Marathon Kids is a program to motivate kids to become physically active. We involve our participants in a series of warm-ups and training on the St. Marys/ Mater Dei Prep track. This program prepares them to participate in the official 1 Mile Run that kicks off the Spring into Summer 5k.
Begining Wednesday, April 26th and culminating with the May 20th "Spring into Summer " 1-mile race. Sessions will be at 2:30pm in April and May. Practices are on Tuesdays and Fridays during this time period.
St. Marys/ Mater Dei Prep Track (2:30-3:00)
What it includes
One Practice/Race Day Marathon Kids T-Shirt
Entry fee for the May 20th , 1 Mile Run (and kids races if applicable).
Lots of outdoor fun.
And.....................festivities after the race! ( on May 20th after the 5k)
Your child in grades PreK-6 will be allowed to wear their gym uniform on Marathon Kids days. (7th and 8th grade change at school). Marathon Kids will be dismissed to the track from School and escorted by our Team of Volunteers. Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately for the weather conditions. Have your child bring water to every session as well as sunblock in which they will administer themselves.
In case of inclement weather, an announcement will be made at school and a Honeywell alert will be issued no later than 1:00 pm
You must come to SIGN OUT your child at the Track at 3:00pm to pick up your child.
Extended Day students will be brought back to school by Staff.
Please ask family or friends to help by donating or making a pledge for your child to complete the race. There is a designated spot here on the sign up segment for this and all proceeds will go to our school PTA.
We will be selling sweat bands and personalized signs for your child that would be placed throughout the course. You can purchase these items here as well.