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Track & Field

MULTI-SPORT FACILITY

Multi-Sports CenterThe Multi-Sport facility is the home of the men's and women's indoor track and field teams. This state-of-the-art building contains one of the nation's elite 200-yard hydraulic tracks surrounding a spacious infield. The facility also contains a 60x60-yard turf area available for various athletic practices, a weight room and locker rooms, storage and meeting rooms.

History:

  • National Governors Association
  • Men's & Women's Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championship
  • PIAA Indoor State Championships
  • Special Olympics
  • East Coast Volleyball
  • Happy Volley Club Championships

Seating Capacity: 1,000

Restrooms: 2 Men's and 2 Women's

Lockers: 1 Men's and 1 Women's

Training Area: 60x60 turf area, weight room

Concessions: Permanent during events

Scoreboard: Digital Video output to interface with high-tech instant scoring track system

Meeting/Event Rooms: 12 person meeting room


Nittany Lion Track

Nittany Lion TrackLocated on the East side of campus the outdoor track is home to Penn State's men's and women's outdoor track and field teams. Considered one of the best track layouts in the East, it is a 400- meter tartan surface with nine 48-inch lanes a six-foot warm-up lane running outside lane No. 9. The infield contains two high-jump pits, as well as two javelin, shot put, discus and hammer areas each. Other features are a steeplechase water jump, in addition to long jump, triple jump and pole vault runways in two directions.

History:

  • Big Ten Men's & Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships
  • Special Olympics

Seating Capacity: 500 and standing room

Restrooms: Portable available

Lockers: Available in Multi-Sport Facility

Concessions: Portable available

Media Area: Tents available

Meeting/Event Rooms: Tents available

Time to downtown: Less than 5 minutes

Time to airport: Less than 20 minutes