The Waukesha Optimists sponsor a Cross Country
Run for sixth-graders attending school in the Waukesha Area.
The Run is held every October at Waukesha West High School and is
administrated by Al Sapa.
Run Grade School Swim Meet Pumpkin Carving Contest Oratorical Contest Youth Appreciation Scholarships Respect for Law Award Tri-Star Basketball Student of the Month Firefighter of the Year
Basics: There are 4 "heats" held in the run,
separated by school size and gender. The top 15 runners in
each heat receive a trophy. Ribbons and other awards are
given out to runners in each heat as well. Trophies are
also awarded to participating schools based on performance.
Each participant in the Run gets a tee shirt commemorating the