On your mark…get set…go! The San Gabriel Community Services Department will be hosting the City’s 3rd Annual All-City Pentathlon Meet on Saturday, Mar.18 at 9:00 a.m. The meet is for San Gabriel residents and those who attend San Gabriel schools, grades 2 through 8, and will take place at Jefferson Middle School, 1372 E Las Tunas Drive. All participants will take part in five events which include the 50-meter dash (Grades 2-5), 100-meter dash (Grades 6-8), 200-meter run, softball throw for distance, running long jump and standing long jump. The top three performers in each age group will be recognized during the awards ceremony at the conclusion of the event.
Participants are encouraged to register at the Community Services Department no later than Friday, Mar. 10. Registration will be available at the event from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. only. There will be no exceptions after the deadline. If you are interested in practicing and learning about the events, the practice sites will be Coolidge, McKinley, Washington, and Wilson Elementary Schools during the weeks of Feb. 21 – Mar. 17. The after school sites operate Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 to 5:00 p.m. and Wednesdays, 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. A program waiver and emergency card must be filled out in order to participate in practices at the after school sites.
For more information, contact the Community Services Department at 308.2875 or visit www.sangabrielcity.com.