Schweizer Fest sporting events include road runs, archery tourney

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TELL CITY – Plans are taking shape for two major Schweizer Fest sporting events, including an indoor-outdoor archery tourney Aug. 3 and the 36th annual road runs Aug. 10.

The second annual archery tournament will take place at Tell City Junior-Senior High School. Participants of all ages are welcome. The competition will be divided into various styles of archery.  

There will be a National Archery in the Schools Program division, with elementary, middle-school and high-school classes. National Field Archery Association freestyle and hunter freestyle will have two divisions, both shooting 30 arrows from a distance of 20 yards.

The classes in these divisions will be adult male, adult female and youth ages 15 and under. There will also be a traditional archery division for adults that will follow National Archery in the Schools Program scoring and distance rules. There will be adult male and female classes only.

A registration form is available at www. tellcityschweizerfest.org as well as links to the National Archery in the Schools Program and National Field Archery Association Web sites – www.nasparchery.com and http://nfaa-archery.org – for competition equipment and scoring rules and regulations. Proceeds will go to the Tell City Junior-Senior High School Archery Booster Club.

Contact Dan Freeman at 719-2689 or Nickii Freeman at 719-4389 for more information.

Road Runs Aug. 10

The six-mile race will begin at 8 a.m. and the two-mile begins at 8:05 a.m. Kid’s fun run begins at 9:20 a.m. The race will start on Seventh Street and end on Main Street.

The course winds through the streets of downtown Tell City before heading through some challenging hills for the six-mile participants.

Participants must complete an official entry form before 7:30 a.m. the day of the race. The award ceremony will take place on the Musik Halle stage after the race.

Entry fee is $15 if received by Aug. 3. Late entries will be $20. Make checks payable to Tell City Cross Country Boosters. The event is sponsored by Perry County Memorial Hospital. Contact Chris or Tony Hollinden at 547-3441 or www.runperrycounty.com for more information.

Proceeds will benefit the Tell City track and cross country teams.