Chicago City State Meet Presented By Dick Pond & NIKE Is Set

The odds were against Chicago Public League powers Jones College Prep and Lane Tech to compete in the IHSA state series through a series of challenges and appeals. However, the gratitude of thank yous to the Dick Pond Athletics and NIKE is not long enough for stepping in to ensure that a bevy of student-athletes from around the CPL has an opportunity to compete one more time at the highest level.

Updated schedule-

3:00 Check-In Opens
4:30 5/6th Girls 1 Mile
4:45 5/6th Boys 1 Mile
5:00 7/8th Girls 1.5 Mile
5:20 7/8th Boys 1.5 Mile
5:45 Elementary Awards
6:10 High School Girls
6:40 High School Boys
7:15 High School Awards

Due to total HS registration and the cold temperatures expected later in the evening, we have decided to run two high school races. There will not be a separate open race for high schoolers. We are working on a tight time schedule and all races will begin at their stated time.


Initial press release: