Kids 12 and under run, walk, or sprint
this safe enclosed ¼ mile loop that starts and finishes at Fourth and
Main Street in Downtown Royal Oak. Kids participate like all other Oak
Apple runners, with a water stop and Oak Apple volunteers lining the
course. At the finish line each child receives a "Winner's
Bag" of special awards. Age group heats start at short intervals.
Comments from former quarter mile
participants… "It was awesome to run in the Oak Apple."
Nicholas W., age 8
"I liked crossing the finish line
and getting cool stuff." Abigail W., age 6
"I got a shirt like my dad."
Tony H., age 4
Quarter Mile Fun Facts: " Age
group heats - kids start the ¼ mile with others near their age "
Low entry fee during early registration