Final week for Wednesday Night at the Races

Registration will be from 5-5:50 p.m. The first race starts at 6 p.m. on Aug. 28 at Wade Stadium.
Girls in the 7- and 8-year-old division start their 400-meter race during the Wednesday Night at the Races put on by the Young Athletes Foundation of Grandma’s Marathon at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior on Wednesday, Aug. 14 (Jed Carlson /

Children 14 and younger are invited to the season-end finale of Wednesday Night at the Races this week sponsored by the Young Athletes Foundation in partnership with the Duluth Huskies , according to a news release from the YAF.

Registration will be from 5-5:50 p.m. The first race starts at 6 p.m. with the youngest group running first. Every child will receive a t-shirt and finisher ribbon. Following the races, there will be a free, year-end picnic celebration catered by Green Mill .

The 2019 races have been held each Wednesday since July 24 at different area locations and drew hundreds of children each week. In 1990, Grandma’s Marathon founded the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF) to promote and develop healthy and active lifestyles for youth throughout the region. Since its inception, the YAF has contributed more than $1,000,000 to area nonprofit youth athletic organizations.

Day: Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Time: Races are from 6–7:30 p.m.


Place: Wade Stadium, 101 N. 35th Avenue W.

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