Weight for Distance

Heavy & Light

Heavy Weight for Distance

Women's Heavy Weight for Distance (WFD) is a 28 pound*weight that is comprised of links of chain and a handle that cannot exceed 18" in total length. The weight is thrown for three attempts with one hand in a throwing box measuring 4'­6" x 9'. The thrower must keep one foot inside this area and not step over the back line or field side of the trig or the throw is a foul.

*Women's Masters over 40 years old and Lightweight throwers use a 21 pound weight.

Lightweight for Distance

Women's Light WFD is thrown just as Heavy WFD but a 14 pound weight is thrown by all classes. 

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