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Grand Rapids Kids Marathon

Sat October 14, 2023 Grand Rapids, MI 49504 US Directions


Kids Marathon

1:30PM EDT
Open to ages 2 - 12.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


David D. Hunting YMCA
475 Lake Michigan Drive
Grand Rapids, MI US 49504


On the University of Michigan Health - West Grand Rapids Marathon Course. The day before the "big kids" run

Welcoming Family Capital Management as our Presenting Sponsor

The goal of the Grand Rapids Kids Marathon is to encourage healthy lifestyles for children and their families, and to help kids become physically active for a lifetime.
Sign Up for Free
Kids between the ages of 2 and 12 are invited to participate. Register here for the Kids Marathon now through October 14, 2023.

Begin Your Training
Starting the week of August 1, track each half mile of running/walking or 15 minutes of activity on your log sheet until you have completed 25 “miles.” Download the progress log CLICK to keep track of your activity.

Join Our Community Events
August 15 at 6:30pm: 1-mile Kick-Off run at Millennium Park

September 19 at 6:30pm Obstacle Course at John Ball Zoo

Get Ready to Run
On Saturday, October 14, run the last 1.2 miles of your marathon on the official race course of the Grand Rapids Marathon at the David D. Hunting YMCA. Registered runners receive an official race bib and T-shirt. All finishers receive a medal and certificate. 

  • Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
  • Race Time: 1:30
  • Packet Pick-Up: 12 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Location: David D. Hunting YMCA (OUTDOORS in the tent in the northwest corner of the parking lot) @ 475 Lake Michigan Dr. Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Distance: The course is 1.2 miles, starting and finishing at the actual Start/Finish line of the UM Health-West Grand Rapids Marathon

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Training Logs

Training Log

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