Since they began in 1983, the Highmark QUAD Games have been the region’s premier fitness program with four year-round events designed to keep you and your family in great shape. Now, three decades later, the Highmark QUAD Games begins the 31st year dedicated to offering this one-of-a-kind, fun and unique way to have a greater hand in your health. New to this year’s Highmark QUAD Games is a 5K run event, which will take place at the same time and location as the 5-Mile Run.
The Games also include the Highmark QUAD Kids sponsored by Wegmans is a series of noncompetitive events of shorter distances for your child. QUAD Kids is held the day of the regular QUAD events but later in the day to allow for parents to participate separately and still watch their QUAD Kid compete. The YMCA of Greater Erie even provides free babysitting while the adult’s participate in their event. All younger participants will receive a QUAD Kids t-shirt and a medal for completing their event.
The Highmark QUAD Games is sponsored by Highmark, GoErie.com, Wegmans, Saint Vincent Sports Medicine, the Y and Powerade.
For more information and to register, visit www.highmarkquad.org.
Dates for this year’s Games are:
100 Yard Swim Meet
April 14, 9 a.m. (first swimmer)
McComb Fieldhouse, Edinboro University
Highmark QUAD Kids 25-50 yard swim immediately follows
12-Mile Bike Ride
July 13, 9 a.m. (first rider)
Highmark QUAD Kids half-mile or one-mile ride immediately follows
5-Mile Run (or Walk) or 5K Run
September 14, 9 a.m.
Gibson Park, North East
Highmark QUAD Kids half-mile or one-mile run immediately follows
5-Mile Ski Race or 2.5 Mile Snowshoe
January 11, 2014, 1 p.m.
Peek ‘n Peak Upper Golf Course
Highmark QUAD Kids half-mile or one-mile race immediately follows