Spirit Sprint, Walk and Roll Promises to Bring Fun for the Entire Family - City of Yukon

Spirit Sprint, Walk and Roll Promises to Bring Fun for the Entire Family

Posted by City of Yukon on 08/01/2017

Yukon Parks and Recreation, Yukon Friends of the Park and the Yukon Spirit League are happy to announce that the Spirit Sprint, Walk and Roll returns on August 26. Come and support the Yukon Spirit League in a wide variety of family activities.

The Yukon Spirit League is open to all individuals of all ages with a disability in the metro area.  It strives to provide a fun and exciting recreational league that offers baseball, bowling, soccer, basketball, kayaking and a Christmas Party.  

Returning this year is the Sprit Sprint 5k.  The race is an out and back course in Chisholm Trail Park.  The Spirit Sprint 5k course starts in Chisholm Trail Park near the Big Gazebo and begins promptly at 8:00 a.m.

New this year are the Spirit Walk and Roll.  These events begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Big Gazebo. These events are open to everyone but designed for families, dogs, strollers and wheelchairs. 

Early bird registration is $25 until August 11. After that date, the fee increases to $30 through August 26. Race day registration is available for $40.  Register today at raceentry.com (Search Spirit Sprint, Walk and Roll) or register in person at the Jackie Cooper Gym.

In addition to the Sprint, Walk and Roll, starting at 9:00 a.m. activities are offered for the whole family to enjoy.  Listen to live music by Crimson Faith under the gazebo. Crimson Faith is a Christian Progressive Contemporary band from Yukon. The event also has a fire truck and fire house, train rides, a wheelchair obstacle course, a moon bounce and a variety of games and contests.  Wristbands are needed to enjoy all the activities and can be purchased the day of the event for a minimum $5 or more donation.     

Yukon Parks and Recreation and Spirit League would like to thank event sponsors: Vernon Turner, Miller Fit, Doyle Chiropractic, Braces U, Red Coyote, True Sky, Yukon Optimist Sports Club, Dr. Richard Johnson, DDS, Wal-Mart and Target.

The Spirit Sprint, Walk and Roll is one of Yukon’s best events. Optimism, energy and opportunity inspire the best in everything we do.  To learn more about Yukon’s best, visit www.yukonok.gov or call 405-350-8920.