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National Jr Olympics

Congratulations to Isayah Contreras who qualified for the USATF National Junior Olympics which was held in Humble, TX from July 21 thru July 27

Isayah competed in the Boys 8 & Under age group and did extremely well.

800m - 2:43.11 and the 400m - 1:11.95

Both times put him in the record books for USATF-Long Island

Good job Isayah. We are very proud of you


Region 1 Track & Field meet

USATF-Long Island held their Association Championships & Junior Olympic Qualifier meet on June 22nd at Great Neck North Middle School. Bellmore/North Bellmore PAL had 4 athletes who competed - Isayah Contreras, Lina Gellert, Mikhaila Hawthorne & John Schmuck.

This meet is a qualifier for the USATF Junior Olympics. The athletes who qualify move on to
Region 1 meet which is being held at Fitchburg State University in Fitchburg, MA. July 10 thru July 13. All of our athletes who competed qualified.

Isayah Contreras - 400m, 800m & mini-javelin

Lina Gellert - 200m & Long Jump

Mikhaila Hawthorne - 100m, 200m

John Schmuck - 1500m

Isayah & Mikhaila will be going to the meet in MA. If these athletes qualify, they will go on to the National meet which is being held at Turner Stadium in Humble, TX July 21 thru July 27

Good job to all of our athletes! Good luck to those competing in MA



1st XC meet

After about 4 weeks of hard work - hill drills, track work, leg strengthening, abwork - our athletes competed at their very first cross country meet. They     were apprehensive but excited. Competition is within age groups


July 4th Fun Run

Jillian coming in 1stEvery year on Independence Day the Bellmore Striders hosts a mile Fun Run for kids 13 years and younger. The race starts at the Bellmore train station and ends by the Bank parking lot on Grand Avenue.

The Bellmore PAL Summer Track athletes were there in full force and did a great job.