On your mark, get set, go: The fifth-annual Canyons District Intramurals Cross Country Championship Meet will be Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at Eastmont Middle, 10100 S. 1300 East. The event starts at 9 a.m. with a Parade of Athletes.
At the race, the top three girls and three boys from each of Canyons District’s eight middle schools will run a 1.5-mile cross country race around Eastmont’s campus. The girls’ race will start at 9:30 a.m. Organizers hope to start the boys’ race at 10 a.m.
The race is the 2013-2014 school year’s first contest for the middle-school intramural athletics program, which was developed to promote healthy lifestyles and gauge interest for future competitive sports programs.
Individual winners will be awarded medals and the fastest teams will receive trophies to be displayed at their respective schools.
Restrooms will be available on the lower floor of the school.