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.
The races are as follows:
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
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.
Children’s races are for all children who are still at primary school or due to start Secondary School in Sept. 2019.
Children competing in the track races in the main arena are not eligible to enter these races.