Hamline News

April 24, 2009

Hamline to host Saint Paul's Fastest Kid! race

The race will feature the top boys and girls in fifth and sixth grade from participating schools in Saint Paul.

The goal of this event is to promote fitness and athletics at school, as well as giving youth a chance to compete and visit a college campus.

Participants will receive a complimentary t-shirt and sports drink. After the race, the fastest girl and boy will do a 100-meter jog down the home stretch of the track and will get to throw a t-shirt into the stands.

Itinerary for "Saint Paul's Fastest Kid!" events: 

9:35 a.m. - Welcome and introduction of college sprinters and Piper mascot. The race participants will then warm up with the Piper sprinters.

9:55 a.m. - Starter instructions for race participants including demonstration of start gun.

10:00 a.m. - Preliminary heats begin

11:20 a.m. - Boys Finals

11:30 a.m. - Girls Finals