Kids Fun Run series begins March 17 in Amherst

Lace up those cabin fever beater sneakers for “Run for the Rainbow” at Hollstein Reservation and Mercy Health Amherst HealthPlex at 47160 Hollstein Drive in Amherst.

Registration begins 11:30 a.m. for a 12:10 p.m. race on March 17 on a half-mile course well-marked with colored stations around the Hollstein Reservation playground.

Boys and girls ages 12 and under may participate with a $2 fee per child.

Register at or call 440-984-3470 through March 15. Race day registration begins at 11:30 a.m. at Amherst Health Plex.
All finishers receive a finisher ribbon, golden treat and post-race beverage.

For information, call Race Director Ryan Ladd at 440-984-3470 or

More series events include:

  • Mini Marathon, April 14
  • Jr. Warrior Dash, May 12
  • Kids Duathalon, Sept. 8
  • Trick-or-Treat on you Feet, Oct. 20
  • Jr. Turkey Trot, Nov. 10

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