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UPDATE: Rain suspends day five of Youth Outdoor Championships

All activites have been supspended on day five of the USA Youth Outdoor Championships at Southern Illinois University on the Edwardsville campus until 8 a.m. tomorrow morning.

Around 3:45 p.m. central time, an onslaught of rain interrupted the girls’ 13-14 800m final. The competitors completed the first 200m of the race when rain started to fall. When they concluded the first lap, officials deemed the conditions unsafe to compete and called the runners off the track.

Update on suspended events:

Both Track & Field events will start at 8 a.m. and a rolling schedule will procede for the remainder of the day.

The following track events will start the competition:

1. 4x100 finals all ages
2. 800 meters starting with girls' 13-14 division
3. 100 meters all ages

The remainder of Sundays' schedule run as planned.

All field events should report at 8 a.m.

For a detailed schedule please visit the schedule page of the 2013 USA Youth Outdoor Championships site.

Joey Lamar
Communications Intern
USA Track & Field

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