Third annual Wildcat 5K Walk/Run and Mile Fun Run to be held virtually
In an effort to adhere to state guidelines regarding social distancing, the GHS Cross Country and Track Boosters are hosting the Virtual Edition of the 3rd annual Wildcat 5K and Mile Fun Run in June.
For the first time, participants of all ages are eligible to participate in the Mile Fun Run for free, while there is a $20 registration free to participate in the Wildcats 5K Walk/Run. Proceeds from the event benefit the Gardner High and Gardner Middle School Track and Cross Country programs as well as the GHS Athletic Association and AA Ball.
Anyone interested in participating may resister online at runsignup.com through noon on Friday, June 19 and all details regarding the event are available online at wildcat5krace.org.
As this year’s event is taking place virtually, participants are asked to run/walk the 3.1 mile (5K) or one mile distance on a treadmill, an open track, on the local roads around your residence or your favorite 5K course while making sure to observe and follow social distancing by maintaining six feet of space between you and friends, family or others who may be in the area.
Event organizers recommend using a GPS watch or a phone app to record your time/results and results must be sent in to event organizers by 1 p.m. on Friday, June 19. Results will be posted early on the morning of Saturday, June 20. Prizes for winners and T-shirts may be picked up at the Wildcat 5K Social Distancing Drive-Thru Station between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 20 at Gardner High School.
Chair City Lions American Youth Football & Cheer holding registration
Registration for the Chair City Lions American Youth Football & Cheer organization is open to anyone ages 5-16 in Gardner or the surrounding communities.
Sign-ups are based upon the child’s age. Football players who are 5- or 6-years old should sign-up for the Flex/Flag 6U football team for a registration fee of $100, plus an additional $50 free for the football jersey. Cheerleaders who are 5- or 6-years old should sign up for the 6U cheerleading team for a registration fee of $100, plus an additional $100 fee for a cheer spirit pack.
Football players who are 7-12 years old are to sign-up for tackle football for a $200 registration fee, plus an additional $50 for the football jersey. Cheerleaders ages 7-16 may sign-up for a $200 registration fee, plus an additional $100 fee for a cheer spirit pack.
A $50 deposit is required upon registration and payment plans are available. In addition, a $50 refundable fundraising/volunteer fee will also be charged to each family. The free is refundable once certain criteria are met.
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Registration is open for National Dekhockey Center’s spring season
The start of the National Dekhockey Center's spring season has been postponed to a time still to be determined, but sign-ups are still open and ongoing.
Those who are interested in signing up to play may do so by downloading the registration form from mylec.com. Once on the website, go to the tabs on the left and click on the 'NDHC Form', then 'Download Form', fill it out and bring it back to the Mylec offices.
You can also sign up online by going to mylec.com and going to the same 'NDHC Form' tab, but click 'Register Online.’ Your third option is to call 978-297-0089 and sign up over the phone. Your fourth and final option is to contact the NDHC on Facebook @NationalDekhockeyCenter.
Local scores welcomed
Parents and coaches are encouraged to submit write-ups for youth and recreational league games. Results should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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