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Marathon Kids ‘Finisher Celebration’ Next Thursday at Ava City Park




















All “Marathon Kids” runners are invited to attend the finisher celebration on Thursday, July 13 at 6 p.m. at the Ava City Park and Pool. Runners are asked to wear their marathon kids t-shirt and meet at the lower park for a final one-mile run followed by the presentation of certificates and awards. Runners and their families are then invited to attend a pool party from 7 – 9 p.m.  The pool party is provided by the Healthy Schools Healthy Communities Grant. A total 190 marathon kids runners participated in the first season, along with five adult coaches. The runners, ranging from pre-kindergarten to seniors, logged over 10,000 miles! If you are unable to attend, certificates and/or awards will be passed out at the beginning of the school year. Any questions email Brandy Harvill at Shown above are Tristan Denney and Thomas Ellison at the Color Run. They earned their Marathon Kids T-shirts after finishing their first marathon of 26.2 miles.