Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Kid's Marathon Information

2015 Kids Marathon
Waterbury School District

-Parade Details-
It is a great honor that our run club was invited to participate in the Waterbury Parade on May 16th.   Our kids have been working very hard and people are taking notice.  It is my hope that our entire run club will be present for the parade.  Students must find their own transportation to and from the parade.  We invite all the families to come watch the parade.    I would like to thank the parents in advance for allowing your son/daughter to come and march. 
(Of Note:  Each member of the run club must wear their kids marathon t-shirt)
Date:  May 16th, 2015, Rain Date May 17th (same time)
Meeting Time and Location:  10:00a.m. At Torrington Supply Company on North Elm Street
Parade Start Time:  11:00am
Parade End Time:  Approximately 2:00pm
Parade will conclude at Library Park where food vendors from many different countries will be selling food.  Students are not required to stay and eat. (Optional)         
Pick Up Location:  Library Park- Please make arrangements with your child as to where your pickup location will be.   
-Kids Marathon Main-Event-
Our kid’s marathon will take place at Library Park on June 3rd.  Students must arrive at 4:30pm to register.  The marathon will begin at 6:00pm.  Students will compete in a mini marathon and will earn medals at the completion of the course.  Rod Dixon (A Former Olympian and NYC marathon winner) and Mayor O’Leary will be distributing the medals.  Students will receive a healthy snack, a water bottle, and a certificate.  Participants will also receive a free book from the Silas Bronson library for completing the course.    Many important people will be on hand for this event.  News stations from all over Connecticut will be covering this story.  Families are encouraged to attend this event for it will be a great honor.      

Transportation:  Buses will be provided for schools that need them.  We are encouraging parents to attend for this is truly a great event.  Please collaborate with your run club mentor if transportation is needed.    

Date:  June 3rd, 2015
Marathon Registration Time and Location:  4:30-5:00pm at Library Park
Marathon Start Time:  6:00pm
Marathon End Time:  Approximately 7:30pm

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