Track and Field Invitational Aug. 2

The Clarence Hicks Track and Field Invitational is set for tomorrow (Thursday, Aug. 2) from noon until 4 p.m. at Auburn High School. The Rockford Park District’s Washington Park Community Center team will host the event.

The event is free for boys and girls ages 5-12 who have participated in the summer track and field programs at Wyeth Stadium, Blackhawk Boys and Girls Club, Patriots’ Gateway, Lewis Lemon and Washington Park community centers.

Family and friends and the public are invited to support the efforts and achievements of these young athletes. The afternoon of competitive activities and fun field racing is named in recognition of the contributions of Hicks. He retired from the Rockford Park District in 2004 following 42 years of service.

More information about the track meet can be obtained by calling (815) 289-0466.

Doug Halberstadt can be reached via e-mail at

from the Aug 1-7, 2007, issue

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