Kids Marathon

The 2020 Kids Marathon is a Virtual Event this year. There is additional information below

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About

Kids are an important part of Marathon weekend. Participants from all over the United States and many countries come to the Olympic Peninsula to run in the Marathon. These adults train all year long to be in shape to run the distance. Kids have the opportunity to run their own marathon! Register today at: Kids Marathon Registration

Using the Kids Marathon Mileage Log (Below), kids track 25 miles for 6 -10 weeks leading up to Marathon weekend. They set their own weekly goals, record their miles and earn rewards. On kids race day, the actual marathon course will be theirs and they will run their last 1.2 miles at City Pier under the same finish line as the marathon! All kids are welcome to participate in this fun run event. (This will not be happening in 2020 due to COVID-19. Kids will finish all 26.2 miles on their own)

How do I register my child?

If your child is a student in Clallam County, please check with your child’s teacher to see if their classroom or school is already participating. If so, your child has a mileage log at school and will bring home a registration form for the 1.2 Mile Fun Run in the Spring.

If your child’s school is not participating or if you are visiting from out of town, follow these steps:

  • Download the Kids Marathon Mileage Log
  • to begin tracking miles and minutes.
  • Register online for the 1.2 Mile Fun Run
  • Registration includes a t-shirt, race bib, goody bag, finishers PVC Medal and special treat after the run.

How do I track my child’s training miles?

Tracking your mileage is super easy thanks to the awesome software from RunSignup. Once you do it a few times you’ll get into the hang of it!
  1. Login to RunSignup. We recommend letting it remember your username/password as you’ll be here often!
  2. Navigate to the Results page. We recommend bookmarking this page so you can find it quickly everyday.
  3. Click “Submit Virtual Results”
  4. You will be shown a calendar, select the current day or the day for which you are entering the miles.
  5. A second box says “Distance in Miles”, add the mileage you ran that day.
  6. Click “Submit your time”
  7. Done!

RunSignup will automatically update your total distance and show you your total progression to date along the actual marathon course!

Tips and Tricks

  • It’s best to enter your distance daily. Obviously life happens and you will perhaps not be able to every day, but staying consistent will make it easy so you’re not having to enter a ton of data at once. Plus seeing that progression is very motivating!
  • For those athletes who “double” (that is, run/walk twice or perhaps more in a day), simply total the mileage that day and submit one entry. E.g., Allison runs 0.25 miles in the morning and then does another 0.75 that night. She should make one entry for 1 miles that day.

Day of the Event – FAQ’s  (These don’t all apply for 2020 Virtual Run)

Time and Place:

The event starts promptly at 3pm from the toy boat at City Pier, Port Angeles.

Check-in Time:

Bring your family to City Pier between 2-2:45pm to get your goodie bag, t-shirt, your official race bib number and to get warmed-up.

Late Registration:

Kids not already registered are welcome to come between 1:45 – 2:30pm with their parents to register for the fun run. Entry fee will include an official race bib, t-shirt, goodies and finishers ribbon.

Parents, Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents, Guardians:

Parents are welcome and encouraged to run/walk with their kids or wait at the finish line (camera ready). Course marshals will be staged along the course for safety.

Course:

Parents are welcome and encouraged to run/walk with their kids or wait at the finish line (camera ready). Course marshals will be staged along the course for safety.

Eligibility:

All kids are welcome and encourage to participate in the 1.2 mile fun run even if they have not completed a mileage log.

Mileage Logs:

Clallam County students who complete all 25 miles and the 1.2 mile fun run event are eligible for the Gene and Norma Turner Achievement Award. A drawing for one boy and one girl Kids Marathon finisher will be held after the event. Bring completed, signed mileage logs to the registration tent when you check-in, or mail them to the marathon office by June 30th: PAMA Kids Marathon, P O Box 431, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

How do I register my child?

If your child is a student in Clallam County, please check with your child’s teacher to see if their classroom or school is already participating. If so, your child has a mileage log at school and will bring home a registration form for the 1.2 Mile Fun Run in the Spring.

If your child’s school is not participating or if you are visiting from out of town, follow these steps:

  • Download the Kids Marathon Mileage Log
  • to begin tracking miles and minutes.
  • Register online for the 1.2 Mile Fun Run
  • Registration includes a t-shirt, race bib, goody bag, finishers PVC Medal and special treat after the run.

Day of the Event – FAQ’s  (These don’t all apply for 2020 Virtual Run)

Time and Place:

The event starts promptly at 3pm from the toy boat at City Pier, Port Angeles.

Check-in Time:

Bring your family to City Pier between 2-2:45pm to get your goodie bag, t-shirt, your official race bib number and to get warmed-up.

Late Registration:

Kids not already registered are welcome to come between 1:45 – 2:30pm with their parents to register for the fun run. Entry fee will include an official race bib, t-shirt, goodies and finishers ribbon.

Parents, Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents, Guardians:

Parents are welcome and encouraged to run/walk with their kids or wait at the finish line (camera ready). Course marshals will be staged along the course for safety.

Course:

Parents are welcome and encouraged to run/walk with their kids or wait at the finish line (camera ready). Course marshals will be staged along the course for safety.

Eligibility:

All kids are welcome and encourage to participate in the 1.2 mile fun run even if they have not completed a mileage log.

Mileage Logs:

Clallam County students who complete all 25 miles and the 1.2 mile fun run event are eligible for the Gene and Norma Turner Achievement Award. A drawing for one boy and one girl Kids Marathon finisher will be held after the event. Bring completed, signed mileage logs to the registration tent when you check-in, or mail them to the marathon office by June 30th: PAMA Kids Marathon, P O Box 431, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

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