Southwest Sprinters Track Club


Our Mission:

To educate and promote wellness, fitness and an active, healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of track and field, and activities that positively impact the community in which we live.


Objectives:

  • To educate youth and adults about the importance of maintaining fitness and an active lifestyle.
  • To increase the exposure of track and field as a means to maintain health and wellness.
  • To foster participation of youth and adults in local, national and international amateur track and field competitions.
  • To facilitate acquisition of life skills to a diverse constituency.
  • To provide service to the community in which we compete, function, and exist.

Highlights:

Three SWS athletes named Athlete of the Year! See details below.
Sevem SWS members represented the team at the 2018 Ontario Masters Championship Meet in Canada bringing home gold, silver and meet records.
Easter Grant awarded Adult Female Athlete of the Year by the ASF Foundation
With only 10 members competing in the 2018 USA Masters Outdoor Nationals, SWS finished 7th place out of 106 teams!
2017 SWS M50 Team sets new 4x400 Outdoor National Record: 3:34.08
SWS finishes 5th out of 109 teams at 2017 USA Masters Outdoor Nationals
Khalid Mulazim set new records at the 2017 Michigan Senior Olympics in the 50m, 100m, 200m and 400m
Jamie Mulazim wins gold at the 2017 Michigan Senior Olympics in the 50m, 100m ad 200m
SWS finishes 3rd at 2016 USA Masters Indoor Nationals
Mens M50 4x400 Sets New American Record! 3:39.27 - James Lawson, Francois Boda, Marcus Shute & David Jones
2016 Millrose Games Champions - M40 4x400m, M50 4x400m, and W40 4x400m relay. Debut of Women's 4x200 and 4x400 relays
2015 Millrose Games Champion - M40 4 x 400m relay
2015 Millrose Games Champion – M50 4 x 400m relay
2015 Indoor National Championships – W35 4 x 200m and W30 4 x 400m relays
2015 Indoor National Championships – M35 4 x 200m and M30 4 x 400m relays
2015 Pen Relays Champion - M40 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m relays
2015 Pen Relays Champion – M50 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m relays
2015 Pen Relays runner up Champions - W40 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m relays


2017 USATF Annual Awards:

2018 Event Group and Overall Athletes of the Year

  Women Men
Overall  Lesley Hinz Charles Allie
Combined Events Rachel Guest Mike Kuoppamaki
Distance Sabra Harvey Roy Englert
Jumps  Rita Hanscom Bruce McBarnette
Middle-Distance  Lesley Hinz Gary Patton
Racewalk Marianne Martino
Erin Taylor Talcott
Ray Sharp
Sprints Rose Delmania Green Charles Allie
Throws Carol Finsrud Jim Patterson

The committee has also finalized the selection process of the 20 Age Group Athletes Of The Year Award Winners. Please join us in congratulating the following athletes for their exeptional perfrmance:

2018 Age Group Athletes of the Year

Age Grp Women Men
100 Julia Hawkins Orville Rogers
95 Roy Englert
90 William Platts
85 Gloria Krug Robert Culling
80 Christel Donley Robert Lida
75 Joanne Marriott Curtis Morgan
70 Sharon Gerl Gary Patton
65 Linda Cohn Damien Leake
60 Carol Finsrud Bruce McBarnette
55 Oneithea Lewis Damon Blakemore Sr
50 Emmanuelle McGowan Derek Pye
45 Latrica Dendy Mark Williams
40 Angela Herzner Jeferson Souza
35 Julie Williams-Tinkham Rondrick Parker
30 Tiffany Garcea Jason Fisher

Upcomming Events and Announcements:

Feb 9th, 2019

Millrose Games

The Armory New York, NY
Event Website
Mar 1-3, 2019

USATF Masters Indoor T&F Championships

JDL Fast Track, Winston-Salem, NC
Event Website
Mar 24-30, 2019

WMA World Indoor Championships

Torun, Poland
Event Website
Apr 25 - 27, 2019

2019 Penn Relays

Event Website
July 11-14th, 2019

USATF Masters Outdoor T&F Championships

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Event Website






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YouTube Video Highlights:

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2016 National Masters Indoor
M30-44 4x200
2017 National Masters Outdoor
Women Club 4x100
2017 National Masters Outdoor
M40 4x100
2017 National Masters Outdoor
M40 200m
           
2017 Penn Masters
M50 4x400
2017 Penn Masters
OD Women 4x100
2017 National Masters Outdoor
W40 400m
2017 National Masters Outdoor
M40 200m

Community Involvement:

Southwest Sprinters TC lead by Lyndell Pittmen met with inner-city kids from the Metropolis Brookline Track Club prior to the USATF Masters Indoor National Championships in Boston, MA. Discussions about the importance of completing high school and going to college and on developing a "road map" to career success were some of the topics.
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LADIES SPECIAL ORDER

SWS LADIES! Get your special singlet top for Millrose - Penn Relays - USA Nationals!
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Look as great as you run! Time to order new team uniforms.
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