helping you inspire the next generation

The Marathon Kids program utilizes running and goal setting to provide kids with a positive physical activity experience, operating in schools and community organizations in all 50 states. 

Track laps, miles, and active minutes with Marathon Kids

Keeping track of participant physical activity doesn’t have to be a tedious task. With the Marathon Kids digital platform, recording, sharing, and celebrating your participant's progress and milestones is simple.

The real-time digital platform equips you to manage your program and monitor progress, while the scanning app is used to scan participant ID cards to record laps and active minutes.

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When your participants see their miles grow, they become excited to see how far they can run!

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How the Tools Work Together

set your LAP distance +
activity times on the platform

Set your participants up for success by setting lap distances, activity time, and goals specific to your needs.

kids scan their ID cards, or you manually add miles

Easily track participant activity by scanning their program-provided ID cards with QR codes using our app. All data is automatically captured and synced to your Marathon Kids dashboard.

access and share the
real-time DATA

Data is at your fingertips to help teach goal-setting skills, develop a growth mindset, and keep motivation high!

Track your participants’ progress with ease!

Sign up for your free account and you’ll have access to our innovative digital platform including our scanning app, participant ID cards, reporting dashboard, and so much more!

Ways to implement Marathon Kids

You can implement Marathon Kids in more ways than one to manage multiple programs simultaneously.

As a Run Club

Get kids moving before or after school

During PE Class

Integrates with Physical Education curriculum


Easily record laps for your next school event

As a Brain Booster

Active time in the classroom


Opportunity to capture extra laps

Celebrate Participant Victories!

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With the running and activity data collected through the Marathon Kids digital platform, celebrating your participants' victories is a breeze!

Coaches can set club goals and create fun challenges that motivate participants to stay active.

We offer certificates, celebration ideas, and low-cost incentives to keep participants engaged and rewarded for their hard work. 

The platform is packed with great features.



Bulk add using our template, enroll kids with the recruitment tool, or manually/copy paste to add participants.


Miles + Minutes

Any form of activity counts as distance, whether you're scanning ID Cards or manually entering effort.



Access a library of lesson plans, videos, tips, and other material to help you and your runners succeed.



Run reports to check runners’ progress, print leaderboards, and celebrate milestones.


Parent Portal

Parents can follow progress or log their child’s effort from home to promote active time off-campus.



Encourage your participants by purchasing rewards to celebrate accomplishments.

Start your free Marathon Kids Account today!

With all the free and fantastic features that the Marathon Kids program offers, your kids will have more fun running than ever before, and it will be easier for you to manage!

Sign up today to start your Marathon Kids journey.

If you have any questions about the platform, please visit our Help Center.

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