Athletes from throughout School District 27 will compete this week at the annual District Track and Field Meet, held Thursday, June 7 and Friday, June 8 at the Lake City Secondary Columneetza Camps and at Nesika Elementary School. Shot put will be one of the events. (Angie Mindus photo)

District track meet dashes into lakecity Thursday, Friday

Athletes throughout School District 27 are gearing up for this week’s annual SD27 District Track Meet

Athletes throughout School District 27 are gearing up for this week’s annual SD27 District Track and Field Meet.

Schools from the district have each been hosting their own track and field meets in preparation, where qualifying athletes will converge this Thursday, June 7 and Friday, June 8 at the Lake City Secondary School Columneetza Campus and at Nesika Elementary School for the meet.

Thursday at the Columneetza field, the 1,000-metre long distance race gets underway at 3:20 p.m. Boys aged 10-12 and girls aged 10-12 will be competing.

Friday, the bulk of the events take place.

Starting at 9 a.m. with an opening ceremony with track and field running until 3:30 p.m.

Events include long jump, triple jump, shot put, the 100-metre dash and the 400-metre race.

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