The Greenville Track Club inducted two new members to its Hall of Fame during their October monthly meeting. Long time member (since 1989) Ian Whatley was honored for his stellar athletic achievements, including qualifying for and competing in eight US Olympic Track and Field Trials. The other inductee was Stewart Spinks, the Chairman of the Board and founder of the Spinx Company. Spinx has been the title sponsor of one of the GTC's major events--the Spinx Run Fest-- since 2005.
The Greenville Track Club is celebrating its 50th year.
As you know, the Greenville Track Club turned 50 this year!!
We couldn't do all we do without you!
Come on out and meet all the great members like yourself!!
**This coming Week** Monday, October 3rd, 2022
We will have our Hall of Fame induction
Our speaker will be:
Bev is a past GTC President, GTC Hall of Famer and a long-time race director of PMRR
Located at World Piece Pizza located at 109 W Stone Ave. Greenville
5:45 pm Food ordering and Social Time
6:30 pm Speaker
Come early to order your food and visit with everyone. Additional parking is across the street.
The Greenville Track Club is opening up the period for accepting nominations for a Club Officer or At Large Board Member for the 2023 calendar year. The period for submitting nominations is from September 16 through end of day October 15, 2021.
Officer positions include: President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. Three 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 1/1/23 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.
* Indicates required field
Current 2022 GTC Officers and Board of Directors
The above officers and directors are joined on the board by:
The August 2022 Greenville Track Club Newsletter can be viewed by downloading the file below. Thanks to our editors and contributors for this excellent issue.
Unfortunately, due to maintenance work on the Greenville High School track surface, this evening's event has been cancelled. looking forward to resuming these events next Tuesday at the GHS track.
All Comers meets will be held at the Greenville High track on 7/12, 7/19 and 7/26 (Tuesdays) .
Registration for the 6:15 PM start begins with registration at 5:45 PM. https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/TaylorsJuneGreenvilleJuly/GTCAllComersMeets
Children 17 & under get free entry as do adult GTC members. Non-GTC member entry is $5 – cash or checks only. A non-member may receive credit towards a GTC membership, but it will be up to them to request it. One can join beforehand by going to https://runsignup.com/Club/SC/Greenville/GreenvilleTrackClub
None of these meets puts on themselves so if you are a Participant &/or Parent/ Guardian, please consider helping out by going to https://runsignup.com/Race/Volunteer/SC/TaylorsJuneGreenvilleJuly/GTCAllComersMeets
If you've never been to a GTC ACM, they are very informal, but fun. Results are not documented.
Weather is fickle, so meets are seldomly cancelled ahead. However, the meet could be stopped, delayed or canceled after they start. It is also a meet could be cancelled if the track is being worked on. We’ll try to get the word out beforehand.
The GTC Hall of Fame committee is now accepting nominations for the induction of a new class. Nominations must be submitted no later than June 30, 2022. Submitted nominations must contain detailed justification for the nominee. Nominees must be identified as having at least one of the 5 categories of criteria for qualification.
The 5 categories are – Athletic Performance, Club Leadership, Volunteerism for GTC, Community Relations for GTC, and Ambassadorship and/or Club Promotion.
Please use the nomination form below and submit the form.
Any and all nominations must be submitted no later than June 30, 2022.
For a list of our past inductees please see: GTC Hall of Fame.
The May 2022 Greenville Track Club Newsletter can be viewed by downloading the file below. Thanks to our editors and contributors for this excellent issue.
The Greenville Track Club attended the 2022 Greenville High School County Track & Field Championships at Eastside High School on April 27. The club, which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary year, provides sponsorship for this meet as part of their continuing support of the local running community. As part of the meet program, 2022 World Indoor Pole Vault Champion Sandi Morris was presented a plaque honoring her athletic achievements. The women's pole vault competition will be named for her.