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Friday, August 10, 2012 - Page updated at 05:30 a.m.
Fit & Fun: a running event just for kids
By Richard Seven
Seattle Times staff reporter
Fit & Fun |
Hide the video games, shut off the cartoons and urge your child to get moving. Mill Creek's third annual Kids Fun Run on Saturday might be a good option.
The event, sponsored by local running store Run26 and the Mill Creek Parks & Recreation staff, caters to kids ranging in ages from 3 to 12. It will be held at the Heatherwood Middle School track, 1419 Trillium Blvd. S.E., Mill Creek.
The event includes:
One lap for kids from 3 to 5 years old. Begins at 10 a.m.;
One kilometer (just more than a half-mile) at 10:30 a.m.;
Two kilometers (just more than a mile) at 11 a.m.
All parents will be required to sign a waiver and are encouraged to stay and cheer. Register by Friday and your child will get a T-shirt.
One-third of the $15 registration fee will go to the American Red Cross to help families in Snohomish County.
Fit & Fun is a weekly notice about active recreational opportunities in the Greater Seattle area. To suggest a future item, contact Richard Seven: email@example.com.
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