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Wednesday Night at the Races
One event on Aug 24, 2016 at 6:00pm
One event on Aug 31, 2016 at 6:00pm
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 on the Hermantown High School Track, 4335 Hawk Circle Drive in Hermantown.
The final two events are:
Aug. 24 at NBC Spartan Sports Complex, Superior High School, 2600 Catlin Ave.
Aug. 31 at Wade Stadium, 101 N. 35th Ave. W. (followed by an end-of-the-season 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.