Firebird track and field invite rescheduled for Friday only

The 28th annual Firebird Invitational track and field meet at Fairmont High School was postponed to Friday. Fairmont’s Robert Pacenta competes at last week’s Wayne Warriors Inv. at Huber Heights. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF
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The 28th annual Firebird Invitational track and field meet at Fairmont High School was postponed to Friday. Fairmont’s Robert Pacenta competes at last week’s Wayne Warriors Inv. at Huber Heights. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

The 28th annual Firebird Invitational track and field meet at Fairmont High School was postponed on Thursday and will be a one-day only event on Friday.

Field events and the 2,000-meter steeple chase will start at 4:30 p.m. Friday following by running finals at 5 p.m. A meet-day decision will be made for the pole vault, depending on weather-related safety issues.

All the running events will be timed finals.

Running event order (girls first): 4x800 relay, 100 hurdles, 100, 4x200 relay, 1600, 4x100 relay, 400, 300 hurdles, 800, 200, 3200 and 4x400 relay.

Boys and girls teams scheduled to participate: Alter, Beavercreek, Bellbrook, Dayton Christian, Fairmont, Kings, Legacy Christian, Oakwood, Sidney, Springfield, Tippecanoe, Trotwood-Madison, Troy, Vandalia-Butler and Xenia.