The 13th Annual Pride Meet
The Pride Meet is back! Pride Meet returns for 2021 as a virtual track and field meet. Join us!
What is Pride Meet?
Pride Meet attracts athletes from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Pride Meet is designed to provide athletes of all sexual orientations and gender identities with an opportunity to compete together in a welcoming environment. We proudly serve both the LGBTQ sport community and the general track & field community.
What is new for 2021?
After the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Pride Meet due to the global pandemic, we committed to finding a way to bring back Pride Meet for 2021. San Francisco continues to lead the nation in its efforts of minimize the number of residents directly affected by Covid-19; while the city’s vaccination rates outpace California and the nation as a whole, the city of San Francisco maintains its strict limits on in-person events, so we will be holding a Virtual Track and Field Meet this June 11 – 27, 2021.
What is a Virtual Track and Field Meet?
Instead of competing on a specific date/time at a specific venue, you can participate from your home facilities against athletes from around the world. Whether you have access to full track facilities or are only able to run around the block or throw in your backyard, we want to allow everyone to participate in the competition. Participants in running events will have the opportunity to submit GPS-tracking files for verification, team captains can certify their team’s entries, and all others will self-certify their results. This is NOT a USATF-sanctioned event; it is purely a fun event with some friendly competition while we eagerly await the return of in-person events.
When can I compete?
The results submission window opens at 12:00am PDT on Friday June 11th, 2021 and closes at 11:59pm PDT on Sunday June 27th, 2021. All competition attempts must occur and be submitted within this window. You may attempt each event multiple times, but please only submit your best result for each event.
Where does my registration fee go?
Pride Meet is a fundraiser for the San Francisco Track and Field Club. We provide coached practices for our sprinting, our middle/long distance, and our throwing training groups, which are free and open to all. Additionally, we will be collecting donations for a charity supporting the local community. More details on our 2021 charity partner will be revealed soon.
Join San Francisco Track and Field Club
If you’d like to train in a group setting for track and field, consider joining the San Francisco Track and Field Club. We have training program for all adults, abilities, races and genders, with sprinting, middle/long distance, and throwing training groups.