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The Colgate Women's Games is the nation's largest amateur track series open to all girls from elementary school through college and beyond. Competitors participate in preliminary meets and a semi-finals to determine finalists who will compete for trophies and educational grants-in-aid from Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Our goal is to provide an athletic competition that helps the participating young girls and women develop a strong sense of personal achievement, self-esteem, instill the importance of education and provide a training ground for those who might not otherwise participate in an organized sport.

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Nation’s Best Track Stars Head to Semi-Finals of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

Isabel Slippen of Hudson NY with Mom

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From an initial field of thousands, some 445 girls and young women from elementary school through college and beyond, have scored points to earn a spot in the semi-finals of the 44th annual Colgate Women’s Games Track and Field Series. From Georgia to Massachusetts, these gifted young competitors include some of the nation’s top-ranked athletes in their events and divisions.

Winter Storm Doesn’t Slow Pace as Thousands Brave the Worst and Find Their Best at Third Prelim of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

Iantha Wright and Brianna White

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute: Thousands of young track stars braved the East Coast’s historic snowstorm to compete at the third preliminary meet of nation’s largest amateur track series for women, the 44th annual Colgate Women’s Games. From Boston to Georgia, girls of all abilities from elementary school through college and beyond continued to improve, with many leaders achieving nationally ranked scores.

East Coast Track Stars Heat Up Cold New Year’s Eve Second Prelim of The 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

Amirah Nesmith and Kaela Swift

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rising young stars and returning champions from all over the East Coast shared the spotlight throughout this holiday weekend at the second preliminary meets of the nation’s largest women’s amateur track and field series, the Colgate Women’s Games. Extreme cold temps had little effect on top contenders, some who come from as far as New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Virginia and Georgia, as they continue to improve an already fast national pace.

Returning Champions and Rising Stars Set Fast Pace at Opening of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games Track and Field Series

Colgate Games 2017 - Rollins and Lewis

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A number of personal best performances marked an exceptional early start to the indoor track season as East Coast athletes from Boston to Virginia competed in one of the largest opening preliminary meets of the 44th annual Colgate Women’s Games.

National Leaders, Personal Records and Emotional Reunions Highlight Semi-Finals of 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games

My’Khiyah Williams, Fred Thompson

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute — The Semi-finals of the 43rd annual Colgate Women’s Games featured athletes in every age division continuing to set or retain nationally leading scores, and several competitors continuing to achieve their own personal records, as the field narrows to some 230 athletes who will compete in the finals.

Talent Runs Deep as East Coast Track Stars Head to Semi Finals After Weekend of Top Competition

Peyton Rollins and Tia Taylor

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute — The final preliminary meet of the nation’s largest amateur female track series, the Colgate Women’s Games, featured athletes from every division achieving personal best scores this weekend, as thousands of participants competed for spots in the semi-finals to be held at Pratt on Saturday, January 28, 2017. (UPDATED)

Wintery Weather Doesn’t Chill the Pace at Third Preliminary Meet of the 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games

My'khiyah Williams

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute: Thousands of young athletes braved the cold outside while the competition heated up inside at the third preliminary meet of nation’s largest amateur track series for women, the 43rd annual Colgate Women’s Games. From Boston to Georgia, girls of all abilities from elementary school through college and beyond continued to improve, with many leaders now achieving nationally ranked scores.

East Coast Track Stars Shine Through New Year’s Weekend with Fast Times at 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games

champion Lauren Heskin

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute — Thousands of young athletes and their families and friends spent New Year’s Weekend 2016/17 at the 43rd annual Colgate Women’s Games. The nation’s largest women’s amateur track and field series featured some of the East Coast’s best talent continuing to set a fast pace for the indoor track season.

Nation’s ‘Fastest 10 Year-Old’ Sets Another Record at Start of 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games Track and Field Series

Avery Lewis at Colgate Women's Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Returning champions and promising newcomers from Boston to Virginia in first grade through college and beyond competed this weekend at the opening preliminary meet of the Colgate Women’s Games, the nation’s largest female amateur indoor track and field series.

Youngest Stars Shine Brightest at The Nation’s Largest Women’s Track and Field Series

Colgate Women's Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you missed who was likely the nation’s fastest eight year-old this time last year, no worries, she’s just broken her own record on her ninth birthday. With four decades of top talent in the Colgate Women’s Games track and field series to beat, Avery Lewis of Chester, Pa. is arguably the fastest third grader in the United States.