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Wednesday Night at the Races
The Young Athletes Foundation and Grandma’s Marathon invite children 14 and under to take part in running races on six summer Wednesday evenings through Aug. 31. Registration is between 5 p.m. and 5:50 p.m. each race night, and the races begin at 6 p.m.
This week’s race is is the last of the season, and will be followed by a picnic.
Age categories and distances for boys and girls: (may change due to weather conditions)
Wheelchair division – 1/8 mile
4 & under – 1/8 mile
5 & 6 – 1/8 mile
7 & 8 – 1/4 mile
9 & 10 – 1/4 mile
11 & 12 – 1/2 mile
13 & 14 – 1/2 mile
All finishers receive a race ribbon upon completion of their race. Prize drawings are held each week for all registered participants.
The Young Athletes Foundation is a Grandma’s Marathon program that focuses on the promotion and development of healthy and active lifestyles for youth throughout the region. Since its inception in 1990, the YAF has contributed more than $800,000 to area nonprofit youth athletic organizations.