Runners with little ones two and underneath, this one’s for you. On Tuesday, Run Calgary introduced the inaugural “Wee Wild Ones Diaper Sprint” to hitch the Calgary Marathon race weekend festivities on Could 25.

The 42.2-foot sprint will function “a joyful household expertise to have interaction our future marathoners of their first ever aggressive occasion,” says Run Calgary government director, Kirsten Fleming. Designed for contributors underneath the age of two, the Diaper Sprint will characteristic a toddler- and baby-friendly course lined with neon pylons to assist little ones keep on track and permit household and buddies to get entangled within the enjoyable.

Calgary Marathon Diaper Dash
Photograph: Run Calgary

Whereas this occasion is the proper alternative for enjoyable household photographs, don’t let the cuteness idiot you–it’s nonetheless a contest! Crawling and strolling are allowed and the quickest child will likely be topped the highest Diaper Dasher and stroll away with a prize bundle price $200.

There are additionally some “laws” to concentrate on:

  • Mother and father can make use of varied ways to inspire their little ones, together with toys, cameras, stuffies and snacks.
  • Within the spirit of equity, race administrators will diligently confirm beginning certificates if wanted to make sure that not one of the contributors exceed the allowable age limits.
  • Athletes are inspired to put on diapers and in addition garments applicable for a spirited competitors.

The occasion is capped at 60 contributors, registration is $10 and you’ll enroll right here. For racers with older youngsters on the lookout for extra family-friendly alternatives,  take a look at the Youngsters Marathon as properly.