Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Meet
State Meet Information
State Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championship is an annual event and will be held in Marshalltown on Saturday, June 19th, 2021. This meet, as part of the Iowa Sports Foundation (ISF) network, is excited to partner with Marshalltown Parks and Recreation to continue the tradition of offering a grassroots state-wide track and field event where all children may participate, free of charge. Local meet directors submit local qualifiers eligible for this meet to the state office.
The Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championship extends the mission of ISF to provide recreation opportunities for all Iowans. The Iowa Sports Foundation has a website specific to the Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championship.
- Weather protocol - In case of inclement weather, please be sure to check the options below for updates. There will ONLY be an update posted if it’s cancelled or delayed. If we plan to run as scheduled, there will be no update provided:
- Marshalltown Parks and Recreation Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/MarshalltownParksandRecreation/
- Live Healthy Iowa Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/livehealthyiowa/
- Iowa Games Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/IowaGames/
View the Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championship website. Organizers must register their qualifying local meet by March 1, 2021.
Events Offered & Rules
- The state meet will be in Marshalltown on a Saturday, in June 19th, 2021. All first place finishers at each local meet automatically qualify, however, local meet organizers must first verify birth certificates and enter each person who will be participating in the state meet.
- Age groups are as of December 31, 2021. athletes may compete in only one local meet.
- No spikes or starting blocks may be used.
- There are separate girls and boys divisions in each age group.
- Relays will not count as one of the three events allowed: every age group may participate in a relay besides the other three events allowed (two running and one field event or one running and two field events).
Weather Related Cancellations
- Follow our Marshalltown Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page for notices, updates or cancellations.
Contact the Marshalltown Parks and Recreation if you have any questions at (641) 754-5715 ext 3 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Marshalltown Meet
This is a free event! The Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championship is a state-wide track meet divided by gender and ages 7-14 (age of December 31, 2021).
- Date: Wednesday, May 12th 2021
- Meet Start Time: 5:00 pm
- Check In: 4:30 pm
- Location: MHS Track
- Cost: FREE
- Online Pre-registration is required until 11:59 pm Tuesday, May 11, 2021! How to Register
- If needed, a computer is available in Parks and Recreation office to assist pre-registration between 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.
- No on-site registration will be available.
Follow the Marshalltown Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page, local radio stations (AM 1230-KFJB, FM 101.1-KIX, AM 1090-KDAO or FM99.5-KDAO)
|7 & 8 yr. olds||9 & 10 yr. olds||11 & 12 yr. olds||13 & 14 yr. olds|
|50 m dash||50 m dash||100 m dash||100 m dash|
|100 m dash||100 m dash||200 m dash||200 m dash|
|200 m dash||200 m dash||400 m run||400 m run|
|4 x 100 relay||400 m run||800 m run||800 m run|
|Standing Long Jump||4 x 100 relay||4 x 100 relay||1600 m run|
|Softball Throw||Standing Long Jump||Standing Long Jump||4 x 100 relay|
|Softball Throw||Softball Throw||Standing Long Jump|
A 50 meter and 100 meter Kids Fun Run is offered for youth under age 7! Other events include:
- Participants may register for 3 events (2 running & 1 field events or 2 field events & 1 running). Relays do not count as a running event.
- First place finishers in each local event automatically qualify for the state meet held in Marshalltown Saturday, June 19th, 2021.
- Qualifiers participating in the state meet must show the Parks and Recreation Office the child’s birth certificate by May 31 to participate in the state meet.
If you are unable to participate at the local Marshalltown meet, alternate locations may be found at the Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championship website .