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Calgary Marathon to characteristic the youngest race class

Runners with little ones two and underneath, this one’s for you. On Tuesday, Run Calgary introduced the inaugural “Wee Wild Ones Diaper Sprint” to hitch the Calgary Marathon race weekend festivities on Could 25.

The 42.2-foot sprint will function “a joyful household expertise to have interaction our future marathoners of their first ever aggressive occasion,” says Run Calgary govt director, Kirsten Fleming. Designed for members underneath the age of two, the Diaper Sprint will characteristic a toddler- and baby-friendly course lined with neon pylons to assist little ones keep on target and permit household and pals to get entangled within the enjoyable.

Calgary Marathon Diaper Dash
Photograph: Run Calgary

Whereas this occasion is the proper alternative for enjoyable household images, don’t let the cuteness idiot you–it’s nonetheless a contest! Crawling and strolling are allowed and the quickest child will likely be topped the highest Diaper Dasher and stroll away with a prize bundle price $200.

There are additionally some “rules” to concentrate on:

  • Mother and father can make use of varied ways to inspire their little ones, together with toys, cameras, stuffies and snacks.
  • Within the spirit of equity, race administrators will diligently confirm delivery certificates if wanted to make sure that not one of the members exceed the allowable age limits.
  • Athletes are inspired to put on diapers and likewise garments acceptable for a spirited competitors.

The occasion is capped at 60 members, registration is $10 and you’ll enroll right here. For racers with older kids on the lookout for extra family-friendly alternatives,  try the Children Marathon as effectively.

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