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West Elementary Track And Field Day Friday

By Staff | May 7, 2009

One of the annual traditions of Emmetsburg athletics is on slate for this Friday with the annual running of the West Elementary Track and Field Day.

The annual outing for West Elementary students will begin at 10 a.m. at Duane Twait Field at the Emmetsburg High School athletic complex.

The event is divided into two sections. The morning session features running events on the track, including the 300 meter run, 200 meter dash and 100 meter dash. Also included in the morning is the long jump.

The afternoon session features activities such as the football throw, softball throw, flying disc toss and jump rope events for the students.

As part of the days’ activites, the students and their teachers enjoy a sack lunch at the athletic complex.

The event is open to the public and families are invited to bring their lunch and join their children during the lunch break.

In case of inclement weather on Friday, the West Elementray Track and Field Day would be made up on Friday, May 15.