Student athletes meet in Toronto to compete beyond provincial borders for the first time
TORONTO, May 4, 2012 /CNW/ -
|WHAT:||The Nike High School Grand Prix, the first Canadian invitational high school track and field event bringing track and field student athletes from across the country together in a celebration of sport, culture and youth.|
|22 high school track and field teams from 10 provinces and territories will compete in 10 track and field events including: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m run, 110m hurdles (boys), 100m hurdles (girls), long jump, high jump, shot-put and the 4 x 100m cross-provincial relay.|
|Opening Ceremonies and Athlete photo opportunity|
|| 250 high school student athletes and their coaches
Jessica Zelinka, Heptathlete, 2008 Olympian, 2012 Olympic hopeful
|| Saturday, May 12, 2012
(Opening Ceremonies: 9:30 a.m.
competition begins: 10:00 a.m.)
|| Varsity Stadium
275 Bloor Street West
Enter from Bloor Street
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