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2016 Rocket City Kids Marathon

Saturday, December 10, 2016
Von Braun Center 700 Monroe Street Southwest HuntsvilleAL  35801
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Von Braun Center 700 Monroe Street Southwest HuntsvilleAL  35801

About This Activity

Kids can be part of the Rocket City Marathon excitement by participating in the Rocket City Kids Marathon. It is a non-competitive event for children in grades K - 8! Students can become marathon finishers on race day by completing a cumulative marathon training program in the weeks leading up to the race.

The Rocket City Kids Marathon is a 10 -12 week running program that encourages kids to complete a full marathon (26.2 miles) by running approximately 2 miles per week. The final mile is completed in grand fashion as each child finishes their marathon distance in front of cheering fans, friends, and family at the Official Finish Line of the Rocket City Marathon.

The goal of the Rocket City Kids Marathon, is to Inspire and Encourage children to be active on a regular basis through running and physical activity.

You must train for the last mile by running a total of 25.2 miles in 1/4 mile, 1/2 mile, 3/4 mile or mile increments between September and the end of December 9th to qualify for race day participation.) K - 8th Grade children only.

Event details and schedule

ROCKET CITY KIDS MARATHON
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 8am

START LOCATION:
In front of the Von Braun Center

FINISH LOCATION:
Official Rocket City Marathon Finish Line inside the VBC.

ENTRY FEE ASSISTANCE
We encourage every child to register for the Rocket City Kids Marathon. For financial assistance contact: rcmkidsrun@gmail.com.

  • All participants receive a T-shirt, medal and snacks at the finish line.
  • Final Instructions will be sent by email one week prior to the event and posted on the Kids Marathon page on the Rocket City Marathon website. http://runrocketcity.com/rocket-city-kids-marathon/

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Map & Direction

Von Braun Center 700 Monroe Street Southwest HuntsvilleAL  35801
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