Chilcotin Road Elementary School Grade 6 student Dylan Passeri will be one of many Grade 4-6 students from Williams Lake competing at the SD27 District Track and Field Meet.

Chilcotin Road Elementary School Grade 6 student Dylan Passeri will be one of many Grade 4-6 students from Williams Lake competing at the SD27 District Track and Field Meet.

SD27 district track and field meet blasts off Friday

SD27 district track and field meet blasts off Friday

Close to 500 Grade 4-6 elementary school athletes will converge at Columneetza secondary and Nesika elementary for the School District 27 Track and Field Meet Friday, June 5.

Events include long jump, triple jump, shot putt, the 400-metre and 100-metre races.

Throughout the month of May young athletes have been attempting to qualify by achieving minimum distances and times.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both school fields. Five events will be occurring at the same time in various area.

Spectators are asked to park on the streets around Nesika elementary and Lake City secondary’s Columneetza Campus and not in the back parking lot area of Columneetza.

On Thursday, boys and girls competing in the 1,000-metre race had their turn in the limelight.

For complete coverage from the meet check a future edition of the Tribune/Weekend Advisor.

 

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