WHAT IS THE LITTLE ROCKERS KIDS MARATHON?
The Little Rockers Kids Marathon, presented by the Hatcher Agency, offers children in 1st thru 6th grades the opportunity to enhance their physical activity (by following a fun, simple running and/or walking program) while focusing on reaching a goal.
Little Rockers was launched in 2004 in response to the growing concern over our children’s health and the increasing childhood obesity rates. Since that time, more than 76,000 children across the country have taken part in the Little Rockers Kids Marathon Final Mile and free training program.
Our FREE turn-key, website-based program is available for all schools and youth organizations in any city.
Fact Sheet (click here)
HOW IT WORKS
Little Rockers Kids Marathon is in two phases.
- Little Rockers Training Program
- Little Rockers Final Mile
PHASE I – LITTLE ROCKERS TRAINING PROGRAM
The Little Rockers Kids Marathon Training Program is a fun, non-competitive, multi-week running and walking program that children participate in through their schools, sports groups, church or at home with a parent/guardian.
- The Training Program is inclusive and easily adaptable for children of all ages.
- Teachers or parents can easily lead the weekly trainings.
- Programs do not have to participate in the Final Mile at the Little Rock Marathon in March. A Final Mile can be conducted in your town. We can help you put it together.
- If there is not a program at your child’s school, you can use the program to train your child at home.
For more information (click here)
PHASE II – LITTLE ROCKERS KIDS MARATHON FINAL MILE
After completing at least 25.2 miles of the marathon, your child can be part of the Little Rockers Kids Marathon Final Mile on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Held the weekend of the Little Rock Marathon, your child can finish the final mile of their marathon on the official Little Rock Marathon course. Participants get all the swag deserving of a marathoner including shirt, medal, and finisher’s treats. Registration is required. Adults can accompany kids but for safety and security of our children, we do ask that they be registered as well. An estimated 2,000 children and 800 parents will be participating in this year’s Final Mile. For more information (click here).
Our goal is simple. Get our kids moving!
HOW CAN I START AN OFFICIAL PROGRAM?
For more information go to Official Program section below.
HOW CAN MY CHILD PARTICIPATE?
There are two ways your child can take part in the Little Rockers Kids Marathon Training Program and Final Mile.
Leah Pearce, Chair | E-mail