2013 USATF Oxy High Performance Meet

Friday, May 17th


We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 2013 edition of the USATF Oxy High Performance Meet to be held on Friday, May 17th.

Mission Statement: To  provide boutique style elite competitive opportunities for middle distance runners domestically the third week of May.  Two goals: to attain the World Championships "A" Standard and for the development athletes to attain the USATF National Championships "A" Standard. All races will be provided with pacers.

Facility:  The Bill Henry Track is Rekortan and was built as a training venue for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

Meet Directors: Rose Monday (rosarita@swbell.net), Jonathan Marcus (jmar24@gmail.com) and Frank Gagliano (coachgags@gmail.com).

Rules:  USATF rules will govern the meet.

2012 Results:  Please click here for 2012 results and video footage. 

Entries: All entries must be submitted online using this online entry form. All fields in the entry form must be completed in order for an entry to be accepted. Once an entry is submitted the times will be verified before it is accepted. Once an entry has been accepted the athlete will be notified by email.

Qualifying Window: All entry times must have been achieved between 05/01/2012 and 05/11/2013.

Entry Standards:


Women: 2:04.00

Men: 1:47.50



Women: 4:18.00

Men: 3:42.00


3000m SC

Women: 10:10.00  

Men: 8:45.00



Women: 15:55.00

Men: 13:45.00

Entry Deadline: Saturday, May 11th by 5pm PST.

Mandatory Declaration Process: All accepted athletes are required to declare which events they will contest by Monday, May 13th at 5pm PST. To declare, athletes must email Rob Bartlett (rbartlett@oxy.edu). Any entries which are not declared will be scratched from the meet.

Heat Assignments: Will be posted on the web on Thursday, May 16th by 5pm PST.

Packet Pickup: There will be no packets this year. Final meet information and instructions will be emailed to all accepted athletes after the declaration period is over. 

Practice:  The Bill Henry Track will be available for pre-meet workouts on Thursday, May 16th from 5:30pm-7:30pm. 

Bibs and hip numbers:  Bibs, hip numbers and wristbands will be available for pickup during the pre-meet workouts on Thursday, May 16th and from 4pm on Friday, May 17th at the athlete check in tent. 

Access to the facility: Access to Bill Henry Track on Friday, May 17th will be limited to those wearing wristbands only. Athletes, coaches and medical staff will receive wristbands. 

Spectators:  There will be a $10 spectator entrance fee.  Children under the age of 10 and students with a valid school issued ID will be free.     

Time Schedule: Subject to change based on meet entries.

6:15 pm  Women Steeple

6:50 pm  Men Steeple

7:20 pm  Women 800

7:40 pm  Men 800

8:05 pm  Women 1500

8:40 pm  Men 1500

9:20 pm  Women 5k

9:40 pm  Men 5k

Meet Records:

800m – 1:59.48 Alice Schmidt  USOC 2011

1500m – 4:05.92 Shannon Rowbury  Nike 2012

3000m Steeplechase – 9:41.96 Bridget Franek  Nike OTC 2012

5000m – 15:14.31 Jackie Areson  Nike 2012


800m – 1:44.71 Cory Primm  Unattached 2011

1500m — 3:34.66 Mo Farah  Nike OTC 2012

3000m Steeplechase — 8:19.14 Don Cabral  Princeton 2012

5000m — 13:12.87 Mo Farah  Nike OTC 2012

2012 Meet and fun facts: The meet featured a total of 42 Olympic Games ‘B’ standards, 16 ‘A’ standards and an incredible 60 personal bests.