LVRR Kids Series

Sat May 26 - Sat August 4, 2018 Allentown, PA US 18103

LVRR Kids Series

$0 8:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT Registration Opens May 27, 2018 at 12:00am EDT

Races are held 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.

Lehigh Parkway
1600 Park Drive
Allentown, PA US 18103

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

WHO: Children ages 3-14
WHERE: LVRR Clubhouse, Lehigh Parkway, Allentown, PA
WHEN: Saturdays, May 26, June 16, June 23, July 7, July 28, August 4
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.

• 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 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 26, 2018. You will stay in this age group for the entire series.

9:05am: Raffle Winners Announced
9:10am: Raffle Winners Announced
9:15am: Raffle Winners Announced
9:25am: Age groups gather behind clubhouse
9:28am: 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 75% 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. 


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 23rd, winners announced July 7th.

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

  • 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
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.

Note that this is an interactive map that you can zoom in/out, select various courses on left menu, hover or select an icon for further details/images.

Youth Run Contact Info
If you have any questions about this Youth Run, please contact the Youth Run director at
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Youth Run Website

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