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Apple Harvest Festival Road Races
The Y Cup
Sunday, October 1, 2017

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WHAT IS THE Y CUP?
•    An exciting addition to our Apple Harvest Festival Road Race festivities
•    It’s a relay for 4th and 5th graders to get involved in the 5 K Race (3.1 miles) with students running legs of 1 mile, 1 mile and 1.1 miles
•    Points will be awarded to boy and girl teams for 4th and 5th grade levels.  Winning team will be awarded the Y Cup to keep in their school for a year.  Thalberg Elementary School is the current champ.

DIVISIONS
•    Separate boy and girl divisions
•    Separate 4th and 5th grade divisions
•    Mixed teams accepted, however their placing will NOT be counted towards Y CUP points

NUTS AND BOLTS
•    Y Cup flyers (with waiver) will be sent to local Southington elementary schools at the start of the school year.
•    Team will sign up in advance at their respective schools (parent waiver)
•    Cost is $30 per team (checks can be made out to the YMCA)
•    All participants will get a t-shirt and finishers medal
•    The Y requests that each school have a contact person – to help with collecting forms and troubleshooting any issues.
•    All Y Cup participants will meet at the Y between 7:00 – 7:45 a.m. at the Ys Learning Center (30 High Street)
•    Y Cup participants who run the first leg (start of race to Mile 1) will stay at the Y Learning Center and will be escorted to start of race (on Columbus Blvd.) with Y staff/volunteers.  Once they finish running their mile, they will walk back to the designated Y Cup Pick-up in front of the Pepper Pot on Center Street with entire group of Y Cup participants where parents/guardians can sign out and pick up their child(ren)
•    Y Cup participants who run the 2nd leg (starting at Mile 1) will be driven via bus to the transition area on the course at 8:00.  They will be supervised by Y staff/volunteers.  When they complete their leg in transition area 2 (Mile), they will walk back to the Y as a group to designated Y Cup area in front of the Pepper Pot on Center Street where parents/guardians can sign out and pick up their child(ren)
•    Y Cup participants who run the 3rd leg (starting at Mile 2) will be driven via bus to the transition area on the course at 8:00.  They will be supervised by Y staff/volunteers.  When they finish, they will be brought to designated Y Cup area where parents can sign out and pick up their child(ren)

REGISTRATION
•    Registration form will be available to local schools the week of September 5th
•    Teams need to be formed with all waivers signed and returned no later than Monday, September 25th  
 
QUESTIONS
•    Please contact the Y’s Youth Program Director, Tom Sangeloty at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 860.426.9521 with any other questions about our Y Cup event.