Kenosha Running Company has partnered with the Special Olympics of Wisconsin to present the State Cross Country Meet for Special Olympians.
The meet will be welcoming for all Special Olympic Athletes and also open to non-Special Olympic athletes of all ages and abilities.
This event will feature three different distances with staggered start times:
2:00 p.m. will be the 800-meter event. Athletes must be able to complete the distance in 20 minutes.
2:25 p.m. will be the start of the 1600 meter event. Athletes must be able to complete the distance in 35 minutes.
3:10 p.m. will be the start of the 5000-meter event. Athletes must be able to complete the distance in 70 minutes.
The 5000-meter event will be chip timed. The 800 and 1600 events will not be chip timed.
The Special Olympic Challenge give any athlete the opportunity to participate in all three races creating extra special memories.
Packet pick up is available on Friday prior to the event at Kenosha Running Company 1706 22nd Ave Kenosha, WI 53144. Same day pick up will be available at the event site starting at 11:00 a.m. and continuing up until the start of the 5000-meter event.
Please contact us with any questions or suggestions on how to make this a more inclusive and better event for everyone ~ 262-925-0300 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org