The October monthly meeting of the Greenville Track Club featured the induction of the 2020 Hall of Fame class. Those inductees are Judy Walls, Dian Ford, Mickey McCauley, the late Richard (Dick) Lyons and Dr. Rufus Nimmons, Jr. The inductee and club members enjoyed delicious pizza and salads at World Piece restaurant.
October 4, Monday: GTC Monthly Meeting
Location: World Piece on Stone Avenue @ 6:00 pm
GTC Hall of Fame Induction
Join us for our GTC Hall of Fame Induction on Monday at World Piece. Additional parking available across the street, if lots are full. Don't miss a fun evening with us.
The GTC is opening up the period for accepting nominations for a Club Officer or At Large Board Member for the 2022 calendar year. The period for submitting nominations is from September 23 through end of day October 15, 2021.
Officer positions include: President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. Four of the eight At Large Board of Directors positions may be available to be filled.
We have included information from our Club By Laws regarding the process below. Our Nominating Committee will review all nominations and develop a list of candidates to be presented digitally to the club membership for awareness and approval.
NOMINATIONS FOR OFFICERS AND AT-LARGE BOARD MEMBERS
Nominations shall be solicited from the membership by notice on the Greenville Track Club website or via social electronic media at least three (3) weeks in advance of the Annual Meeting. In the event At-Large Director or Officer positions have insufficient nominations before the Annual meeting, the current Executive Committee, by consensus of the GTC officers, who make up the committee, shall have the authority to appoint members to occupy unfilled positions.
For an At-Large Board Position, nominees shall have been club members for a minimum of one (1) continuous year prior to the Annual Meeting and have volunteered for at least three (2) GTC events within the two (2) years prior to the Annual Meeting.
For an Officer position, nominees shall have been club members for a minimum of two (2) continuous years prior to the Annual Meeting and have substantially volunteered for at least three (3) GTC events within the two (2) years prior to the Annual Meeting.
In special cases, the Nominating Committee shall have the option to waive the above requirements.
General Info & Requirements
If nominated, be prepared to provide a summary of your volunteer involvement with the club. Confirmation may be required from race or event directors.
Except for emergencies or other unforeseen circumstances, board members should commit to attending at least 7 out of 11 GTC monthly board meetings and monthly club meetings, whenever possible.
Nominees should be willing to wear GTC apparel at club races except when representing their organizations at GTC Corporate Shield events or wearing sponsor apparel at a specific event.
For At-Large Positions, please identify which of the following age groups the nominee will be in as of 1/1/22 as we're attempting to balance the membership on the board: Under 30, 31-45, 46-60 and 60 +.
Please complete and submit the form below if you have a nominee and indicate the position for that nominee.
Current 2021 GTC Officers and Board of Directors
The above officers and directors are joined on the board by:
The September meeting of the Greenville Track Club was highlighted by a presentation from Ultra-marathoner Shannon Howell. Shannon recently placed 13th among women at the famous Western States 100-Mile race in California. She entertained the audience with photos and an in-depth description of her excellent adventure and showed her silver belt buckle for finishing under 24 hours with a personal best of 21 hours 49 minutes.
The next meeting will feature the Hall of Fame inductions and will be conducted on October 4, 2021 at World Piece, which is located on Stone Avenue.
Here are the current standings for the 2021 GTC Running Series after the Edouard Michelin Memorial 5K.
Our GTC Newsletter is available at the highlighted (red) link for those who may not have read it. Thanks to our Editor Bill Blask and the other GTC contributors. August Newsletter.Newsletter It is also archived with previous newsletters on this website under the "Newsletter" tab on the menu (click on "More" and then "Newsletter."
The popular Greenville Track Club South Carolina Open and Masters Track Classic is back after being cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19. The Track & Field meet will be conducted at Eastside High School on Saturday. Meet Director Jim Roberts is expecting over 300 athletes to compete the various events.
For more information and registration please click here REGISTER.
Here are the current standings for the 2021 GTC Running Series.