Local elementary school athletes hit the track on Wednesday.

Abbotsford Track and Field Challenge Meet returns

20th anniversary for elementary school track event

Elementary students from six different Abbotsford schools are ready to battle it out on Wednesday for the 20th annual Track and Field Challenge Meet at Rotary Stadium.

Athletes from MEI, King Traditional, South Poplar Traditional, Auguston Traditional, Dave Kandal and Barrowtown hit the track starting at 10 a.m., with events running until 2 p.m.

Events vary from sprints, distance, hurdles, ball throw, long jump, high jump and frisbee throw. Relay events are also scheduled.

Students from Grades 1 to 7 are expected to compete at the event. The general public is encouraged to cheer on all the athletes at this free event.

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