Open to children 12 and under. Early registration: $12 by April 9. Late registration: $15 and no race day registration. The one-mile run gives our short distance runners a chance to participate. Performance t-shirts will be awarded to all runners who finish the course. Trophies will be awarded to the first 3 males and first 3 females in each of 3 age categories in the 12 and under categories. Specially designed die cast medals will be awarded to all runners who pre-register and complete the course. The elementary school in Thomas County having the highest percentage of participation will receive a Silver Bowl, which they will keep for one year and a Silver Goblet to keep permanently. The elementary school in Thomas County having the most participants will receive a Silver Goblet. Refreshments will be provided after the race compliments of Coca Cola Bottling Company United, Flowers Baking Company and Woodmen of the World.