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2015 Meet Info

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You are invited to apply for entry into the 2015 Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic, to be held on Thursday, May 14, in Eagle Rock, CA (near Pasadena).
Mission Statement & Goal: To provide a high performance competitive opportunity for elite and emerging elite middle & long distance runners and optimal racing conditions to assist athletes in attaining the IAAF World Championships qualifying standards.
Facility:  Bill Henry Track in Jack Kemp Stadium—a facility that was originally built as a training venue for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.  The wide radius, polyurethane track, windless late afternoon/evening conditions, and pace-setters combine to make this meet a showcase for fast races.
Meet Directors: Rose Monday (rosemonday@icloud.com), Jonathan Marcus (jmar24@gmail.com), Skip Stolley (sstolley@aol.com), and Frank Gagliano.
Rules:  2015 USATF Competition Rules will govern the meet.
Entries: All entry applications must be submitted using this on-line entry form.  Please note that US athletes MUST BE current members of USATF.  If you are a foreign national, please list your nationality in the membership field.  All fields in the entry form must be completed in order for an entry to be accepted. Once an entry is received, times will be verified before it is accepted.  Once an entry has been accepted the athlete will be notified by email.  
Qualifying Window:  All marks submitted for entry must have been achieved between May 1, 2014 and May 10, 2015.

Entry Standards: Women Men
800 Meters 2:04.00 1:47.50
1500 Meters 4:18.00 3:42.00
3000M Steeplechase 10:00.00 8:45.00
5000 Meters 15:55.00 13:45.00


Entry Deadline: Sunday, May 10, by 11:59pm PDT.  
Declaration Process: All accepted athletes are required to declare their participation. To declare, athletes must email Rob Bartlett (rbartlett@oxy.edu) during the declaration window, which begins Sunday, May 10th at 12:01am PST and ends Monday, May 11th at 11:59pm PST.  Any entries which are not declared will be scratched from the meet.
Heat Assignments: Will be posted at www.usatf.org on Wednesday, May 13th by 5:00pm PST.
Hotel Information: The Marriott at Burbank Airport will serve as the meet hotel.  The Marriott also provides free transportation to area restaurants, as well as Burbank airport.  Information on booking will be available soon. 
Local Ground transportation:  USATF qualified Tier and HP Development funded athletes traveling via LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) will be reimbursed for their travel to and from the Burbank Marriott at the Super Shuttle rate.  Free transportation will be provided to and from the track from the Marriott.
Packet Pickup: There will be no meet packets this year. Final meet information and instructions will be e-mailed to all accepted athletes at the conclusion of the declaration period is over. 
Practice:  Bill Henry Track will be available for pre-meet practice on Wednesday, May 13, from 4:00pm-7:00pm.   
Bibs and Hip Numbers:  Bibs, hip numbers and wristbands will be available for pickup during the pre-meet practice time on Wednesday, May 13, and beginning at 4:00pm on Thursday, May 14 at the athlete check-in tent. 
Access to the facility: Access to Bill Henry Track on Thursday, May 14 will be limited to only those athletes, coaches, and medical support staff wearing wristbands. 
Schedule of Events:  All races will be provided with pace-setters.
(The schedule is subject to change based on meet entries.)
6:15 pm  Women’s 3000M Steeplechase
6:30 pm  Men’s 3000M Steeplechase
6:45 pm  Women’s 800 Meters
7:05 pm  Men’s 800 Meters
7:25 pm  Women’s 1500 Meters
7:50 pm  Men’s 1500 Meters
8:25 pm  Women’s 5000 Meters
8:46 pm  Men’s 5000 Meters

Women’s Meet Records
800 Meters- 1:59.48  Alice Schmidt,  USOTC (2011)
1500 Meters- 4:04.60  Katie Mackey, Brooks Racing (2013)
3000M Steeplechase- 9:41.96  Bridget Franek, Nike OTC (2012)
5000 Meters- 15:05.56  Molly Huddle, Saucony (2013)
Men’s Meet Records
800 Meters- 1:44.71  Cory Primm, Unattached (2011)
1500 Meters- 3:34.66  Mo Farah, Nike OTC (2012)
3000M Steeplechase- 8:17.00  Dan Huling, Nike (2014)
5000 Meters- 13:12.87  Mo Farah, Nike OTC (2012)


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Katie Mackey Women's 1500m Winner - HOKA ONE ONE Middle Distance Classic 2015
Stephanie Garcia Women's 3000m Steeplechase Winner - HOKA ONE ONE Middle Distance Classic 2015


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2014 1 46 10 132  
2013 1 20 4 197  
2012 1 82 7 252  
2011 1 22 3 92  
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