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Summer Solstice Track Classic

Tue June 21, 2022 Columbus, OH 43212 US Directions


The Track Classic - Youth (Pre-K-8th Grade)

6:00PM EDT - 9:00PM EDT
Open to ages 1 - 18.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


1587 W 3rd Ave
Columbus, OH US 43212


Saucony Summer Solstice Track Classic. Trials of miles, because the sun never sets on greatness.

The Summer Solstice Track Classic will test your running mettle. It will test your ability to hurt. To push through the burn. To prove to yourself just how strong you are.

The Track Classic is for runner of all ages and abilities. From the Elite, to the young and heart, and to the first time runners we have events for you too! The event is FREE for kids in grades K-8th!!

Maybe you've been wanting to relive your glory days on the oval. Maybe you have been yearning to breaking that 5:00, 10:00 or 12:00 minute mile. Want to know or remember what it feels like to run all out for a quarter mile? Whatever the case, come and leave your heart and soul out on the track.

Stay to cheer on your friends, and the toughest runners we can find this side of the Mississippi. We're putting up some serious cash prizes to the victors, and kickers for surpassing barriers. It will be a sight to behold.

Join us after the race as we celebrate our running community at the post-meet party!

The What: Your registration enters you into all events. You can run them all or pick just one. It's up to you! Events are as follows!

  • 100 Meter Dash (Pre-K to 3rd Grade Only)
  • 400m (no blocks will be provided)
  • Mile Run
  • 4 x 400 Meter Relay

The Where:

Bobcat Stadium at Grandview Heights High School

The When:

June 21, 2021 starting at 6:00pm

MEET SCHEDULE - Schedule subject to change

  • 6:00pm - All-Comers 400 Meter Dash
  • 6:15pm - Youth 100 Meter Dash (Pre-K through 3rd) 
  • 6:20pm - Youth 400 Meter Dash (3rd through 8th)
  • 6:30pm - Youth Mile Run (6th through 8th)
  • 6:45pm - All-Comers Mile Run
  • 7:30pm - Community 4x400 Meter Relay (All ages) Team up with 4 running buddies for this epic relay!
  • 7:40pm - Seeded Women's Mile 
  • 7:50pm-  Seeded Men's Mile
  • 8:00pm - Elite Women's Mile 
  • 8:10pm-  Elite Men's Mile
  • 8:00pm -11:00pm-  Post-Meet Party & Awards at Grandview Café. Your first beverage is on us!

Schedule is subject to change. Schedule is dependent on number of registrants in each event. Heats are determined by estimated finishing times entered during registration. Final meet schedule will be released on June 15th.


  • Elite Men's Mile - 4:30 for entry
  • Elite Women's Mile - 5:00 for entry
  • Qualifying marks must have been met in last 24 months
  • Elite heats may be split into A & B heats dependent on elite entries.

ELITE Cash Prizes

Men's Elite Mile
1st place - $500
2nd Place - $300
3rd Place - $200
Halfway Primer - $100
Sub 4:10 - $100
Sub 4:00 - $250
Ohio Soil Mile Record  - $1,000 (3:49.07 - Johnny Gregorek - 2021 Guardian Mile)

​Women's Elite Mile
1st place - $500
2nd Place - $300
3rd Place - $200
Halfway Primer - $100
Sub 4:40 - $100
Sub 4:30 - $250
Ohio Soil Mile Record  - $1,000 (4:21:58 - Grace Barnett - 2021 Guardian Mile)​

Parking is available Grandview High School and Public lots in downtown Grandview.

Walk, run, or crawl your way to Grandview Café for door prizes, Elite Awards, tasty beverages and more. 

Cost: Includes entry into all events. You can opt in for any or all distances.

$30 - through March 31
$35 - April 1 - April 30
$40 - May 1 - May 31
$45 - June 1 - race day


What you get

  • Entry into all events. You can opt in for any or all distances.
  • Event Tee
  • Finisher's Memento
  • Post-Meet Party
  • First beverage at the party is on us!
  • Entry in door prize raffle at meet and post-meet party. 

The meet his located at Bobcat Stadium across the street from Grandview Height High School located at 1587 W 3rd Ave, Grandview OH, 43212.

After the meet, join us for the 250 meter walk to Grandview Café located at 1455 W 3rd Ave for the post-meet party!

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