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Honor Your Coach by Donating to Marathon Kids this Month!

Honor Your Coach by Donating to Marathon Kids this Month! By MK Editor, May 23, 2021 This year, GivingTuesday is a great day to Honor Your Coach by supporting Marathon Kids! November 30 is GivingTuesday—the annual, global movement that harnesses people’s power to transform their communities through generosity. And this November, we’re hoping you’ll donate …

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Run Club for Kids in Texas

Corpus Christi ISD Makes Great Strides in Getting Kids Active

Corpus Christi ISD (CCISD) is on a mission to get kids active and healthy. Located in the Coastal Bend of Texas, Corpus Christi has a high prevalence of chronic disease, including diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and asthma. To provide a brighter future for his students, Richard Torres, CCISD Specialist for Health & Physical Education, has …

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Marathon Kids ESSA

MedSpring’s Generous Donation to Marathon Kids Supports Children’s Wellness and Healthy Lifestyles

AUSTIN, Texas – Marathon Kids, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, today announced a generous donation from MedSpring Urgent Care. The total amount of funding—$17,500—will be used to support the Marathon Kids mission of helping children create a healthier lifestyle through running. “We share Marathon Kids’ important mission of improving the health and happiness of children by going …

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CEO Cami Hawkins on the Importance of Exercise in Child Development

By Staff, Modern Wellness Guide Only a fraction of children get the recommended 60 minutes of exercise per day. CEO Cami Hawkins talks why movement is so important for their emotional and physical well being. Why is physical fitness so important for children? Globally, physical inactivity has reached pandemic proportions. The first ten years of …

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Marathon Kids Run All 50 States

Marathon Kids and Nike Celebrate a National Milestone, with More Than 350,000 Active Kids. Join the movement with Marathon Kids at Home. AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Marathon Kids and Nike are proud to announce that as of this summer, kids in 50 states across the U.S. are now running with Marathon Kids. The goal-driven running program challenges kids …

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Turning Opportunity Into Action: Coach Mendez and the Freedom Elementary Marathon Kids

Coach Maria Mendez is a K-5 PE teacher at Freedom Elementary School in Southside Independent School District, approximately 20 miles south of downtown San Antonio. After hearing about Marathon Kids at one of her district learning days, Coach Mendez, a lifelong runner, decided it was a great idea to start a Marathon Kids Running Club …

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