Press Release

Marathon Kids Connect Wins EdTech Award

THE EDTECH AWARDS 2021 NAMES MARATHON KIDS CONNECT AS BEST EMERGING TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION For Immediate Release: 4/7/2021 AUSTIN, Texas – Marathon Kids Connect has won best Cool Tools: Emerging Technology Solution in The EdTech Awards 2021. The EdTech Awards recognize people in and around education—and the products they produce and lives they shape—for outstanding contributions …

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Aquasana Partners With Marathon Kids to Support Its Mission of Helping Children Build a Foundation for a Healthy Life

Aquasana Partners With Marathon Kids to Support Its Mission of Helping Children Build a Foundation for a Healthy Life By MK Editor, May 23, 2021 Austin-based water filter company makes donation to help Texas students stay active AUSTIN, Texas – March 23, 2021 – Marathon Kids is teaming up with Aquasana, maker of water filtration …

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Join Marathon Kids in a Spring Fitness Challenge

MARATHON KIDS LAUNCHES VIRTUAL “MARATHON KIDS RUN WILD” CHALLENGE TO CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF GETTING KIDS MOVING For Release: 2/24/2021 AUSTIN, Texas – For 25 years, Marathon Kids has been encouraging kids to move for their mental and physical health. This year, that has been more important than ever before. That’s why the nonprofit is inviting …

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Marathon Kids youth running program

H-E-B Commits $125,000 to Marathon Kids for 2020/21 School Year

H-E-B Commits $125,000 to Marathon Kids for 2020/21 School Year By MK Editor, May 23, 2021 | PRESS RELEASE With H-E-B’s generous support, Marathon Kids now offers free physical activity programming for all Texas students. (AUSTIN) — H-E-B has committed $125,000 to Marathon Kids as part of its Texans Helping Texans community outreach initiative. Marathon Kids …

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Midland ISD Partners with Marathon Kids for 2020-2021 School Year

In its fourth year of partnering with nonprofit organization Marathon Kids, Midland Independent School District is set to implement Marathon Kids Connect district-wide in the 2020–2021 school year. This move will make Marathon Kids programming available to more than 13,000 students across 26 Midland elementary school campuses. Marathon Kids Connect, a physical activity tracking app and …

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Cap10K

Marathon Kids Named Beneficiary of Austin’s 44th Statesman Cap10K in 2021

Austin, TX – (Sept. 2, 2020) The 44th annual Statesman Capitol 10,000, presented by Baylor Scott & White Health and scheduled for Sunday, April 11, 2021, is proud to name Marathon Kids as the race beneficiary. In addition to one dollar from every Cap10K registration going to the local nonprofit organization, race participants can also …

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Marathon Kids Celebrates 25th Anniversary Season

For Immediate Release: 9/1/2020 AUSTIN, Texas – Over the past 25 years, Marathon Kids has gotten 2.5 million kids moving—and now, it’s time to celebrate! Founded in Austin in 1995, Marathon Kids offered the first children’s running program grounded in research. And that research was compelling: It showed that regular exercise improved kids’ physical and mental …

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Join Marathon Kids in a Relay Around the World Presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors

MARATHON KIDS LAUNCHES VIRTUAL “WE RUN THE WORLD” RELAY PRESENTED BY ACADEMY SPORTS + OUTDOORS, TO CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF GETTING KIDS MOVING For Release: 8/11/2020 AUSTIN, Texas – For 25 years, Marathon Kids has been encouraging kids to run for their mental and physical health with real results. That’s why they’re kicking off their 25th …

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Marathon Kids Announces Free Programming with New Digital Lap Tracking Technology

In response to distance learning challenges and the increased need for tools to facilitate hybrid PE programming, Marathon Kids has launched a new digital toolset, available at no charge. For Immediate Release: 8/5/2020 AUSTIN, Texas – Marathon Kids is excited to announce new changes that will help the program reach more children than ever before in …

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TAG Level Up

TAG! Level Up Brings Competitive Tag to Circuit of the Americas

Don’t miss Austin’s largest outdoor game festival in September 2020 For Immediate Release: 1/15/2020  AUSTIN, TX – On the afternoon of Saturday, September 26, 2020, companies, collegiate teams, social athletic clubs, and families will gather at Circuit of the Americas for a challenge like Austin’s never seen before—the first annual TAG! Level Up event, benefiting …

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