Three Abilene athletes in the Cool Runnings Track and Field Club qualified for the 2008 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships after their performances in Fort Worth last week.

Advancing to the national meet in Omaha, Neb., later this month are:

n Garrison Railsback, third in javelin, intermediate boys (39.94 meters)

n Zac Smith, second in the 3,000 meters, intermediate boys (10:26.9)

n James Muniz, second in the 800 meters, youth boys (2:05:01), and first in the 1,500 meters, youth boys (4:25.13).

They competed last week at the 2008 USATF Region XII Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships. The athletes are coached by Arthemon Sindayigaya.