Courtesy of Athletics Canada – April 4, 2012
HOSTS FOR HERSHEY’S TRACK & FIELD GAMES DAY IN CANADA & WORLD ATHLETICS DAY ANNOUNCED
OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced today the three communities which will host HERSHEY’S Track & Field Games™ Day in Canada events during the upcoming month of May. Grande Prairie, Alta., Surrey, B.C., and Saskatoon, Sask., will all host competitions as part of this national celebration of grassroots athletics. The participating competitions were chosen from nationwide applications.
The selected competitions are targeted to midget aged participants and younger and are hosted as part of a school or community club event. Each competition will be provided with an event kit and will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $1,000 grant to be used to support grassroots athletics in their community.
2012 Hershey’s Track & Field Games in Canada events
Ocean Athletics Invitational – May 9 – Surrey, British-Columbia
Peace Country Classic / Grande Prairie Hershey Meet – May 12 – Grande Prairie, Alberta
Saskatoon City Hershey Meet – June 2 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
For more information on Hershey’s Track & Field Games Day in Canada visit http://www.athletics.ca/hersheyday
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