Free One Mile Walk Series for the Kids
Free One Mile Walk Series for the Kids

The South Texas Walking Club is proud to announce the formation of a one mile walk series for the kids.  The free walk events are being sponsored by the Texas Society of Certified Public Accounts - Rio Grande Valley Chapter, and are open to all kids all over the country. 

     There will be six races in six different cities.  Beginning on Saturday April 19th and continuing through the end of May, the children in the McAllen/Pharr region will be able to compete in a series of races that hopefully will bring even more kids to the team. 

The races will culminate with the USATF Youth Road National Championships coming to South Texas for the first time.  The USATFF Youth Road Nationals will be held on Sunday May 25th in front of the  Pharr City Hall, in Pharr, Texas.

Coach Jaime has already sent out an invitation to all of the schools in each city and he has been promised tremendous support from the school boards.  The one mile series of races will have an excellent judging crew consisting of: Bert Pickell, Dave Gwyn, Janis Bluhm, George West, Laverne Nielson, and Keith Conquest.

Here is the schedule:

Saturday April 19th - PSJA Stadium - Pharr, Texas
Saturday April 26th - Lacky Stadium - Weslaco, Texas
Saturday May 3rd -  Edinburg Bobcat Stadium - Edinburg, Texas
Satuday May 10th - McAllen Memorial Stadium - McAllen, Texas
Saturday May 17th - Benni La Prade Stadium - Donna, Texas
Saturday May 24th - Tom Landry Stadium - Mission, Texas

Sunday May 25th - Pharr City Hall - Pharr, Texas

The Saturday races schedule will be as follows:
8 and 9 year olds will race at 9:00am
10 and 11 year olds will race at 9:15am
12 and 13 year olds will race at 9:30am
14 to 18 year olds will race at 10:00am.

For the USATF Youth Road Nationals the races will begin at 8:00am.  More information will be released soon for this event.

All Children must arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of their race to warm up and get their bib number.

Trophies will be given out to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers and ribbons will be given out to the 4th, 5th, and 6th place finishers in each of the following age groups:
8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17 + 18.

For more information please visit our web site at and click on the calendar on the left side of the screen.

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