11th Annual Youth Track and Field Meet (NY) Print E-mail
Written by John Hamre   


On Thursday August 9th at Icahn Stadium, Randalls Island NY, The CityParks Foundation held it's 11th Annual Youth Track and Field Meet. Children ages 5- 16 from 13 different parks competed againist each other in several athletic events. Included in the program for the third summer was the track and field program for students with special needs and physical disabilities. For five weeks this summer, over 140 student athletes with special needs from six area schools and the New York YMCA trained twice a week to compete with 1500 of their abled bodied peers. Pictured here is the group from the Cross Island YMCA after the meet. Congratulations to all the athletes and thanks to the CityParks Foundation.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 August 2012 14:50