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Date: Saturday, July 11th, 2015
Start Time: 10am
Location: Race begins on the Clark Fork River Trail, in front of Boone and Crockett Club, in downtown Missoula. Participants will finish at Caras Park Pavilion, adjacent to the Higgins Avenue Bridge. Click here to view Course Map.
Finishing a marathon is child’s play with the MISSOULA KIDS MARATHON! This non-competitive, non-timed, race is a combination of a logging marathon and a one-mile fun run for children in grades K-6. It’s all about having fun and making it to the finish line on July 11th, 2015!
Participants can become full marathon finishers by completing a 25 mile training program prior to race day and then they can run, walk or jog the 1.2 mile course on race day. Every child is a winner and will be rewarded with an official race number, T-shirt, goodie bag, and colorful medal– just for finishing!
HOW TO LOG YOUR MILES: To download and print the mileage log, click Kid’s Marathon Log. To earn miles, you can walk, swim, roll, hike, and of course, run! Some ideas: participating schools will have running clubs to help you log miles; if you are playing a sport, check off miles for any time you walk, run or swim in your sport; join Missoula Youth Track Club in the spring; walk or run in local races throughout the spring and early summer! Mileage logs are to help get you motivated (you don’t have to turn them in)!
Packet Pickup: Packet pickup will be held on Friday, July 10th, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Run Wild Missoula (located in the basement of Runner’s Edge, 304 N Higgins). Packets may also be picked up on race day, Saturday, July 11th, from 8:30 – 9:30 at the race start.
2014 Kid’s Marathon Shirt Artwork