December 14, 2006

SIUC sets track and field clinic

by Chase Goble

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Saluki Track and Field Clinic will be held this January to offer participants help in improving their skills and learning new ones. Specialization of the clinic will be in the long, triple and high jump, pole vault, shot put and discus. Junior High and Senior High School male and female students who want to improve and learn new skills in the jumping and throwing events listed above should attend.

These clinics will be held Jan. 13-14 at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Recreation Center. The fee is $75 for each session.

On Jan. 13, the clinic will focus on throwing events and pole-vaulting from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The second day, Jan.14, will focus on jumps, sprints and hurdles from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To register or for more information, contact the SIUC Division of Continuing Education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale at 618/536-7751 or visit our web site at

Offering education and training activities for a variety of pre-adult age groups is among the goals of Southern at 150: Building Excellence Through Commitment, the blueprint the University is following as it approaches its 150th anniversary in 2019.