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Hershey track and field meet in DL this Tuesday

Detroit Lakes is hosting the District 7 Hershey track and field meet Tuesday, with registration starting at 5 p.m. and running through 6 p.m. 

The meet starts at 6 p.m. 

The Hershey meet is for youth ages 9-14 and age is based on Dec. 31, 2013. 

Anyone with questions should contact Lisa Conzemius at or call her at 218-847-1163.

Anyone wanting to volunteer to help with registration, timing or field events should contact Conzemius, as well.

Several towns will be participating and cost is $5 for participants. 

The top four individuals will advance to the state Hershey track meet held on June 22, at Gustavus Aldolphus in St. Peter.

Races including the 50-meter dash, 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash 800-meter run, 1600-meter run, standing long jump and softball throw, as well as 4x100 relays. 

Certain age groups are limited for the above events.

This is the 36 year of Hershey Track and Field competitions. 

Hershey’s Track and Field Games is about helping get kids on the right track, teaching lifelong lessons and having fun with every run, jump and throw along the way.