Hershey meet set for Thursday

2013-05-16T13:55:00Z 2013-07-05T15:51:09Z Hershey meet set for Thursday The Billings Gazette
May 16, 2013 1:55 pm

The Billings Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the new date for the annual Youth Hershey Track and Field Meet is Thursday, May 30.

The meet, which was rained out on its original date earlier this month, is free and does not require pre-registration. It begins at 6 p.m. at Daylis Stadium.

First-place finishers in each event will qualify to attend the Hershey State Meet in Colstrip on June 15.

At the state meet, a minimum of five athletes from Montana will quality for an expense-paid trip to the North American Finals in Hershey, Pa., in August.

The Billings meet is for area boys and girls ages 9-14 as of Dec. 31, 2010. Participants may compete in two running and one field or two field and one running event and the relay for ages 9-10 and 11-12.

The relays count as a running event for ages 13-14.

For more information or a list of events, call the Billings Parks and Recreation Department at 657-8371.

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