Grant Eligibility

All K-12 schools in the United States are eligible to apply for the Marathon Kids Grant.

Schools that have previously participated in Marathon Kids are required to complete the past season’s Finisher Survey to be considered for the Marathon Kids Grant.



Application and Implementation Timeline

Grant applications accepted from August 1 – September 15, 2019.

Grant notifications will be made via email by September 25, 2019.

Granted schools must register their running club by October 4, 2019.

Granted Schools to Receive

The cost to Marathon Kids to develop, offer, and deliver the program is $15 per participant.

Grantees receive funding in the form of a coupon code redeemable at to cover all associated costs.

Awarded amounts will vary.

The Marathon Kids Program Includes

Running club curriculum available digitally (Coach’s Guide, Session Cards, Mileage Trackers, and more).

Four exclusive Nike rewards for each participant.

Nike “Coach” shirt for you, and one for your co-coach.

Access to Marathon Kids Connect digital lap tracking app and reporting platform.

Direct customer service and guidance from the Marathon Kids team.

Resources to involve parents, administrators, and community members.