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Athletes invited to Hershey's Track and Field Competition

Published: Thursday, May 16, 2013 4:39 p.m. CDT

ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District invites runners ages 9 to 14 to compete in the Hershey's Track and Field Competition, May 31, for a chance at the national meet in Hershey, Penn.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m., participants will compete in events including the 50-, 100-, 200- and 400-meter dash, 800- and 1600-meter run, the softball throw and the standing long jump at York High School, 355 W. St Charles Road. Athletes may enter up to three events, which must include at least one field and one running event.

The first- and second-place finishers will advance to the state meet in Chicago and potentially the final meet in Hershey, Penn.

Pre-registration is required, but participation is free. Call 630-993-8901 for more information.

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