Diaper Derby, Pumpkin Run on agenda

Staff report

BRADFORD — The Pumpkin Diaper Derby and Pumpkin City Run events will take place at the north end area of the festival. (corner of Oakwood Street and Miami Avenue) on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 5:30 p.m.

There will be a $5 entry fee for each event.

The Diaper Derby is for crawling babies only. Babies will be required to crawl across a carpeted race course while coaxed by a parent at the finish line. Races will run in heats. Heat winners will advance to finals. Walkers will be disqualified.

The Pumpkin City Run is for walking babies up to 4 years of age. There will be divisions, with heats in each division, and heat winners advancing to finals.

Costume is optional. This year’s theme is ‘Fall Celebrations.’ Judging will be held and first-, second- and third-place winners will be announced after each event.

Registration will be held starting at 4:30 p.m. at the north end area.

There is no pre-registration.

For information on these events, contact Deb Wirrig at 937-417-0045 or Brenda Selanders at 937-570-8511.

Staff report