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Running with Marathon Kids Brings Gibson Elementary Students Together

Running with Marathon Kids Brings Gibson Elementary Students Together By Catherine Morris “Weldon Gibson Elementary School is like a place of refuge for our students,” says coach and PE teacher Miguel Aceves. “With all the distractions they have, like computer games, iPads, laptops, gaming devices, television, improper diets, illness—and then those who do not know …

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Armand Bayou Elementary Students Are Inspired to Achieve More by Running Together

Armand Bayou Elementary Students Are Inspired to Achieve More by Running Together By Catherine Morris We are proud to partner with Academy Sports + Outdoors. Continue to read the impact of Academy Sports + Outdoors’ support. After learning about Marathon Kids at a district training last fall, PE teachers Tim Miller and Anne Krenek thought …

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Salk Elementary Students are Having Fun Running with Marathon Kids

Salk Elementary Students are Having Fun Running with Marathon Kids By Catherine Morris “We are so excited to have Marathon Kids at Salk,” enthuses Katie Brown, the principal of Salk Elementary School. “The students are loving it! It provides an engaging physical activity for students and encourages them to reach their goals.” Brown is a Marathon …

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Bush Elementary Students Build Strength and Resilience with Marathon Kids

Bush Elementary Students Build Strength and Resilience with Marathon Kids By Catherine Morris Coach Terri Pitts has a mission statement posted prominently on the wall in her classroom at Bush Elementary School in Midland, Texas: “Develop confidence, skills and knowledge through fair play and respect.” Her students worked together to compose the statement, which Pitts …

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Kids Running Toward a Goal

Kids Running Toward a Goal By Catherine Morris The Marathon Kids program teaches the power of setting goals and working at their own pace to achieve them. Based on research-proven methods, the purpose of our goal-driven program is to increase daily physical activity by challenging kids to run, jog, walk or move the equivalent of …

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Technology Packed With Features

Technology Packed With Features By Catherine Morris Register your account with Marathon Kids for instant access to our free digital platform. Track your participants’ progress, report on active time, and celebrate milestones together with our free tool Marathon Kids Connect.  With the Marathon Kids Connect digital platform and mobile scanning app you can measure students’ …

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Coach Martin Gow Creates an Inclusive Running Club for Students of All Backgrounds and Abilities

Coach Martin Gow Creates an Inclusive Running Club for Students of All Backgrounds and Abilities 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. At the elementary school where Coach Martin Gow teaches PE, he says, “We serve every student that walks …

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Cardio PE Games

Cardio PE Games By Catherine Morris The month of February is all about hearts, and not just because of Valentine’s Day. It’s also Heart Health Awareness Month—and that’s definitely something Marathon Kids can get behind. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, and inactivity is a major risk factor in developing heart problems …

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