Kids Marathon

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2017 kids marathon 

Final Mile - September 29, 2017 at Parkview Field in Downtown Fort Wayne

Registration is currently open. Click here to register. 

The Fort4Fitness Kids Marathon is sponsored by Lutheran Children's Hospital and is easy to do and fun for all!

The Kids Marathon is designed for kids ages 4-14 and has been created to promote exercise, wellness, and healthy lifestyles for kids and their families through a variety of unique training programs and events. We are dedicated to providing safe, fun, and high-quality events for athletes of all ages and abilities. Fort4Fitness operates under a simple premise: the sooner we can instill healthy lifestyles in our kids, the better health they will have later in life. A major contributor to a healthy lifestyle is getting regular exercise.

Cost

$10  through August 17
$15  August 18 - September 14

KICK-OFF

June 19th
3:30-7:00 pm
ASH Centre
1701 Freeman St, Fort Wayne, IN

FAMILY FUN & FITNESS EVENTS

EVERY OTHER THURSDAY DURING THE SUMMER!
3:30-6:00 pm
ASH Centre
1701 Freeman St, Fort Wayne, IN

July 6th and 20th (July 20th location - Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN)
August 3rd, 17th and 31st
September 14th

FINAL MILE

› FRIDAY, SEPT. 29
TIME TBD
FORT4FITNESS FALL FESTIVAL
1301 EWING ST.
FORT WAYNE, IN
HOME OF THE FORT WAYNE TINCAPS

This 1.2 mile course finishes by home plate of the TinCaps and all finishers recieve a finisher medal! Parents are welcome to run or walk with their children at the Final Mile. View the 2016 course map here.

Other events TO STAY ACTIVE THIS SUMMER:

RediMed 4 Wellness Summer Series*

Elementary 1/2 Mile and Mile
May 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm
New Haven High School Track, New Haven, IN
Grades: Pre-K - 6th grade
Prizes: $300, $200 and $100 or the top 3 schools with the highest percentage of student participation
Schools benefit! $3 of each registration fee goes back to the student's school for wellness programming
Includes a t-shirt and finisher ribbon!
$13 SPECIAL PRICE for those already registered for the 2017 Fort4Fitness Kids Marathon
($15 if not registered for Kids Marathon)
Register here

Jury Kids Triathlon
July 15, 2017 
Jury Pool, New Haven, IN
$13 SPECIAL PRICE for those already registered for the 2017 Fort4Fitness Kids Marathon
($15 by 4/30 if not registered for Kids Marathon; $20 after 4/30)
Register here

*Event not organized by Fort4Fitness, but rather the price discount and promotion of events are run in partnership with Fort4Fitness.

Contact: Mike Clenenden, New Haven Parks & Recreation (mclenenden@newhavenin.org or 260-749-2212) 

2016 FINAL MILE: SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (2017 TBD)

1:00-6:00 pm Check-in 
4:00-6:15 pm Start Line Entertainment
6:15 pm Welcome and recognition of Kids Marathon sponsor Lutheran Children’s Hospital
6:20 pm Warm-up and stretching
6:25 pm Kids Marathoners line up (by age) at the start area
6:30 pm The Final Mile begins! (2016 course map)

Things to Know
Parent/Guardian Information
Other Friday Night Activities

In 2016, 1,083 area kids took strides toward a more fit lifestyle while participating in the Fort4Fitness Kids Marathon

Kids Marathon Summer-Long Program includes:

The Kids Marathon training programs are designed to make exercise fun and achievable for kids. The program includes:

The program allows your child to set a goal, have the reward of achieving that goal, and then join the fun on September 29th at the Final Mile to celebrate and recognize their success. The goal of Kids Marathon is to help children in our community develop a foundation for healthy habits and fitness that last a lifetime!

*Kids must be registered to participate in the Family Fun & Fitness Events and the Final Mile.

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