On Thursday, Baranof Park will be filled with runners.

The annual Grand Slam Classic — a cross country event for all youngsters — starts at 4:15 p.m. 

The event features 14 races for kindergarten to high school students. 

High School runners compete on a 2-kilometer course, while everybody else does 1K.  

The event — organized by the Kodiak High and Kodiak Middle cross country teams — is free and open to any students. Grand Slam is awarding prices to the top three in each race. Register at the track the day of the race. 

 

Schedule

4:15 p.m. — sixth-grade girls; 4:20 p.m. — sixth-grade boys; 4:25 p.m. — seventh-grade girls; 4:30 p.m. — seventh-grade boys; 4:35 p.m. — eighth-grade girls; 4:40 p.m. — eight-grade boys; 4:45 p.m. — high school girls; 4:55 p.m. — high school boys; 5:10 p.m. — kindergarten through first-grade girls; 5:15 p.m. — kindergarten through first-grade boys; 5:20 p.m. — second- through third-grade girls; 5:25 p.m. — second- through third-grade boys; 5:30 p.m. — fourth- through fifth-grade girls; 5:35 p.m. — fourth- through fifth-grade girls.

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