NEW Kids Sprints Event for 2018!!

We will update Kids Sprints details in 2019…

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The 19th Annual Kids Sprints will be held in the Activities Arena (DECC South Pioneer Hall) on Friday, Sept. 14th. Registration starts at 4 p.m. The kids sprints are free to all kids 13 and under.

All kids can register for FREE with their parents at the race site.

New format for 2018: Indoor Oval Speed Skating

There will be both boys and girls heats of 7 skaters each. The number of kids in each age group will determine the number of heats. The top 3 places in each heat will challenge each other in the finals for overall 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Each age group will compete in the following distances:

5 and under: 1 lap
6-7: 2 laps
8-9: 3 laps
10-11: 4 laps
12-13: 5 laps

Free t-shirts and goodies for all participants! Medals are given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place boys and girls in each age group.

September 14 – Kids Sprints Schedule of Events:

Activities Arena (DECC South Pioneer Hall)

4pm – Free registration begins near skating oval

4:20pm – Opening ceremony with UMD Dance Team

4:30pm – Races begin with Pro Skater Speed Skating Demonstration

  • Pro Skater group
  • Age 5 and under group – 1 lap
  • Age 6-7 group – 2 laps
  • Age 8-9 group – 3 laps
  • Pro Skater group
  • Age 10-11 group – 4 laps
  • Age 12-13 group – 5 laps
  • Pro Skater group

5:45pm – Awards