First-ever baby races set for upcoming basketball games

December 17, 2018 | Athletics, Events
By Steve Easton

UT fans can see if their baby is the fastest crawler during two upcoming men’s and women’s home games in the first-ever Toledo Rockets’ Baby Race presented by Kroger.

The first race will take place during the men’s contest vs. Penn Saturday, Dec. 29, with the second occurring at halftime of the women’s game vs. Ball State Saturday, Jan. 5. Tip-off time for both contests is set for 2 p.m.

A maximum of five babies will compete in each race with one parent at the starting line and one parent at the finish line. The winning baby will receive a $100 Kroger gift card.

Individuals need to go to to register. Registration will close Thursday, Dec. 27, at 1 p.m.

Each family selected to compete in the race will receive two free tickets and have the option to purchase additional tickets at a discounted price.

For questions, contact Adam Simpson in Athletics at

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