Off to the races!
Events and Details
We want kids to be a part of the fun! Here at Bend Marathon, we believe it is important to encourage and support a healthy, active lifestyle from an early age. We want to help create good habits, provide access to useful health promoting resources and training materials, and host fun kid friendly events to celebrate the joy of kids being active.
For the fun of running...
Kids 1-3K Run:
The kids race is a not-so-competitive kids race starting and finishing near the main events start.
Date: April 20, 2019
Time: The start will be about 11am
Distance: Flexible distances! Run one lap (approx. 1K) or more. Kids count their
laps and can finish when they are done.
Location: Old Mill Amphitheater/Deschutes Brewery Lower Lawn
For those ready for a bigger challenge…
Bend Marathon Family 5K:
The 5k is a timed event run through the Old Mill run at the same time as the Bend Marathon 5k.
Date: April 20, 2019
Location: Les Schwab Amphitheater
Cost: 12yrs and under – free; 13-18yrs – student discounted rate of $25 (use code "StudentRacer" at checkout)
*Contact us if discounted rate is still too high. We want you to
participate. Scholarships are available.
RESOURCES FOR OUR YOUNG Athletes
*We're still putting some finishing touches on the kids resources. We want this to be helpful so give us some time to pull it all together. Here's a taste of some of what we'll be including.
Activity Log -
keep track of your activities with this helpful and fun log. Just print and fill out your weekly activities. After a few weeks you'll be able to see just how much you've accomplished.
Training Plan Guidance -
It's tough to figure out how to train for a race, that's why we put together this helpful little plan that will help you get ready for race day.
Keep Kids Moving -
Stuggling to find ways to motivate the kids to keep moving and stay active? Here are a few fun things to do as a family to keep them engaged and their bodies in motion.
Nutrition Help -
Eating a well balance and healthy diet is one of the best things we can do for our bodies to keep them going strong. Sometimes it's all about choices. We have good choices and not-so-good choices. This helpful sheet can help you figure out which choice will make a difference and be the healthier option.
*Art and creative work by Megan Marie Myers. See more of her work at www.meganmariemyers.com.