Track Reunion 2019
Track and Field has long been one of Wayland's crowning glories, a high-achieving
program decade in and decade out. We want to bring our former athletes together, along with current students, to celebrate the most-decorated program in WBU's
athletic heritage and highlight the special moments and people in the program's rich
Whether you sprinted through the 400 or threw the javelin, we want you to come "home"
to the place that made all that possible and join in the celebration of this program's
WBU Athletic Hall of Honor coaches John Creer and Rick Beelby will be present, along with current head coach Brian Whitlock, to reminisce with athletes and share some of their memories. We'll have some video
testimonies and relive some historic moments together as one track and field family.
You won't want to miss it!
Schedule of Events: Saturday, Oct. 12
Alumni Track Meet - 11 a.m.
10:30 a.m.: Check-in begins at Hilliard Field for participants
11 a.m.: Track events begin at Hilliard Field as follows:
- 1500 meter run
- 4x100 relay
- 4x800 relay
- 100 meter dash
- 4x400 relay
You do not have to have four people together to form a relay team. We will assemble
teams from the registered participants, varying ages across the teams.
Races will be divided into heats by age brackets (39 and under, 40 and up) according
All athletes will receive a WBU swag bag for participating, with prizes for the winners in each
race and age bracket.
The Alumni Track Meet will conclude by 1 p.m. to give participants time for lunch
on their own and clean-up to prepare for the dinner banquet.
Participants should check with their doctor to ensure they are physically able to
run in the track meet. All participants will be required to sign a release waiver
prior to the events.
Dinner Banquet - 6 p.m.
5 p.m.: Doors open for visiting and reminiscing with teammates, coaches upstairs in
the University Center
6 p.m.: Seating begins for dinner
6:45 p.m.: Program begins, featuring a coaches' panel, athlete profiles and history
Registration can be completed through an online form here. Payment can be done with a credit card over the phone or by a mailed check. The
event is $25 per person and covers the meal and a WBU Track & Field commemorative
t-shirt. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the new Athletic Training Center to
be built on campus.
Please register all parties who will be attending the event so we can have an accurate
count for meals and space.
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