Children, from crawlers to 15 years, should come out and show some speed during the annual Super Kids Race Day on Feb. 10, at the Southeast Missouri State University Student Recreation Center.
Age groups and distances are as follows:
- Crawlers 20 feet
- 1-2 years 50 meters
- 3 years 200 meters
- 4 years 200 meters
- 5 years 200 meters
- 6 years 200 meters
- 7 years 400 meters
- 8 years 400 meters
- 9 years 400 meters
- 10 years 600 meters
- 11 years 800 meters
- 12 years 800 meters
- 13-15 years 1 mile
In addition to the categories above, ages 7 to 12 can form a 400-meter relay team for competition.
All participants receive a Super Kids Race Day t-shirt and participation ribbon. Awards will be given out to the top five finishers under age two and the top three finishers in age categories three and up.
Register by Feb. 1 to receive a discount. On or before Feb. 1, the cost is $10 per child and $8 for each additional child. Starting Feb. 2, registration will be $12 for one child and $10 for each additional child. Registration forms are available at the A. C. Brase Arena, Osage Centre and Shawnee Park Center.
Day-of registration and check in begins at 11:45 a.m., continuing through 12:30 p.m. The event starts at 1 p.m.
For more information, please contact the Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department at 339-6340.