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Middle and Elementary School Fun Run Set for Nov. 2

The distance students will run varies between a quarter-mile and one mile.

Middle and Elementary School Fun Run Set for Nov. 2

Elk Grove elementary school students are invited to hit the track with Katherine Albiani Middle School students for a fun run on Nov. 2, the Elk Grove Unified School District announced.

The distance students will run during the sixth-annual Falcon Fun Run depends on their age. The full press release follows:

Katherine L. Albiani Middle School to host 6th Annual Falcon Fun Run 

Calling all runners!  It’s time to grab your running shoes and hit the road!

Elementary school students from throughout Elk Grove Unified are invited to participate in the 6thAnnual Falcon Fun Run at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, November 2, 2012, sponsored by the Katherine L. Albiani Middle School cross-country team.

Students in kindergarten will run a ¼-mile course, grades 1 and 2 will run a ½-mile course, grades 3 and 4 will run a ¾-mile course and grades 5 and 6 will run a 1-mile course.  Awards will be given to the top three boys and top three girls in each division.  Post race refreshments will also be provided.

“The cross-country team is very excited to sponsor this event for the sixth year,” said Traci Seto, a math teacher at Albiani and race director of the Falcon Fun Run.  “This event not only allows the team to stay active in the community, but also gives them a chance to introduce the sport of running to younger students.”

Pre-registration check-in and race day registration begins at 3 p.m.  The cost is $5 per runner postmarked on or before October 29 or $7 per runner on race day.  T-shirts are available for an additional $10.  The kindergarten run begins at 4:15 p.m., the first/second grade run begins at 4:30 p.m., the third/fourth grade run begins at 4:50 p.m. and the fifth/sixth grade run begins at 5:15 p.m.  All races will start and end at Katherine L. Albiani Middle School.

To register for the event, contact Traci Seto at (916) 686-5210 or  tseto@egusd.net.

WHO: Cross-country athletes from Katherine L. Albiani Middle School, EGUSD elementary school students

WHAT: Elk Grove Unified elementary school students are invited to participate in the 6th Annual Falcon Fun Run.  All proceeds raised from the event will benefit the Katherine L. Albiani Middle School Cross Country Team.

WHEN: 4:15 p.m., Friday, November 2, 2012

WHERE: Katherine L. Albiani Middle School, 9140 Bradshaw Rd.

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