City of Midland, MI

04/28/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/28/2017 08:24

Pitch, Hit & Run Competition Scheduled for May 6

April 28, 2017 - The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Great Lakes Loons, will host the 2017 Pitch, Hit & Run Competition on Saturday, May 6. This year's event will take place at Dow Diamond from 10 a.m. - Noon.

The competition will feature pitching, hitting (from a stationary tee), and running abilities. The event is free of charge and will consist of four age groups (7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14), with girls and boys competing separately. Age will be determined as of July 17, 2017.

No pre-registration is necessary for the event. A parent/guardian-signed registration form must be completed. This can be downloaded prior to the competition at or on site.

Participants can compete at any time from 10 a.m. - Noon. Winners will be notified after the event. Winners must be able to provide a birth certificate within three days of competition.

No metal spikes allowed. In case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled and rescheduled. Signage will be posted at the field.

For questions or additional information, call the Parks and Recreation Office at 989-837-6930 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or send an e-mail to [email protected]. Additional information can be found online at