Wednesday Night At The Races Starts July 24th, Schedule Here
Wednesday Night at the Races is back this Wednesday July 24th, kids 0 to 14 are encouraged to come and race and have fun. This exciting event will go for 6 consecutive weeks in different locations and will draw 400 kids a night.
Wednesday Night at the Races starts July 24th and goes until August 28th, here's the schedule:
July 24 - UMD Griggs Field
July 31 - Ordean Stadium Track at Duluth East High School
August 7 - Lincoln Park Middle School
August 14 - Hermantown High School Track
August 21 - Central Park in Superior
August 28 - Park Point (followed by year-end picnic)
Registration is from 5:00 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. each evening of the series. These races are free. The youth races will start promptly at 6:00 p.m. beginning with the Courage Duluth wheelchair division (when offered) followed by the youngest age group and ending with the oldest children.
Children will be split up into groups according to their age. Age groups and distances are as follows:
Courage Duluth wheelchair division – 1/8 mile
4 & under – 1/8 mile
5 & 6 years old – 1/8 mile
7 & 8 years old – 1/4 mile
9 & 10 years old – 1/4 mile
11 & 12 years old – 1/2 mile
13 & 14 years old – 1/2 mile
Every child that competes will get a ribbon after finishing and drawings will be held weekly.