The Kids Marathon lets school children run a marathon, safely, one kilometre at a time. It provides incentive, motivation, goal setting, rewards for achievment and promotes a healthy and active lifestyle among children.
Schools in Connecticut have adopted the Kids Marathon Program "as a means of combating obesity, fostering more physical activity and better nutrition among children. " Statewide fitness initiative gets students off and running.
Check out the list of running greats from New Zealand and Australia that are promoting this program!