The Hap Rapp Track Meet is a Camarillo tradition. Rotarian Hap Rapp founded the meet for aspiring young athletes 54 years ago.
This year the meet will be on Saturday, May 21 from 8am to 4pm at the Adolfo Camarillo High School Track. The meet is designed for 4th through 8th graders to discover their athletic ability. Over 300 students from 14 schools are expected to participate. Events include the 50-, 75-, and 100-yard dashes, High Jump, Long Jump, Shot Put, relays and distance races. Trophies and ribbons will be presented and high scores will be posted online at www.episports.com
The Guy Craig Memorial Award will go to the school that demonstrates the best overall preparedness, sportsmanship, conduct and cooperation. The program schedule is:
- 8 am Long jump and high jump
- 10 am Sprint events
- 12 noon Shot put
- 1 pm Distance races
- 3 pm Relays
Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders providing humanitarian service and building goodwill. Rotarians have served the needs of communities worldwide since 1905. Rotary clubs meet in Camarillo on Tuesdays for breakfast and on Wednesdays at noon. For more information about Rotary, see www.camarillorotary.org.