Press Release: Central Florida Gliders 2017 Classic
FOR RELEASE April 30, 2017
25th Annual Central Florida Gliders Spring Track Classic
Brings Area Athletes Together, Sets New Meet Records
Altamonte Springs, FL – Over 700 athletes competed today at the 25th Annual Central Florida Gliders Spring Track Classic, held at Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs, Florida making it the oldest open and youth track meet in central Florida. With supporters lining the track and filling the stands, the athletes ran, jumped, and threw in competition for commemorative meet medals, ribbons, and a chance to enter the meet records book as three meet records were broken. Although all age groups competed, including athletes from far away as Canada and South America, the Gliders Annual Spring Track Classic was created to give youth competitors a quality, well-run event prior to the state and national championships.
“It’s always an exciting day. Club track is just now getting into full swing before the state and national qualifiers”, said Gliders Founder and Meet Director Craig Wise. “We had good participation from around the state and thank everyone who came out to make this a great competition and a successful event. Since the annual Spring Track Classic is the club’s largest fundraiser of the year, we especially thank those sponsors that helped to make it happen,”, said Wise.
The Central Florida Gliders Track Club, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the oldest youth running club in the Central Florida area serving the community for 28 years. The club has produced numerous individual and team national champions while promoting active, healthy lifestyles, academic responsibility and community service. with area youth. More information about the Glider’s history, accomplishments, events, and community outreach programs as well as the results can be found at www.cfgliders.com.
Central Florida Gliders, Inc.
P.O. Box 161965, Altamonte Springs, FL 32716, (407) 682-1368, firstname.lastname@example.org