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Thousands return to Staten Island for USATF Hershey National Youth Indoor Championships

3/9/2017
 

STATEN ISLAND, New York -- Starting tomorrow, more than 2,700 young athletes will begin competing for national titles and meet records at the 2017 USATF Hershey National Youth Indoor Championships, March 10-12, at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on Staten Island, New York.


USATF returns to Ocean Breeze after a successful 2016 event that saw 58 new meet records broken by athletes ranging in age from 7 to 18.


Live coverage will be available on USATF.TV +PLUS starting Friday at 2:30 p.m. ET.


Three-time Olympian and gold medalist in the 4x400m relay and 400m Sanya Richards-Ross (Austin, Texas) will be on hand to sign autographs Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the New York athletic complex.


Competition begins Friday at 2:30 p.m. ET with the 55m preliminary heats for age groups 7-18, followed by the 400m at 4:30 and 3000m at 7:00. Field events start at 5:00 with the shot put, followed by high jump and long jump.


View the the complete competition schedule here and live results here.


Fans can follow along at #USATFyouth on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook.


Contact:

Ashley Mitchell

USATF Marketing and Communications Manager

317-713-4672

Ashley.mitchell@usatf.org




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