Marshall Field was awash with hundreds of eager kids, and their equally keen parents, on Wednesday, April 19.
Vernon School District elementary school cross country races kicked off for Kingergarten to Grade 7 students. Approximately 1,200 students took part.
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There will be another race at Marshall Field on Wednesday, April 26 and at J.W. Inglis in Lumby on May 3, from 3-4:30 each day.
Most races, the boys and girls ran separately. Runs took place every 30 minutes from 2:45 to around 4 p.m.
The Morning Star captured photos from the Grades 2 and 3 runs, both boys and girls.
Track and field events tke place May 23, 24, 25 and 26 at Greater Vernon Athletic Park, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day.
Each zone event includes four schools with the top three athletes at each event advancing to the district championship June 1.
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