Kids Fun Run Series OPENS on March 17th

AMHERST, OH – The 2019 Kids Fun Run Series opens up on Sunday, March 17th with the “Run for the Rainbow” event at the Hollstein Reservation (Mercy Health – Amherst HeathPlex). This is the first of six events this year. Individuals that participate and finish in four of the six events will receive a medal at the completion of the season.

The event is designed for participants to run to all seven color stations (located around the outdoor playground) and receive a sticker prior to racing for the finish where the “Pot of Gold” will be full of prizes and a finisher ribbon for each participant.

EVENT DATE
Sunday, March 17, 2019
11:30am (registration) 12:10pm (Race)

EVENT LOCATION
Hollstein Reservation (Mercy Health – Amherst HealthPlex)
47160 Hollstein Drive – Amherst, Ohio
440.984.3470 (phone)

PARTICIPANTS AND REGISTRATION
Ages 12-under (boys and girls)
$2.00/child

REGISTRATION DATES
Register at metroparks.cc OR 440.984.3470 (February 1 – March 15)
Race Day registration starts at 11:30am at Amherst HealthPlex

COURSE
The course is a 1/2 mile race that is well marked with colored stations around the Hollstein Reservation playground.

AWARDS
All participants will receive a finisher ribbon, golden treat, and post-race beverage.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Ryan Ladd (race director) at 440-984-3470 or rladd@metroparks.cc

UPCOMING SERIES EVENTS
Mini Marathon (Sunday, April 14th)
Jr. Warrior Dash (Sunday, May 12th)
Kids Duathalon (Sunday, September 8th)
Trick-or-Treat on your Feet (Sunday, October 20th) 
Jr. Turkey Trot (Sunday, November 10th )

The 2019 Kids Fun Run Series features two NEW races including
the Mini Marathon (April) and Kids Duathalon (September).

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