Glenwood Elementary School Students Discover a Love of Running

Glenwood Elementary School Students Discover a Love of Running By Catherine Morris For Valerie Siegrist, daily physical activity is a no-brainer. “The benefits are hard to ignore,” she says. “Having a healthy lifestyle combats the risk of certain health conditions and diseases, improves energy, and boosts mood.” Siegrist teaches PE at Glenwood Elementary School in …

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Flower Mound Elementary Students Challenge Themselves to Move

Flower Mound Elementary Students Challenge Themselves to Move By Catherine Morris Last year, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, PE teacher Beverly Jordan had a new, central goal: keeping her students at Flower Mound Elementary outdoors as much as possible. In response to her district’s Covid protocols, she started a “Run/Walk/Jog Challenge” at her …

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Register NOW for Keep Texans Active: A Virtual 5K Presented by Beef Loving Texans

Register NOW for Keep Texans Active: A Virtual 5K Presented by Beef Loving Texans By Catherine Morris Looking for a great way to kick off summer? Register now for Keep Texans Active! Presented by Beef Loving Texans, this virtual 5K event will support Marathon Kids in its mission to get kids moving and reverse the …

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Canyon Pointe Elementary Students Set Big Goals and Achieve Them with Marathon Kids

Canyon Pointe Elementary Students Set Big Goals and Achieve Them with Marathon Kids 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. Canyon Pointe Elementary was one of the last schools in Tomball ISD to gain an outdoor running track. When years …

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Pullen Elementary Students Love to Hit the Track with Family and Friends

Pullen Elementary Students Love to Hit the Track with Family and Friends By Catherine Morris “Marathon Kids is a good balance between fitness, friendship, and family involvement,” says Tim Bankston. For him, running is best when it’s not done solo, but rather with the whole family involved—or better yet, the whole community. As a PE …

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Bradley Elementary Students Build Physical Fitness and Intrinsic Motivation

Bradley Elementary Students Build Physical Fitness and Intrinsic Motivation By Catherine Morris “I am big on intrinsic motivation,” says Daniel Enriquez. “My students take pride every time they reach a marathon.” Enriquez teaches physical education at Bradley Elementary School, in San Bernardino, California, where his students and fellow staff members call him Mr. E. He …

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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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