Close to 2000 athletes from 60-70 teams are expected to be in action at the opening meet of the 2017 local track and field season, the 24th staging of the Pure-Wata JC R Danny Williams meet at Jamaica College this Saturday.
JC old boy and former board chairman R Danny Williams has had his name added to this year's meet which gets underway at 8:30 am on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the 5th staging of the Herbert Morrison High School track and field meet will go ahead this Saturday despite not being sponsored.
The day's schedule will feature six events, three track events and three field events. The meet gets underway at 9am.