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The Milford Recreation Department is proud to announce its currently accepting registration for its annual Local Hershey Track & Field Meet to be held on Friday, May 17 at the Foran High School Track beginning at 6 p.m.

There is no fee, but you must register at the Recreation Department or print the registration online at Milfordrecreation.org on or before Monday, May 6 at 5 p.m.

Girls and boys must not be older than 14 or younger than 9 years old as of Dec. 31, 2012.

Ribbons will be given to the first three-place finishers. Participants may compete in one track event and two field events or two track events and one field event.

Events will include the 50 meter dash, 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 400 meter dash, 800 meter run, 1600 meter run, standing long jump and softball throw.

First-place finishers times and distances will be forwarded to the Connecticut Recreation and Parks Association headquarters and the top eight will be selected for the State Meet to be held at Willow Brook Park in New Britain on Saturday, June 23.

Five first-place finishers from the State Meet will be eligible to attend the National Meet to be held Aug. 3 at the Hershey Corporation Complex in Hershey, Pa.

For more information, contact Rich Minnix at rminnix@ci.milford.ct.us or 203-783-3387.