Offaly

Wednesday, 25th May 2022,

Background
Each year AFRICA DAY is celebrated across the globe on May 25th
This year, Athletics Ireland and Offaly Sports Partnership will celebrate AFRICA DAY by holding the Diversity Games in Tullamore Harriers Stadium
The showcase events on the day will be 10 FASTKIDZ AFRICA sprint races for children of African heritage born in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

Date, Time & Venue

  • Wednesday 25th May in Tullamore Harriers Stadium
  • Check in from 9:30 am – first race at 10:15 am
  • Event will conclude by 2:00 pm

Who can take part in the FASTKIDZ Africa Sprints?

  • Girls and boys of African heritage born in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 or 2015
  • Places for up to 20 children are available in each of the 10 races
  • Places must be pre booked and are available on a first come basis

Entry Fee and Prizes

  • Entry is free but places must be pre booked
  • An invitation will be sent to all entrants who booked a place
  • Each child who competes in the FASTKIDZ AFRICA Sprints will receive a small prize to the value of €20 and a commemorative Africa Day medal
  • The overall winners in each of the 10 categories will receive an additional prize

How can I enter a child?

Contact Eamonn Henry, FASTKIDZ AFRICA Sprints Coordinator on 086 794 8054 or email ehenry@offalycoco.ie before Thursday 12th May.

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