2017 USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships: 7/24-7/30 in Lawrence, Kansas

July 24 – 30, 2017
Lawrence, KS

The 51st USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships will be held at Rock Chalk Park, the home of Kansas Track and Field, in Lawrence, Kansas. The USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field program is one of the most visible youth athletic development programs in the world. Many of today’s Olympic stars began their track and field careers competing in the USATF’s Junior Olympic meets. (Read More)

2015 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships

4x800m Boys Relay Team Place 3rd in the Nation!

4x800m Boys Relay Team of Nitin Sagi, Devon Dupree, Kurtis Lee, Dion Dupree placed 3rd at the 2015 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in Jacksonville, Florida. They beat their personal record (PR) by 8 seconds! Way to fight to the finish line boys! Congratulations!!!

Top 10 Umoja Performances

Date Age/Group Athlete(s) Place Event Mark/Time
7/29/15 13-14 Girls Jazlynn Shearer 6 200m Hurdles Prelim 28.59
7/29/15 13-14 Boys N Sagi, D Von Dupree, K Lee, D Dupree 3 4x800m Relay 8:55.60
7/29/15 13-14 Boys Dupree De Von 10 Triple Jump 11.26m / 36′ 11.5″
7/30/15 7-8 Girls L Chan, S Tuua, M Walrath, C Lepham 8 4x100m Relay Prelim 1:04.28
7/30/15 13-14 Girls Jazlynn Shearer 1 100m Hurdles Prelim 14.69
7/31/15 13-14 Girls Jazlynn Shearer 4 100m Hurdles Semi 14.81
8/1/15 7-8 Girls L Chan, S Tuua, M Walrath, C Lepham 8 4x100m Relay Semi 1:04.28
8/1/15 7-8 Girls L Chan, S Tuua, M Walrath, C Lepham 8 4x100m Relay 1:04.53
8/1/15 13-14 Girls Jazlynn Shearer 5 200m Hurdles Semi 28.59
8/1/15 15-16 Girls Mikayla Nolen-Revera 4 400m Semi-Final 55.82
8/2/15 13-14 Girls Jazlynn Shearer 2 100m Hurdles 14.33
8/2/15 13-14 Girls Jazlynn Shearer 5 200m Hurdles 29.00
8/2/15 15-16 Girls Mikayla Nolen-Revera 4 400m 56.29

Meet Seraiah Alexander

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