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Wednesday Night at the Races Is Back! Here is the Complete 2014 Schedule

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Everybody’s doing it!  Wednesday Night At The Races is back, and it starts next Wednesday evening!  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 is a FREE race series that will begin next Wednesday, July 23  at Ordean Stadium Track located at Duluth East High School.  Wednesday Night at the Races will continue every Wednesday evening through August 27 (locations vary weekly, see schedule below). 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!

Race dates and locations for 2014 are as follows:
  • July 23 – Ordean Stadium Track at Duluth East High School
  • July 30 – Lincoln Park Middle School
  • August 6 – UMD Griggs Field
  • August 13 – Hermantown High School Track
  • August 20 – Central Park in Superior
  • August 27 – Park Point (followed by year-end picnic 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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