See what Sofie and her mom, Jill, have to say about their experience with Marathon Kids!
Rogue Running is proud to announce a new sponsorship agreement with Marathon Kids, the Austin-based, free, endurance building running/walking, nutrition and schoolyard gardening program for kindergartners through 5th graders. Rogue Running will be the official Running Store Supporting Sponsor for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 school years for the Marathon Kids program in Austin, Texas.
About Marathon Kids
Marathon Kids is a 15 year old non-profit that began as an Austin grassroots initiative. It is now in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Rio Grande Valley, El Paso, Baltimore, Los Angeles and Chicago. There are 190,000+ USA K-5th graders registering for the nationally recognized, free Marathon Kids 2010-2011 program. Marathon Kids target market are those children most vulnerable to childhood obesity, type 2 diabetes. On Saturday, Oct 9, 2010, thousands of Central Texas area K-5th grade school children and parents ceremonially begin running/walking 26.2 miles in increments of ¼ to ½ mile at a time over five months, coloring in their Marathon Kids Running Logs©. They also are challenged to eat 26.2 days a month of 5-a-day fruits and veggies, coloring in their “Fuel Logs”. You can find more information on Marathon Kids at http://www.marathonkids.com.
Support Marathon Kids through Rogue Running – Get Rewarded!
In coordination with the sponsorship agreement, Rogue Running will provide additional benefits to training program members who wish to raise money for this great cause in connection with the Austin Marathon. Fundraisers will receive a discounted price on their full or half marathon training program for the Austin Marathon as well as additional rewards based on the amount of funds raised. It is a win-win!
Program pricing (with the fundraiser discount):
Full marathon at Rogue: $299 ($140 discount vs. current price)
Half marathon at Rogue: $259 ($120 discount vs. current price)
Full marathon – online training: $199 ($60 discount vs. current price)
Half marathon – online training: $159 ($40 discount vs. current price)
$500 raised: 50% off your next training program [Note: $500 is the fundraising minimum]
$1000 raised: Your next training program is free
$2,500 raised: Free training program + Rogue hat + Rogue socks
$5,000 raised: Free training program + Rogue racing kit (hat, socks, tech tee, shorts) + watch
$10,000 raised: One year of free training + Rogue racing kit (hat, socks, tech tee, shorts) + watch
Get full details here on how to get involved, and feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to sign up.
There will be an info session THIS Thursday, August 26 @ 6pm at Rogue. Please plan to attend and find out about this great new partnership and how you can do more than just run – you can run for a reason.