To participate, kids in kindergarten through eighth grade complete 25 miles one at a time. Each mile can be recorded on the log sheet during the months prior to the marathon. To finish the full marathon, kids will run the last 1.2 miles on March 11, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Northview High School. All participants will receive a Kids Marathon Wiregrass race packet, race number (must be worn on race day), t-shirt and finishers medal. Kids must register in order to participate.
Only one parent or guardian will be permitted to accompany each participant on the 1.2 mile run. Other family members and friends are encouraged to attend and cheer on the participants during the run. Parents should not register to run. Only the kids will need to register in order to receive a t-shirt, race bib, and finisher’s medal.
For the most up to date event information please visit the Kids Marathon Wiregrass homepage here.
Event details and schedule
Registration is FREE until February 13, $5 until March 10, and $10 on race day.
Packet pick up will take place at LifeSouth Community Blood Centers (3833 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, AL 36303) on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Packet pick up will also be available on race day at Northview High School beginning at 8 a.m.
Participants need to arrive at the start line at Northview High School (32609 Reeves St, Dothan, AL 36303) by 8:45 a.m. on March 11 with their race numbers on. The race will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.