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Fourth-Grader West Edwards Reaches a Huge Milestone: 500 Miles!

Fourth-Grader West Edwards Reaches a Huge Milestone: 500 Miles! By Catherine Morris West Edwards was a second-grader at Davis Elementary School in Austin, Texas, when the world suddenly shut down in the spring of 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The world shut down, but West didn’t. An avid runner with an innate love for …

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Mini-Grants from Marathon Kids Support Coaches and Help Runners Go Farther

Mini-Grants from Marathon Kids Support Coaches and Help Runners Go Farther By Catherine Morris Running alongside her students has always been important to the teacher and Marathon Kids Coach Walasse Der. But it wasn’t always possible. Instead of joining her students on the track at their California elementary school, she had to stand beside the …

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Glenwood Elementary School Students Discover a Love of Running

Glenwood Elementary School Students Discover a Love of Running By Catherine Morris For Valerie Siegrist, daily physical activity is a no-brainer. “The benefits are hard to ignore,” she says. “Having a healthy lifestyle combats the risk of certain health conditions and diseases, improves energy, and boosts mood.” Siegrist teaches PE at Glenwood Elementary School in …

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Flower Mound Elementary Students Challenge Themselves to Move

Flower Mound Elementary Students Challenge Themselves to Move By Catherine Morris Last year, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, PE teacher Beverly Jordan had a new, central goal: keeping her students at Flower Mound Elementary outdoors as much as possible. In response to her district’s Covid protocols, she started a “Run/Walk/Jog Challenge” at her …

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Register NOW for Keep Texans Active: A Virtual 5K Presented by Beef Loving Texans

Register NOW for Keep Texans Active: A Virtual 5K Presented by Beef Loving Texans By Catherine Morris Looking for a great way to kick off summer? Register now for Keep Texans Active! Presented by Beef Loving Texans, this virtual 5K event will support Marathon Kids in its mission to get kids moving and reverse the …

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Canyon Pointe Elementary Students Set Big Goals and Achieve Them with Marathon Kids

Canyon Pointe Elementary Students Set Big Goals and Achieve Them with Marathon Kids By Catherine Morris We are proud to partner with Texas-based grocery store chain, H-E-B. Continue to read the impact of H-E-B’s support. Canyon Pointe Elementary was one of the last schools in Tomball ISD to gain an outdoor running track. When years …

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