SPORTS IN BRIEF: Hershey's Track and Field Games, Fairfield triathlon information
Hershey’s Track and Field Games set for May 20
The Hershey’s Track and Field Games will be held May 20 at Trojan Stadium.
Youth, ages 9-14, may compete in up to three events; children must compete in at least one field event or running event if participating in three. However, 9- through 12-year-olds can participate in a relay as well as the three events for a total of four events due to those age groups not being eligible to advance to the North American finals.
The possible events for the kids to compete in include the 50-meter dash, 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, 4x100-meter relay, 800-meter run, 1600-meter run, standing long jump and the softball throw.
For more information, call Christy Leazer at the Roosevelt Aquatic Center at 472-7088 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mini-Sprint Trail Triathlon set for Saturday in June
The Fairfield Park and Recreation Department’s Mini-Sprint Trail Triathlon is scheduled for June 21.
The race will be at Waterworks Park. Check in is at 8 a.m. and the race will begin at 9 a.m. Six different age groups will be used for individuals and four different groups will be used for relay teams.
The fee is $35 per individual and $55 per relay team. Each participant must pre-register by June 6 to receive a free T-shirt.
For more information, call the Park and Recreation Department at 472-6159. To register, go online to www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.