Wed, Mar. 2, 2011
Indoor Track and Field
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- From March 3-5, nearly 110 indoor track and field programs will converge in Geneva, Ohio, in the 46th Annual Men's and 31st Annual Women's National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Indoor Track and Field National Championships. There is a new host for the first time since 2000, as the GaREAT (Geneva Area Recreational, Educational and Athletic Trust) Sports Complex serves as the venue. The National Championships kick off on Thursday with the Women's Pentathlon at 1 p.m. EST and the Men's Pentathlon at 1:30 p.m.
Forty-two events are scheduled over the three-day span. Relays begin on Thursday at 4 p.m., and the running events get underway with the women's 3,000-meter walk at Noon on Friday. The Championship award ceremonies begin at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. The top six athletes in each event will earn team points and achieve All-America status.
Johnson City, Tenn., had served as hosts from 2001-10. There have been four different cities to host the event, which began in 1966.
For a schedule of events, click here
For complete information on the Championships, click here