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The goal of the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital 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 beginning August 1 through September 6, 2019.
Begin Your Training
Starting the week of August 8, 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 [hyperlink to document]to keep track of your activity.
Get Ready to Run
On Saturday, October 17, run the last 1.2 miles of your marathon. Usually we're on the official race course of the Grand Rapids Marathon (at the David D. Hunting YMCA), but this year you can run anywhere you like. Registered runners receive an official race bib and T-shirt. All finishers receive a medal and certificate. Participants who complete 5, 13 or 20 miles on their log are eligible for incentive prizes.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
1-Mile Kick-Off Run
Monday, Aug. 10, at 6:30 p.m.
On our Kids Marathon Facebook Page
(Usually at Millennium Park Pavilion | 1415 Maynard Avenue SW, Walker, MI 49534)
Miles With Miles
Wednesdays at 6PM throughout the season - On our Facebook page
Final 1.2 Mile Run
Saturday, Oct. 17
Stay tuned for details for packet pickup and running the final miles.
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