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Lehigh Valley Road Runners Kids Summer Series

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Lehigh Valley Road Runners Kids Summer Series
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Saturday, June 23, 2018, 8:45 AM

8:45-9:30 a.m. – Check-in. We ask that you please arrive early for registration as it ends promptly at 9:30 am and we hate to disappoint the kids.

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Lehigh Valley Road Runners Kids Summer Series
Lehigh Parkway
AllentownPA 18103

Ages: 3 - 14+

Cost: Free

Parking: Yes - lot and grass parking available

Features:

This is a FREE event offered to all children in the Lehigh Valley. Race open to children ages 3-14, age calculated as of May 26, 2018. Child will stay in that age group for the entire series. Children must be at least 3 years old to participate. Our goal is to educate children to the sport of running and promote a healthy lifestyle. In its continued efforts to support youth running in the Lehigh Valley, the LVRR is proud to sponsor every child for this event.

 

Race Dates: Saturdays- May 26, June 16, June 23, July 7, July 28, August 4

Location: LVRR Clubhouse, Lehigh Parkway

Time: Races begin at 9:45 a.m. See Check-In schedule below.

Series Director: Loretta Dodson – youthruns@lvrr.org

 

RAIN OR SHINE. In the event of cancellation, all information will be posted by 7:30am race day on LVRR website, Facebook page and email will be sent to all those who registered online.

 

Parking:  The main driveway, Park Drive is OPEN. All traffic should enter the Parkway via Park Drive. 1600 Park Drive, Allentown, PA 18103

 

CHECK-IN PROCEDURE

Check-in and race day registration take place behind the LVRR clubhouse from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. We ask that you please arrive early for registration as it ends promptly at 9:30 a.m. and we hate to disappoint the kids.

Check-in will be by age group, child’s age as of May 28, 2016. Stay in that age group for the entire series.
9:15 a.m. – Shoe and Olympus camera raffle
9:25 a.m. – Groups assemble
9:30 a.m. – Groups begin their warm-ups.
9:45 a.m. – Races begin.

Please, no headphones during race.
One parent per child may run with the 3-4 year olds.

NO parent may run on course at any point with ages 7-14.

ENTRY FEES

This is a FREE event for children ages 3-14.

REGISTRATION - Click to register

By completing the registration, you register for the entire series even if you can’t make all 6 events. No need for multiple registrations. Must check-in at each event for credit. Online registration highly encouraged to allow for expedited check-in. Additional option to download a paper form to mail in or bring to event. 

AGE GROUPS & DISTANCES

3-4 yrs – 1/8 mile
5-6 yrs – 1/4 mile
7-8 yrs – 1/2 mile
9-10 yrs – 1 mile
11-12 yrs – 1½ miles
13-14 yrs – 2 miles

The 11-12 and 13-14 age groups are eligible for overall series award on the final day of the series. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for boys and girls will be based on finishes in at least 4 out of the 6 races offered. Scoring is cross country format  – points are earned by placement in the event. 1st place = 1 point, 2nd place = 2 points, 3rd place = 3 points. The goal is to score the lowest number of points.

AMENITIES

T-shirts are guaranteed to all that complete 4 of the 6 events. They will be given out at the August 6th race.

Water and snacks provided after each event.
Ribbons are awarded to each finisher at all events.
Medals are awarded to each finisher at the August 6 event only.

Overall series awards for 11-12 and 13-14 age groups. First, second and third place awards for boys and girls based on finishes 4 of the 6 events. Scoring is cross  

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misschickadee

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Reviewed on 08/02/2014

This is a fantastic event. Our 4 year old absolutely loved her "runs". LVRR does an excellent job of organizing the event and providing additional entertainment for the children before and after the race. We look forward to these every year and will be coming back again and again.

Lehigh Valley Road Runners Kids Summer Series