2013 Mount Wilson Trail Race - Youth Opportunities

Kids’ Fun Run
Join the Sierra Madre Community Foundation and CATZ Sports for the 2013 Mount Wilson Trail Race Kids’ Fun Run. The Kid’s Fun Run is an absolutely free event for youth ages 3-12 years of age. The Kid’s Fun Run will begin at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Youth will have the opportunity to run up and down Baldwin Ave. and finish under the same banner as MWTR runners! Youth 3-6 years of age will run a ½ mile course, while youth 7-12 will run the full mile. All participants must sign up with a parent or guardian beginning at 7:00 a.m. in Kersting Court. The first 250 youth to sign up will receive a free T-shirt, compliments of Sierra Madre Community Foundation and will receive a ribbon for their participation.

Kids’ Fun Run Training Days
Join past MWTR Women's Race Winners Sharon Pevsner and Jill Liston as they prepare you for the MWTR Kids' Fun Run. Training days will be held on Saturday April 27, 2013 and Saturday May 11, 2013 beginning at 9:00 am at Sierra Vista Park – Westside, 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Participation in the training days is free for all and participants should bring running shoes and water. Participants will learn basic running technique, complete running drills, and take part in a question and answer session with Sharon Pevsner and Jill Liston.

Kids’ Fun Run T-Shirt Design Contest
Your artwork can be featured on the 2013 Mount Wilson Trail Race Kids’ Fun Run T-Shirt! Youths in Kindergarten – 8th grade are encouraged to submit their artwork for this contest. The winning entry will have their artwork displayed on the back of the Kids’ Fun Run t-shirt, be recognized at the Mount Wilson Trail Race and receive a t-shirt with their design. Participation in the contest is absolutely free. Contest application and guidelines are available on the City’s website, www.cityofsierramadre.com, on the Community Services Department page or at the Community Services office located at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Applications are due by Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:00 pm.

For more information on any of the 2013 Mount Wilson Trail Race Youth Opportunities please contact the Community Services Department at 626.355.5278.

Kids race start line