SANTA ROSA-SONOMA COUNTY
NAACP


JOHN CARLOS
Honors Redwood Empire Track and Field Bests
STANDING RECORDS OF MORE THAN 35 YEARS
Sprint for Justice
Saturday, May 18, 2013
4pm
SRJC BERTOLINI STUDENT CENTER












JOHN CARLOS "Sprint for Justice"
MEETINGS
Fourth Tuesday of each month
6:00PM
Peace & Justice Center
467 Sebastopol Avenue
 Santa Rosa, CA 95401
ADMISSION
Reservations only -- mail or email
Sponsor details contact:
revannybyrd@sbcglobal.net or ernie_man@comcast.net
Reception with athletes and sponsors
SPONSORSHIP FORM AND INFORMATION

General: $50
Co-Chairs: Dr. Frank Chong, President, SRJC
Fiona Ma, CPA, Former Speaker pro Tempore, CA State Assembly
Mark Goltom, President, SRJC College Chapter NAACP
Ann Gray Byrd, President Santa Rosa-Sonoma County NAACP

HONORING REDWOOD EMPIRE TRACK AND FIELD BESTS
STANDING RECORDS OF MORE THAN 35 YEARS!
Focusing attention on eliminating the injustices faced by Black Americans,
JOHN CARLOS AND TOMMIE SMITH
raised black gloved fists representing

RIGHT FIST
BLACK POWER

LEFT FIST
UNITY
Forming an arch of POWER AND UNITY

BLACK SCARF
BLACK PRIDE

BLACK SOCKS/NO SHOES
BLACK POVERTY IN RACIST AMERICA

The Associated Students Commemorated this statue in honor of their legacy on
October 16, 2005
The photo represents
The 1968 Olympic Games at Mexico City
TOMMY SMITH
AND 
JOHN CARLOS
STOOD FOR
Justice, Dignity, Equality and Peace
SPRINT FOR JUSTICE
ATHLETIC ACHIEVMENT HONOREES
Outstanding local athletes who have sprinted or jumped into moments in history.
 Current high school record holders.

35 YEARS
1978MARVIN COLTER, Piner High School
TJ48-72nd All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record

1978RAY MARCHBANKS, Santa Rosa High School
TJ47-93rd All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record

36 YEARS
1978JAMES BURRELL, Piner High School
100m10.692nd All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record
200m21.242nd All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record

19794x 100m relay, Santa Rosa Junior College
(Chris Whitlock, Humphrey Garrett, Jim Flores, Ricky Jackson}
40.97 1st All-Time SRJC and School Record

CHRIS WHITLOCK, SRJC (1977)
200m21.14
400m44.80 (Washington State)

38 YEARS
1975JERRY ROBINSON, Cardinal Newman High School
100m10.80School Record
200m21.92School Record
LJ     23.1.754th All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record
NFL Line Backer Oakland Raiders and Philadelphia Eagles 14 years

1975Larry Richardson, El Molino High School
110HH14.485th All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record

40 YEARS
19731600m relay Cardinal Newman High School
 (Dan Randolph, Kevin Konicek, Gilbert Proctor, Curtis Byrd)
 3:20.673rd All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record

4x100m relay Cardinal Newman
(Gil Proctor, Joel Faller, Curtis Byrd, Dan Randolph)
42.995th All-Time Redwood Empire

Curtis Byrd, Cardinal Newman
400m48.464th All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record

Curtis Byrd, California Polytechnic State University
400m46.2 2nd All-Time Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Junior World Record Holder
4x400m relay 3:08.02 3rd All-Time 

Curtis Byrd, Oregon State University
400m45.6/44.9 2nd All-Time

42 YEARS
19714x100m relay Cardinal Newman High School
(Percy Grogans, Bill Price, Dan Randolph, Jim Wilkey)
42.592nd All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record

1971James Brown, Santa Rosa High School
TJ47-41.254th All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record

46 YEARS
1967Melvin (Mel) Gray, Montgomery High School
100m10.341st All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record
200m20.641st All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record
LJ     25.751st All-Time Redwood Empire and School Record
NFL St. Louis Cardinals wide receiver 12 years