Local Couple to Hosts Kid’s Track & Field Night at Thompson Field

Local Couple to Hosts Kid’s Track & Field Night at Thompson Field

August 12, 2021 News -- KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ 0

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com

Fosston, MN – As the summer begins to wind down and school sports and activities pick up, one local couples plans to celebrate the end of summer with a kid’s track and field event. Jacob and Kirby Vossler have organized a kid’s track and field night with the help of local support. The event will take place Monday, August 23rd at Thompson Field in Fosston, Minnesota. Starting at 6:30 P.M., kids ages pre-k through 8th grade will enjoy different events free of charge. Jacob Vossler says the idea to hold a track and field night for kids came from the time he spent in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He and his wife also share a deep passion for track and field due to years of involvement.

The events will be separated by age group. Younger participants will take part in a 50 meter dash while older racers will face off in the 100 meter dash. There will also be two field events, a softball throw and standing long jump. Vossler says that adults can also take part in the night, with an optional mile run/walk.

Along with the community support, track and field student athletes from Bagley and Fosston will be helping at the event. Vossler highlights this volunteer work.

More information and updates for the kids track and field night can be found on the Facebook Page.