YMCA Harrison Classic Kids Run Presented by Idaho Central Credit Union

October 5, 2024
13 & under
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YMCA Harrison Classic

Everyone who participates in the YMCA Harrison Classic is a winner! Take a run down Boise’s scenic Harrison Boulevard. This one-mile kids run and walk is all inclusive and family friendly. All participants will receive a t-shirt, medal and healthy snack at the end of the race!

New Race Day!

The 2024 Harrison Classic will be on SATURDAY

October 5th

Packet Pick Up: Friday, Oct 4th from 4-7pm location TBD. We highly recommend early packet pick up to avoid the lines on Saturday afternoon.
Day of Race Pick Up: Saturday, Oct 5th on the corner of 17th and Good St. starting at 1:30pm.

Start: Drop off will take place on the corner of 17th and Good St. The Start line is on Harrison Blvd. just before Hill Road.

Finish: McAuley Park on Harrison Blvd. This is a 1 mile run down Harrison Blvd.

Starting Information: Please have kids dropped off no later than 2:45
3:00pm  10 and older
3:05pm   9 year olds
3:10pm   8 year olds
3:15pm   7 year olds
3:20pm   6 year olds
3:25pm   5 year olds
3:30pm   4 yrs old and younger

Teams & Schools Encouraged: 
The school with the most students will win a prize for their PE program!

School Teams, Learning Pods, Neighborhood Team are all welcome to participate. Tell us your team name and encourage your friends to sign up.

Starting Line Location:

Kids start on Good St. between Harrison Blvd & 17th St. We use the Harrison Dental Parking Lot for race day packet pick up

Finish Line Location: 
McAuley Park – Harrison & Resseguie St, 1665  N W Resseguie St. Boise.

Create a team with friends from your school or a different school, neighborhood, or family! Come up with a fun team name and share it with your friends, get creative, and celebrate being active together. (You do not have to go to the same school to be on a team!)

School Prizes! 
The school with the most students participating will receive a cash prize for its PE program. Be sure to tell us what school you attend!


The Y is for All! Compassion and Inclusion are our Strength!

The Treasure Valley Family YMCA is a force for building bridges among all people–regardless of ability. Thanks to  THRIVE and AquAbility we are able to provide running buddies for any participant who might need individual assistance on the course.

Email: racedirector@ymcatvidaho.org if you would like to reserve a running buddy for your athlete!

For more information regarding THRIVE follow this link! https://www.ymcatvidaho.org/facilities/thrive/

Fees & Registration Information

Individual Fees: fees include a race t-shirt, medal and healthy snack


Registration: July 1 - Sept 14 $25
Late Registration: Sept 15- Oct 5 $30
Course Maps & Information

Starting Information: 
3:00pm  10 and older
3:05pm   9 year olds
3:10pm   8 year olds
3:15pm   7 year olds
3:20pm   6 year olds
3:25pm   5 year olds
3:30pm   4 yrs old and younger

Starting Line Location:

 Kids start Harrison Blvd & Good St. We use McAuley Park for the finish line celebration.

Finish Line Location: 
McAuley Park – Harrison & Resseguie St, 1665  N W Resseguie St. Boise.

The Harrison Classic runs from Harrison Blvd at Good St.  SOUTH down Harrison Blvd to the Finish line in front of McAuley Park.  Parents are welcome to run or walk with their child, registration for parents is not required.

Parking is limited in the area. We encourage you to ride bikes, carpool or walk to the event. Please be respectful of the neighbors and do not block driveways or sidewalks.


Volunteer Information

We Want You!
Not racing but love to be part of the action? The YMCA would not be able to host this event without the help of great volunteers like you! Help is needed both on and off the course. If you would like to volunteer to help out with this fun event please register and apply online.
YMCA Harrison Classic Online Volunteer Applicaiton>>

If you have questions or need help with the application please call 208 344 5502 ext 280 or email at event.volunteers@ymcatvidaho.org

Contact Information

YMCA Race Director
208 344 5502 ext 211



Cancellations made less than 15 days prior to the race/event will receive no refund. Cancellations made more than 15 days prior will receive a 50% refund either as a check or a system credit. The system credit may only be applied to another YMCA race/event within the current calendar year. Entries, once purchased, may not be transferred, resold, exchanged, or given to another person. We hope very much that you are able to join us on race day. We value your participation and want to provide you with a memorable and quality race day. Please contact the Race Director at racedirector@ymcatvidaho.org with any questions.

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