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PE Teachers Can Get All Kids Active with Marathon Kids Connect

Are you familiar with Marathon Kids Connect, our all-new, FREE physical activity and distance tracking app and reporting platform? We think all PE teachers and run club coaches should be, since we designed it with you and your student runners in mind, to make mileage and physical activity tracking and reporting a breeze! It bridges …

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This Girl Is on Fire: A Marathon Kid’s Determination to Beat an Incredible Record

Hailey Walker’s last name is ironic, considering that she prefers running to walking. “I always wanted to run. I thought it was fun to run, plus I could get where I wanted to go faster than if I walked.” Eleven years old and in fifth grade at West Lenoir Elementary in Lenoir, North Carolina, Hailey …

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Coach Jessica Kessel Takes Pride in Her Bobcat Roadrunners Run Club

Coach Jessica Kessel was familiar with Marathon Kids well before she wound up starting a run club. As a P.E. teacher at Copperfield Elementary in Converse, Texas, she’d attended physical education conferences for years and spoken there with Marathon Kids representatives, but she didn’t have the funds to pay for the program to come to …

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Mighty Milers Run Club Brings Positivity To Bennie L. Cole Elementary

Coach Susan Cary first heard about Marathon Kids when the principal at Bennie L. Cole Elementary in San Antonio, Texas, where Cary teaches fifth grade, was working with a parent to find a sponsor to start a run club. “I love families and believe in the importance of building healthy habits together,” says Cary. “I …

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Five Holiday PE Games

Holiday PE Games No matter what traditions their individual families celebrate at home, most kids love the holiday season for the sense of warmth and excitement that permeates the air, and of course the approaching break from school. These holiday PE games are a great way to channel students’ excitement, and also any stress they …

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Marathon Kids Coach Models Healthy Choices For Her Runners

The Lion Runners club is grant-funded, thanks to the generous support of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation. In Watts, a neighborhood in southern Los Angeles, California, there is an elementary school called the 112th Street S.T.E.A.M. Academy, where educator Criss Moreno wears many hats. She is a fourth-grade teacher and the school’s technology coordinator. She is …

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