Races for children from toddlers up to age 13 are held on a specially prepared track at the eastern side of the sports field.
These are extremely popular and begin at 2pm prompt and last for about an hour.
In each race every participating child receives a rosette and a lolly, with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions receiving small monetary prizes. In 2015 over 500 rosettes were given out.
The races are as follows:
Toddlers (under 4 years)
Boys and girls age 4-5 years, 8-9 years, 10-11 years and 12-13 years
“There and Back Race” Boys and girls, 8-9 years, 10-11 years and 12-13 years
Bean Bag and Bucket Races
Boys and girls 4 – 5 years
Boys and Girls, 6-7 years, 8-9 years, 10-11 years, 12-13 years
Mums and Dads
Finally there is a sprint race for the Mums and Dads with the first in each race getting a prize.