2016 wylie ryan fall half marathon for kids


In association with the
Wylie Ryan's Most Excellent Turkey Trot 1Km Run
Oct 9, 2016

The Goal :
To complete the Fall Colours Half Marathon of 21.1Km



We are pleased to announce a training/running program for kids up to 11 years of age. Beginning as early as September 1 kids in the program start logging mileage.  The program culminates in their participation in Wylie Ryan's Most Excellent Turkey Trot 1Km Run at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum.  

The Wylie Ryan Ottawa Fall Colours Half Marathon for Kids is a home and/or school program that can be used to meet your DPA, Physical Education Outcomes, or Cross Country meet preparation needs. Or it may just provide the kids and their parents with a “kid focused” fall running experience.  

The program allows kids to track their daily running distances, under parent or teacher supervision, and rewards them for completing 21.1 Km (a full half marathon) during at the Wylie Ryan's Most Excellent Turkey Trot 1Km Run

Kids completing the program receive:  
                  Personal Online Performance Certificate
                  Personalized Running Bib
                  Half Marathon Medal presentation during awards presentations
                  Souvenir Shirt
                  A Chance at Draw Prizes
                  Bragging rights!
                  A great time!

Schools or clubs may decide to enter a whole class, team, or individual students may enter the program on their own (with parental permission) through the online entry form.

If you are entering as a school unit, or want more information on the Wylie Ryan Ottawa Fall Colours Half Marathon for Kids, please email info@somersault.ca.

eligibility

1. Students up to 11 years of age.
2. Students may be entered by a parent/guardian, or by the school.

the program
1. To enter the Wylie Ryan Fall Colours Half Marathon for Kids, students must enter and participate in the Wylie Ryan's Most Excellent Turkey Trot 1Km Run at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum. You can enter at http://www.somersault.ca/eventwylieryanturkeytrot.htm

2. To successfully complete the Wylie Ryan Ottawa Fall Colours Half Marathon for Kids, students must run the official 21Km half marathon distance as outlined in #3, #4, & #5 below.

3. Entrants must run the first 20Km, at home or school, between September 1st and the date of the Thanksgiving weekend Turkey Trot. 

5. They can count a maximum of 2Km of running per day, and must run on a minimum of 12 days.

6. They plot their daily distance on the downloadable Wylie Ryan Fall Half Marathon Kilometre Log Book (click here).

7. Please contact christine@somersault.ca before the race, to provide the names of those who will be completing the half marathon distance at the race.  We will prepare a printed certificate and have an Ottawa Fall Colours Half Marathon medal available at our special awards presentation on race day.

8. Participants must bring their Wylie Ryan Ottawa Fall Colours Half Marathon Kilometre Log Book to the Wylie Ryan's Most Excellent Turkey Trot 1Km Run, for verification.

9. Turkey trotters then participate in the Wylie Ryan's Most Excellent Turkey Trot 1Km Run to complete the Wylie Ryan Ottawa Fall Colours Half Marathon for Kids and qualify for the certificate and Ottawa Fall Colours Half Marathon finishers’ medal. 

10. Wylie Ryan Ottawa Fall Colours Half Marathon for Kids finishers are asked to attend the award presentations shortly after the completion of the 5 km event to receive their well-deserved certificate and have an Ottawa Fall Colours Half Marathon medal and a great big round of applause from proud family and friends!  Certificate and medal are available on race day only so make sure to attend!

the awards

  • Wylie Ryan Ottawa Fall Colours Half Marathon for Kids Certificate presentation on race day
  • Ottawa Fall Colours Half Marathon Finisher Medal presentation on race day
  • Wylie Ryan Fall Half Marathon for Kids Online Finisher Certificate
  • A Chance at Cool Draw Prizes

running tips for kids - a parent and teacher guide
Click here for 'Running Tips for Kids - a Parent and Teacher Guide'

your wylie ryan fall half marathon log book
Record the number of kilometres you run on you very own Wylie Ryan Fall Half Marathon Log Book. Click here to print out the Log Book, so you can keep track of how many Kilometres you run. You must bring the Log Book to theWylie Ryan's Most Excellent Turkey Trot 1Km Run and have it authorized, so you can receive your Half Marathon Awards after you run the Wylie Ryan's Most Excellent Turkey Trot 1Km Run.

entry fee
Entry into the Wylie Ryan Fall Half Marathon for Kids is free with your entry into the Wylie Ryan's Most Excellent Turkey Trot 1Km Run. Information on that event, and an entry form can be found at http://www.somersault.ca/eventwylieryanturkeytrot.htm

special school/class entry fees
Contact info@somersault.ca to arrange for a entry fees for school groups, or teams.

 
2016 fall half marathon for kids
Oct 9
Ottawa

Wylie Ryan's Most Excellent Turkey Trot 1km including the Wylie Ryan Fall Half Marathon Program for Kids

 
 
  © Somersault Event Series - 2251389 Ontario Limited - All rights reserved.