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TAAF Track & Field Meet scheduled July 13

LONGVIEW, July 5, 2013— The scorching hot days of summer have definitely arrived in East Texas, but that won't stop many local participants from hitting the track on Saturday, July 13. 

On that day, Longview Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) will host the TAAF Region 6 Track & Field Meet at the Jack Murphy Bear Stadium in Gladewater, 2201 W. Gay Avenue.  Track meet check-in will be 7:00-8:00 a.m., and the events will kick-off at 8:30 a.m.

Many different events are offered, including the 100M Dash, 200M Dash, 400M Dash, 1600 M Run, Hurdles, Shot Put, Discus, Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, and Pole Vault.  (Events vary by age group.) 

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place participants in each event and age group will have the opportunity to advance to the State TAAF Track Meet in Corpus Christi July 25-28.

For more information, feel free to call the PARD Athletic office at 903-237-1270 or see the TAAF website.

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