Miracle Match Kids Marathon – Final Mile
Here’s a chance for kids to participate in a Marathon – one mile at a time!
NOTE: The Kids Marathon is not the same as the One Mile Fun Run. Details for the Fun Run.
Log your miles during PE class or on your own!
Kids who finish the entire 26.2 miles receive a Real Marathon Medal.
Miracle Match Kids Marathon Final Mile
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Indian Springs Park
Miracle Match KIDS: This registration is for students who are running a full marathon a mile at a time and have been logging their running progress throughout the fall. These kids running their last mile of the Miracle Match KIDS event should register as a Miracle Match KID. Only the kids finishing their 26th mile will receive their MMK finisher’s medal.
Miracle Match KIDS Supporter: Parents and teachers running in support of their Miracle Match KID should register as a Miracle Match KIDS supporter. There are no awards for the supporters other than running with your special student as they cross the finish line for their marathon.
Miracle Match Marathon KIDS Team
MMM KIDS race co-chair, Pam Chick, knows the importance of a healthy lifestyle. A native Wacoan, she taught Physical Education for 32 years. She has been a member of the YMCA since BU college days, enjoys biking, working out, working in the yard and walking her two Golden Doodles.
Pam dedicated much of her life to elementary school students, teaching them the impact activity can have on the mind, body and soul. Involving her own elementary students in the MMK for many years, she has seen the positive rewards that come with working toward an attainable goal such as the Miracle Match Kids Marathon. Contact Pam with any questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 254-744-1582.
Saundra Karnes, co-chair has lived a healthy lifestyle since 1979 when she ran the first of her 14 marathons. She ran numerous 5Ks, 10Ks, half marathons, and participated in a number of Triathlons before discovering the joys of bicycling. As one of the early members of the Waco Running Club and Waco Bicycle Club, Saundra mentored people new to running and cycling as well as eating a healthy diet. She enjoys cycling, hiking, her fitness class at the Y, line dancing, country and western dancing, playing games, walking with Pam and her dogs, and being with family and friends.
Saundra has promoted the importance of joining the National Marrow registry since the year 2000. For nine years she participated in the Lone Star Circle of Life Donor Awareness Tour, a week-long bicycle tour around the state of Texas raising the awareness of blood, marrow, platelets, tissue, and solid organ donations. She especially promotes the importance of people of all ethnic groups joining the Be the Match registry in order for the greater possibility of there being a match for those groups.
Kids Marathon Awards
Finishers of the KIDS Marathon get a REAL Marathon Medal!
- Plus a Miracle Match KIDS t-shirt
- Plus a Goodie Bag!
- Plus the satisfaction of achieving their goal…
Days to 2021 Miracle Match Marathon