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