IVS KIDS SUMMER RUNNING SERIES 2023
Get Ready to Run !!!
OPENING DAY - MONDAY, MAY 8
WHERE: Carle 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 Carle Health Proctor
Fitness Path. The series begins on Monday, May 8 through Monday, June 19.
(No run on Memorial Monday, May 29)
Our emphasis is on participation, complete with finish line, finishing ribbons and
refreshments. (Cookies & juice provided by Carle Health Proctor Hospital) Everyone’s
a winner just by finishing!
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.
Visit the Illinois Valley Striders Facebook Page for current updates & changes as we get closer to our first night.
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