Children’s Races

Children’s Races

Races for children from toddlers up to age 11, these events are aimed at children who are still at junior school.These races are held on a specially prepared track at the eastern side of the sports field. They 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.

If your child is in the final year at junior school then he/she may be eligible to enter the Junior Track Handicapped  Races in the main arena. However, please note anyone competing in the Junior Track Handicapped Races is not allowed to run in any of the Children’s Races.     

The events are as follows:

Sprint Races

Toddlers (under 4 years)

Boys and girls age 4-5 years, 6-7 years, 8-9 years and 10-11 years.

“There and Back Race”  Boys and girls, 8-9 years and 10-11 years.

Bean Bag and Bucket Races

 Boys and girls 4 – 5 years

Sack Races

 Boys and Girls, 6-7 years, 8-9 years and 10-11 years.

Mums and Dads

Finally there is a sprint race for the Mums and Dads with the first in each race getting a prize.