The Young Athletes Foundation and Grandma's Marathon invite children 14 and under to lace up their shoes and take part in the 2013 Wednesday Night at the Races. This free race series begins Wednesday at Griggs Field on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus and continues every Wednesday evening through August 28th.  

Registration is between 5:00 p.m. and 5:50 p.m. each race night, and the races begin at 6 p.m.

Race dates and locations for 2013:

July 24: *UMD Campus – Griggs Field

July 31: *Duluth East High School (301 North 40th Avenue East)

August 7: Lincoln Park Middle School (3215 West 3rd Street, Duluth)

August 14: *Hermantown High School Track (4335 Hawk Circle Drive)

August 21: Central Park (717 6th Avenue East, Superior)

August 28: Park Point – Followed by an end-of-the-season picnic

*Event includes wheelchair division

Age categories and distances for boys and girls: (may change due to weather conditions)

  • Wheelchair division – 1/8 mile
  • 4 & under – 1/8 mile
  • 5 & 6 – 1/8 mile
  • 7 & 8 – 1/4 mile
  • 9 & 10 – 1/4 mile
  • 11 & 12 – 1/2 mile
  • 13 & 14 – 1/2 mile

All finishers receive a race ribbon upon completion of their race. Prize drawings are held each week for all registered participants.

For more information, visit www.grandmasmarathon.com