WOOD RIVER — The Alton Road Runners Club, with help from the Wood River Aquatic Center, is hosting the finale of its 2016 Summer Series with the 21st annual Dash N Splash on Sunday, July 31, at the track of East Alton-Wood River High School.
Registration begins at 3:30 p.m. with the races starting at 5 p.m. Runners 6 and younger will run one-quarter of a mile, ages 7 to 14 run a half mile and all runners 15 and older will walk or run one mile. The cost is $5 for 14 and younger and $10 for 15 and older runners.
All participants receive a T-shirt and get to swim at the Aquatic Center after the races. All runners 14 and younger will receive a ribbon with all runners that have run all three races in the series getting a commemorative medal, too. The age groups for the milers are top 3 medals for 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49 and 50 and older. Plenty of refreshments will make for a grand finish to the 20th Summer Series.
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