Archive for Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Lawrence’s ‘World’s Largest Community Workout’ postponed today due to wet fields

June 15, 2010, 2:38 p.m. Updated June 15, 2010, 2:50 p.m.

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The "World’s Largest Community Workout" has been postponed today because Shenk Fields is soaked.

Marilyn Hull, an event organizer, said Kansas University Recreation Services determined that the foot traffic the workout would generate would have damaged the fields, even if Lawrence doesn't receive more rain.

Matt Elwell, 6News meteorologist, said Lawrence Municipal Airport has received 1.71 inches since Friday. He said other Lawrence areas have received more rain.

The workout was first scheduled for June 8, but inclement weather caused organizers to postpone the event for one week.

Another rain date has not been scheduled. Hull said future plans will be announced later.

Comments

Danielle Brunin 5 years, 1 month ago

Will they be having the regular workout tonight by Robinson?

50YearResident 5 years, 1 month ago

Re-schedule it in 42 days because we are having 40 days and 40 nights of rain.

jehovah_bob 5 years, 1 month ago

This parallels my own work out plan, just keep pushing it back.

Sheila Hooper White 5 years, 1 month ago

rg16 - i was wondering the same thing?? even my email i received from dog days didn't say. it would be nice to know.

JayhawkAlum03 5 years, 1 month ago

FYI - There will be no "regular" 6pm workout tonight at KU.

aha 5 years, 1 month ago

darn. i was looking forward to stairs again. :(

JayhawkAlum03 5 years, 1 month ago

The stairs will still be there even it nobody else is around:-)

vigil05 5 years, 1 month ago

Thanks! Oh well, see one and all tomorrow then! Enjoy the evening off :)

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