Athletics

Young athletes challenge for Highlanders Indoor Games titles


91st_highlandMore than 2,000 school-age athletes will take over FirstOntario Centre Feb. 24 and 25 for the 91st edition of the Hamilton Indoor Games, the oldest indoor track and field competition in North America.

On Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1,000 secondary school athletes will vie for the 91st Highlanders Athletic Association Team Trophy. Thursday the spotlight will shift to approximately 1,000 elementary school boys and girls representing their Hamilton and area schools chasing the McDonald’s Team Trophy.

Action commences both days at 9:30 a.m. and concludes about 5 p.m. both days.

The annual Police 4 x 1 Lap Relays will be held Thursday around noon. Police teams will compete in three races with female, male and co-ed squads. The winning service will receive a donation to be given to a charity of its choice.

Updated details can be found at http://www.91track.ca

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