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Westfield Area Y Flyers Host Terrific Track Meet

Monday, June 30, 2014 • 8:54pm

The Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club hosted its 2nd annual Flyers Track Meet at Kehler stadium on June 22. More than 280 athletes from nine track teams competed. Teams that competed included Hunterdon Lions, Prime Time Track Club, Roselle Rams, Lightening Track Club, Hillsborough Track Club, Hunterdon Red Magic Track Club, NJ Striders Track Club, Team East Orange and the Flyers Track Club.

Events competed at the meet included 100m dash, 200m dash, 400m dash, 800m dash, 1500m run, 3000m run, 200m Hurdles, 4X400 relay, 1550m race walk, long jump turbo javelin and shot-put. Athletes ranged in age from 6-16. The Flyers Track Club had 38 first place finishes and set 15 team records.  

In addition to the traditional track events, the meet included a one mile Adult Fun Run. The fun run was a fundraiser for the Westfield Area Y’s Strong Kids campaign. The winners of the fun run were Mike Z. and Michele Fischer.

The Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club is a USATF certified club that serves over 700 athletes throughout the year. The Flyers next compete at Region 2 Junior Olympics at Stockton College July 10th -13th.  For inquiries about the Flyers programs, call Greg Hatzisavvas at (908) 233-2700 or visit the Flyers website at YFlyersTrackClub.com. 

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