduled to start at 5:00 pm. This meet is open to boys & girls ages 9-14. The age group you compete in is determined by the age you will be on December 31, 2012. The meet has been renamed as the George Wright Memorial Track Meet in memory of George Wright who initiated the track meet in 1971 and had been emcee and coordinator for the track meet since the meet began. George passed away in May of 2008 and the Fort Madison Lions Club took action to rename the meet in his memory.
How To Register
Registration will start at 4:30 pm at the Fort Madison Senior High School Track. To request a registration form please call John Luna at (319) 372-7700 ext. 202 and a registration form will be mailed to you. Advance registrations must be returned by Friday, April 27, 2012 to: Fort Madison Parks and Recreation, 811 Avenue E, Fort Madison, Iowa 52627. You may also bring your registration form to the high school track on the day of the meet.
9 & 10 year olds may participate in one (1) field and two (2) running events and the relay; or two (2) field events and one (1) running event and the relay for a total of four events.
11 & 12 year olds may participate in one (1) field and two (2) running events and the relay; or two (2) field events and one (1) running event and the relay for a total of four events.
13 & 14 year olds may participate in one (1) field and two (2) running events; or two (2) field events and one (1) running event.
Ribbons will be awarded to each 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Finisher. Those not placing in a particular event will receive a participation ribbon. Ribbons will be handed out at each participant's school.