Magazine article Parks & Recreation

NRPA and Hershey's Track & Field Games

Magazine article Parks & Recreation

NRPA and Hershey's Track & Field Games

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A Winning Partnership for Kids

H ERSHEY'S TRACK & FIELD GAMES has been a key partner of the NRPA for more than 30 years. Through a shared mission of encouraging healthy lifestyles, the partnership helps more than 400,000 children enjoy the rewards of physical fitness and friendly competition each year.

Hershey's Track & Field Games was created more than 30 years ago to promote physical fitness in a fun atmosphere for youth ages 9-14. It is the largest youth track and field program of its kind, hosted by park and recreation agencies, schools, youth serving organizations and community groups in the United States and Canada. Athletes can advance through local, district, provincial and state meets, and can become eligible to qnalify for an all-expense-paid trip to the North American Final Meet, which takes place each summer in Hershey, Pa.

The NRPA serves as a key partner in delivering Hershey's Track & Field Games to park and recreation agencies, in order to enhance the awareness of track and field and achieve a greater number of active, healthy youth engaged in sports and the outdoors. …

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