Lincoln Parks and Rec to host free youth track and field meet
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department announced Wednesday that it will be hosting a free youth track and field meet later this month.
The event is being held at Lincoln Northwest High School on May 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Participants must be 6 to 13 years old. They also need to register for the meet online or at the Lincoln Parks and Rec office.
Competitors can take part in the following events:
- Age 6 through 7: 50-meter dash, 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, standing long jump, baseball throw
- Age 8 through 9: 50-meter dash, 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, standing long jump, softball throw
- Age 10 through 11: 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, 800-meter run, standing long jump, softball throw
- Age 12 through 13: 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 800-meter run, 1600-meter run, running long jump, softball throw
The top four finishers in each event will be awarded ribbons.
And in the 8-year-old and older divisions, the top four competitors will advance to the Nebraska Youth Track and Field Meet Championships in Kearney.
Lincoln Parks and Rec is looking for event volunteers. For more info, call Jay Jacox at 402-441-5939 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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