Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Healthy Kids Running Series

September 16, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 14, 2018

Race Distances for Different Age Groups

Pre-K 2/3 year olds: 50 Yard Dash
Pre-K 4/5 year olds: 75 Yard Dash
K – 1st grade: 1/4 Mile
2nd – 3rd grade: 1/2 Mile
4th – 5th grade: 1 Mile
6th – 8th grade: 1 Mile

How It Works

Before the race, the kids will pick up race bags, get t-shirts, and wear numbers. The community coordinators will then lead a fun warm up and demo some running techniques for the kids to learn. The 50 yard dash is first and depending on the number of kids registered, boys and girls may race separately. The races will then be in order of age groups, with the mile race being at the end. Runners accumulate points throughout the season and trophies are awarded to the top finishers based on those points, which is a fun goal for the participants! After the races on the last week, there will also be a “Parent Mile” for fun.

It is preferable that you register online, but you are welcome to come at any time.

Click here for more information.

Details

Date:
September 16, 2018
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Countryside Park
61st & Kensington
Countryside, IL 60525 United States

We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.
Submit an Event
Click on the button above to submit an event for the Kidlist calendar. We welcome everyone to submit events, given that they are family-friendly events (no ongoing classes or camps) and are local for families in the western suburbs of Chicago. All submitted events are reviewed by the Kidlist team.

Kids Turkey Trot
Caskets on Cass Race
Our Amazing Sponsors
Popular Guides