Big bucks available in 2013 Victoria International Track Classic

World championship qualifier event set for July 5 at UVic's Centennial Stadium

The 25th annual Victoria International Track Classic has $100,000 up for grabs for athletes competing at the July 5 event.

Among the Canadian athletes confirmed for the Friday night National Track League Series finale at UVic’s Centennial Stadium are 2012 London Olympians Dylan Armstrong and Justin Rodhe (shotput), Nate Brennan (1,500 metres) and Geoff Harris (800 metres), as well as Canadian women’s 800-metre record holder Diane Cummins.

Athletes will be out to qualify for the 2013 world championships in Moscow in August. Ticket information and other details are at trackclassic.ca. Tickets are also available at all Running Room stores in Greater Victoria.

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