Fitness for Kids Marathon

FOR: Students in kindergarten through 5th grade

GOALS: For kids to have fun, gain endurance, build self-esteem,set and reach goals, make healthy life-style choices, and promote family involvement.

HOW IT WORKS: Marathons are 26.2 miles. For this marathon, participants record their first 25 miles of running and/or walking as they are completed, supervised by an adult, and based on the honor system. Kids can record miles for the end of March, all of April, and in May until the 15th. School Mileage Club laps/miles may be counted.

The Final 1.2 Miles Will Be Completed:

WHERE: Sarg Hubbard Park at the Yakima Greenway
WHEN: Friday, June 5th at 6:00 p.m. One adult may accompany each child on the last 1.2 miles if desired.

INCENTIVES: Participants will receive an awesome T-shirt designed by John Steenbergen, ribbon, and other cool items.

If you would like to participate in the Second Annual Fitness for Kids Marathon, complete the form below with a parent and return it with $5 to Barry James, 312 N. 50th Ave, Yakima

Need more information? Contact Barry or Sarah James, 965-7522 or, or check out information on the Hard Core Runners’ Website:

Parent Permission Form - click here

Recording Sheet - Click Here