Everybody's doing it, Wednesday Night At The Races!  The Young Athletes Foundation and Grandma's Marathon invite children 14 and under to lace up their shoes and take part again this year.  This week will be the last of the summer with a year-end picnic to follow.  Don't miss it!

This is the last race in a FREE race series that has been held every Wednesday evening throughout the summer. Registration is between 5:00 p.m. and 5:50 p.m. each race night, and the races begin at 6 p.m.  On average, 400 children take part in the races every week!

The last race will be held this Wednesday, August 27 at Park Point and will be followed by the year-end picnic which is free and open to all.  Food will be provided by Green Mill!

Age Groups and Distance: Children will be split up into groups according to their age. Age groups and distances are as follows:
  • Courage Duluth wheelchair division – 1/8 mile
  • 4 & under – 1/8 mile
  • 5 & 6 years old – 1/8 mile
  • 7 & 8 years old – 1/4 mile
  • 9 & 10 years old – 1/4 mile
  • 11 & 12 years old – 1/2 mile
  • 13 & 14 years old – 1/2 mile

Prizes: Everyone’s a champion at this event! Each week every child will receive a ribbon upon completing their race.



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