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LVRR Kids Series


Sat May 27 - Sat August 5 2017
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Location: Allentown, PA US 18103 Directions
Type: Run Only
Events
Event Time Price Details
LVRR Kids Series
Time
8:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT
Price
$0
Registration closes on May 24, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on May 28, 2017 at 12:00am EDT
Place
Lehigh Parkway
1600 Park Drive
Allentown, PA US 18103
Description

This is a FREE event offered to all children in the Lehigh Valley.

WHO: Children ages 3-14
WHERE: LVRR Clubhouse, Little Lehigh Parkway, Allentown, PA
WHEN: Saturdays, May 27, June 17, June 24, July 8, July 29, August 5
WHY: To educate children to the sport of running and promote a healthy lifestyle
FREE: In its continued efforts to support youth running in the Lehigh Valley, the LVRR is proud to sponsor every child for this event.

AGE GROUPS AND 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

CHECK-IN

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

Check-in will be by age group, child’s age as of May 28, 2017. You will stay in this age group for the entire series.

9:15am: Raffle Winners Announced
9:25am: Age groups gather behind clubhouse
9:27am: 11-12 & 13-14 age groups leave for warm up
9:30am: Registration Closes. 3-4 & 5-6 leave for start area. 7-8 & 9-10 will stay behind clubhouse in shade and cheer on the 11-14 runners as they pass by
9:45am: Races start (3-4, 11-12 and 13-14)

  • As soon as 3-4 age group has completed and finish chute is cleared, we start 5-6 year olds.
  • When about half of the 11-14 group has finished, 7-8 and 9-10 will head over to start area.
  • Once 11-14 has finished, 7-8 & 9-10 will start AT THE SAME TIME

 

Please no headphones during race


One parent per child may run with the 3-4 year olds.

NO parents may run on the course at any point with ages 5-14. 

HIGHLIGHTS

Health & Safety Expo: June 17

T-shirt design and slogan contest:

Winners have their design printed on front, slogan on back of series t-shirts.
Winners also receive a sweatshirt with design/slogan with their name included.
Deadline for entries is June 24th, winners announced July 8th.

Please mail all entries to the following address, or drop off at check-in:
Lehigh Valley Road Runners
Kids Running Series
PO Box 592
Allentown, PA 18105

AMENITIES
  • T-shirts are guaranteed to all that complete 4 of the 6 events.
  • Ribbons are awarded to each finisher at all events.
  • 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 country format.
  • Water and snacks provided after each event ONLY to race participants. 
Directions/Parking Map
The Main Entrance, Park Drive, is now OPEN again. 

GPS: 1600 Park Drive, Allentown PA 18103

From Rt 22 (East or West): (2.8 Miles to Parkway) Exit South on 15th St Toward Allentown, Pass YMCA on left, cross over open grate bridge, go thru next stop light. Just over the hill (there will be a 5-way intersection) make a 90 degree right turn into the parkway and follow road to end. LVRR clubhouse is the small white house on left.

From Rt. 78 (East or West): (1.5 Miles to Parkway) Exit and go north on Lehigh St toward Allentown for one mile then turn left onto Jefferson /15th St at Traffic Light at Parkway Shopping Center. Go 1/4 mile and (at 5-way intersection) turn 90 degree left into Parkway and follow road to end. LVRR clubhouse is the small white house on left.

Click here for parking map, logistics and course maps

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Additional Youth Run information can be found at http://lvrr.org/races/kids-series/.