Kids took off weaving their way through a variety of obstacles not really caring if they completed the challenges along the way or how fast they were going. 

The youngster were participating in the third annual Kids Obstacle Dash, which served as a warm up for seventh annual Build Lebanon Trails 5 kilometer and 10K fun Run on May 7.

At the kid's dash, all obstacles were optional and they included scaling over ramps, crawling under netting and running through tires. Parents were even allowed to help out on the course. 

Scott Jenson, of Lebanon, helped his 3-year-old son Everett through a variety of obstacles holding his son's hand while he attempted to walk over a few tires. 

Everett said he enjoyed the race and his favorite part about it was "getting a toy," which as a Barney doll. 

Everett's father said they participated in the event to support BLT, and her daughter is a performer in Show Stopping Singers, a kid's song and dance group that provided entertainment during the event. 

"It was a great event," Scott said. 

The winner of the 5K race, James Blanchard, of Prineville, said he had surgery on his ankle last year and said he was a "vendetta" to break his record of the amount of races he has competed in. 

The BLT fun run was his 19th race of the year putting him well on track to break his record of 36 races. 

BLT President Rod Sell said the event is a way to raise money as seed money to apply for matching grants so the group can build more trails in Lebanon. 

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