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4th Annual Kids Marathon To Kick Off March 4th

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marathon~139The Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business and Industry 4th Annual Kids Marathon kicks off March 4th at the Love Civic Center Sports Complex Pavilion at 5:15 p.m. Registration for this special event will be open until March 1st. Kids must have their parent or guardian complete the registration form for them and return it to their schools in time. On the day of the event kick-off, kids and adults will be running and walking the first mile of the marathon as a group. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend, to help make it a fun family event!

Miles must be logged between March 4th and May 3rd. 25 miles must be walked or run and recorded on a running log. A parent, guardian or teacher must initial each mile as it is completed. After the Marathon miles are logged for the two months, the Finale will take place at the Sports Pavilion by the Love Civic Center from 9:30am to 11:30am. The last 1.2 miles have to be completed that day! Kids will only receive their genuine race medal if they attend the finale event and complete the last 1.2 miles and if they bring their completed log sheet to the finale.

Encourage your children or grandchildren to participate in this special event!

Sponsors for the Annual Kids Marathon are:

  • Trail de Paris
  • First Federal Community Bank
  • Kwik Kopy
  • Rotary International
  • Physical Therapy Clinic of Paris
  • The Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business and Industry
  • Paris-Lamar County Health Department
  • Liberty National Bank
  • Lamar-Delta County Medical Society



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