2013 Hershey's Track and Field Games

WHO:                  Youth ages 9-14                     

WHAT:               Hershey’s Track and Field Games

WHEN:               Thursday, June 6, 2013

Registration begins at 3 p.m.; Events begin at 4 p.m.     

WHERE:            Paducah Tilghman High School Track

FEE:                              FREE

At the Hershey’s Track and Field Games, youth ages 9 to 14 can participate in up to three track and field events with the chance to compete in the state meet.  The games will be held Thursday, June 6 at the Paducah Tilghman High School track.  Registration begins at 3 p.m. with the events scheduled to start at 4 p.m.  There is no charge to participate.   Events include 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 1600m, softball throw, and standing long jump.

Winners of the meet in Paducah have the chance to participate in the Kentucky meet later this month.  To be eligible to compete in the state meet, all participants MUST bring a copy of their birth certificate to the event in Paducah.  Those who compete in the state meet have the chance to go to the North American Final in Hershey, Pennsylvania in August.   

For more information about Paducah Parks Services summer programs, leagues, classes, and special events, call 444-8508 or visit www.paducahky.gov.