Long Distance Running

long distance runner

Chairperson: Meredith Wade
Assistant: Brendan Ahern
Sports Director: Eric Galosi
Location: Villanova University, Tolentine Field
E-mail: LDR@villanovaspo.com


  • 1500 Meter Walk/Unified Sports® Walk
  • 3000 Meter Walk /Unified Sports® Walk
  • 1500 Meter Run /Unified Sports® Run
  • 3000 Meter Run /Unified Sports® Run
  • 5000 Meter Run /Unified Sports® Run
  • The Steve English Memorial 10K Run/Walk


Awards will be presented in CEER 001 (Auditorium) on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Athletes who compete better than 25% of their entry time will be disqualified based on Honest Effort Rule and receive a participation award. Coaches, please update athlete times by the first Head Coaches’ Meeting.


Flags and/or pylons will mark the course. Course marshals will be situated along the course during the competition. Athletes and coaches will be able to inspect the course Friday at 4:30pm and prior to the start of competition on Saturday.

LDR Course



There will be a portable bathroom available at the venue for athlete and spectator use.

Bib Numbers

Numbers and safety pins will be provided upon check-in at the head coaches meeting Friday night for all athletes. The numbers must be worn on the front of the shirt.

Coaching Materials


9:00 a.m.
Competition begins
9:00 a.m.

5000M Run/5000M Unified Sports Run

10:00 a.m. 3000M Walk/3000M Unified Sports Walk
11:00 a.m. 3000M Run
11:30 p.m. 1500M Walk/1500M Unified Sports Walk
12:00 p.m.

1500M Run

8:45 a.m. Steve English Memorial 10K Run/Walk

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