The Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics Junior Jog features family-friendly events taking place in the baseball themed atmosphere of Principal Park on Saturday, October 19 at 9:30 am.
Distances vary based on academic grade level, however children may participate in the distance that is best suited for their personal development. Hy-Vee KidsFit offers a daily program of activities for children to build endurance and increase self-confidence. Check out the different Hy-Vee KidsFit 5K Training Guides designed to encourage kids to get fit and stay fit.
9:30 am Preschool 100 yards
9:40 am Kindergarten 1/10 mile
9:50 am 1st and 2nd Grade 1/4 mile
10:00 am 3rd and 4th Grade 1/2 mile
10:10 am 5th and 6th Grade 1 mile
REGISTER AND SAVE
Sign a child up today for the Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics Junior Jog. Register now.
Save $5 on the Junior Jog by registering for Mercy Live Up Loop 5-Mile Run, and then adding a child to the Junior Jog. Register now.
Save $5 on the Junior Jog by registering for the Mercy Live Up Loop 1-Mile Walk, and then adding a child in the Junior Jog. Register now.
All participants will receive a Mercy Live Up Loop 5-Mile Run stadium blanket and finisher medal, along with a Junior Jog bib.
Packet pick-up takes place at the Scheels Sports & Fitness Expo on Friday, October 18 from 3:00 to 8:00 pm. Iowa Events Center, 730 Third Street, Des Moines, IA 50309.
Packet pick-up will also be available at the registration table located on the main concourse, inside the Gate B entrance at Principal Park.
The Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics Junior Jog takes place on Saturday, October 19 at 9:30 am. Principal Park, 1 Line Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309.