IVS KIDS SUMMER RUNNING SERIES 2021
Get Ready to Run !!!
OPENING DAY - MONDAY, MAY 10
WHERE: Unity Point Health Proctor Hospital Fitness Path
5700 Knoxville Ave - terrace next to back parking lot
The IVS kids series returns this May offering area children a FUN,
NON-COMPETITIVE INTRODUCTION TO THE SPORT OF RUNNING.
The series is held weekly on Monday evenings on the Unity Point Health Proctor
Fitness Path. The series begins on Monday, May 10 through Monday, June 21.
(No run on Memorial Monday, May 31)
Our emphasis is on participation, complete with finish line, finishing ribbons and
refreshments. (Cookies & juice provided by Unity Point Health Proctor) Everyone’s
a winner just by finishing!
NEW COVID 19 FORMAT FOR 2021
FACE COVERING REQUIRED FOR ALL NOT RUNNING
To be contact free with our runners in 2021, and eliminate handling of papers,
bibs, money & ribbons ——WE WILL BE FREE FUN RUNS IN 2021
NO FEE’S - SHOW & GO!!
SAME PROGRAM AS ALWAYS
All kids 12 and under (little ones welcome)
Stretching and announcements at 5:50 pm
Running begins at 6:00 pm – youngest runners run first.
Heats are run by ages - run as many as you want.
Runners 3 and under will run approx. 200 meters & receive a ribbon for
participation & refreshments. Parents are welcome to accompany these smaller
runners but, need to line up behind unassisted runners.
Runners ages 4 & up may choose to run 1⁄4 mi, 1⁄2 mi, or 1 mile and are free to run
as many times as they want.
Runners are grouped together by age to ensure safety and compatibility -
starting with the youngest ages running first. We may have several heats of the
same age group to accommodate Covid 19 spacing
Visit the Illinois Valley Striders Facebook Page for current updates & changes as we get closer to our first night, whenever that can happen.
Questions? Contact Judy - firstname.lastname@example.org or message me on Facebook