Corn­hole, Run, Horse­shoes Fea­tured At Fete

Escalon Times - - NEWS -

Along with the pa­rade, car­ni­val rides, food and mer­chan­dise booths, the an­nual Escalon Park Fete cel­e­bra­tion also of­fer some com­pet­i­tive events.

The Escalon Po­lice De­part­ment is host­ing its fourth an­nual Corn­hole Tour­na­ment on Fri­day evening, July 13 as part of the city’s Park Fete fes­tiv­i­ties. Limit of 42 teams and you can reg­is­ter from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Fri­day evening at a cost of $30 per team if spots are still avail­able.

Com­pe­ti­tion starts at 6:30 p.m. and all are wel­come. First place prize is a set of corn­hole boards and pro­ceeds from the tour­na­ment will sup­port Escalon Po­lice Re­serves and Ex­plorer units.

On Satur­day, July 14, at­ten­dees can start the day by par­tic­i­pat­ing in the Escalon Park Fete Run – sign up at Run­signup.com or reg­is­ter that morn­ing start­ing at 6:30 a.m.; both a twom­ile and 10k are of­fered.

The 10k race takes off at 7:15 a.m.; the two-mile event leaves at 7:30 a.m. and the start­ing line for both races is at El Por­tal Mid­dle School on First Street. There will be a num­ber of age di­vi­sions for each race and awards and a raf­fle will be held fol­low­ing the con­clu­sion of the races. Run­ners will also be treated to post-run re­fresh­ments. Also on Satur­day, the tra­di­tional horse­shoe tour­na­ment will be hosted at noon and sign-ups run from 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m., with a cost of $30 per team. This is a double elim­i­na­tion tour­na­ment. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, call 209-505-0386.

MARG JACK­SON/THE TIMES

A young Park Fete run­ner fin­ishes up last year’s race by ex­chang­ing high fives with a group of run­ners that came in ahead of him and helped wel­come him across the finish line. The 10k and twom­ile runs are sched­uled for Satur­day morn­ing, July 14.

MARG JACK­SON/THE TIMES

Teams will once again gather for the Park Fete horse­shoe tour­na­ment, with com­pe­ti­tion start­ing at noon on Satur­day, July 14.

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