YMCA Hosts All-Metro Track and Field Meet for Youth on July 29

Roseville, MN – The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities, a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, will host a metro-wide track and field meet for youth from ages 3 to 14 on Saturday, July 29.

More than 400 participants will compete in events with others from their age group, including running events of various distances ranging from 50 to 1500 meters, long jump, and shot put and hurdles for kids entering second grade or higher. The event is the culmination of an 8-week long track and field program participants engaged in at their local Ys.

“YMCA sports are built on the idea that everyone has an opportunity to play,” said Glen Gunderson, president and CEO of the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities.  “YMCA athletes come from all backgrounds to unite as a team, develop lifelong friendships and engage in healthy, positive competition.”

WHO:
YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

WHAT:
All-Metro Track and Field Meet

WHERE:
Roseville High School at 1240 West County Road B2 in Roseville, MN 55134

WHEN:
Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

About the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities is a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Established 161 years ago, the Ys provide life-strengthening services across 12 counties of the greater Twin Cities metro region and western Wisconsin communities.  The 28 Y locations and program sites, seven overnight camps, 10 day camps, and more than 90 child care sites engage more than 350,000 men, women and children of all ages, incomes and backgrounds.  To learn more about the Y’s mission and work, visit www.ymcamn.org.