St. Mary’s Park Holds Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race

Alexandra Salinas and Michael Marquez were the first place winners in the Families with 11 to 13-Year-Olds Race.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Bronx families and their children got into the summer spirit by competing in City Parks Foundation’s ‘Get Up and Go! Family Adventure Race’ on Saturday, August 6 at St. Mary’s Park. The exciting, parent-child race combined basic exercises and sports skills, took place at the Mott Haven park’s course featuring 12 activity stations. Additional sports activities included javelin throwing, jump rope, basketball free throw, hurdles and a mini climbing wall.

Alexander Ryan Cork climbs over the cargo nets.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

(l-r) Kathy; Katie; Mike; Mike, Jr. and Stella Fraser were the first place winners of the Families with Eight to Ten-Year-Olds Race, with a time of 16 minutes, 18 seconds.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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