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Coach Tammy Parker Leads Popular Run Club in Houston

Twice a week, the Kolter Cross Country runners meet up at their school’s recess field to run laps. Sponsored by Texas-based grocery store chain H-E-B, this Marathon Kids run club at Kolter Elementary School in Houston has over 100 students participating, ranging from second-graders through fifth-graders. “The club is very popular,” says Coach Tammy Parker. …

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Marathon Kids Coach Nora Ryan Emphasizes Teamwork and Fun

“At Piney Point, the Marathon Kids program means teamwork, accountability and fun!” That’s what Coach Nora Ryan has to report about her Marathon Kids running club, the Trackers, at Piney Point Elementary in Houston, Texas. Four thousand students in Houston will run with Marathon Kids this year, and Piney Point is responsible for 1,200 of …

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