5th Annual – Let’s Move – McAllen Kids Marathon (Kickoff)

Join us Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 at 8 a.m. at McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium for this year’s kickoff of the Let’s Move-McAllen Kids Marathon

Olympian German Madrazo will serve as Keynote Speaker

German will:  inspire you to exercise; and, encourage you to reach your dreams.  German will also speak about the “Olympic Oath” – the importance of the true spirit of Sportsmanship.

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McAllen Kids Marathon (Final Mile): Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ McAllen Convention Center

Please arrive no later than 8 a.m. at the McAllen Convention Center located at 700 Convention Center Blvd. Possible incentives include t-shirts to be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis until we run out.

Parents are invited to run or walk with their children. Sorry but the safety of the runners no strollers or pets will be allowed on the run.


PHOTO GALLERY: MKM2017 Meet and greet

Following Saturday’s, Sept. 9, kickoff mile of the McAllen Kids Marathon, former NFL football star Keith Davis and TCU football star and Rhodes scholar Caylin Moore, met with hundreds of participants and posed for these photos.

And if you’re interested in buying one of the photos, CLICK HERE and then click the “Buy Now” button beneath the photo you would like.

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Saturday’s McAllen Kids Marathon Route

KIDS: Come Saturday (Jan. 14) to participate in the Final Mile of the McAllen Kids Marathon at the McAllen Convention Center!
This FREE one-mile run/walk is for kids ages K-8th grades.
Sign ins start at 7 a.m.
T-shirts available for children who pre-registered online.
All will get a finisher’s medal for completing this 18-week training program.
One parent per child will be allowed on the supervised course. (No preschoolers, pets or strollers allowed.)
The run course will be around the McAllen Convention Center. Park in the center, located at 700 Convention Blvd. near the corner of Ware Road and Expressway-83.

Join us for the Final Mile

57d491b25e0a4-imageKids: Kindergarten through 8th graders please join us to run/walk your Final Mile of the McAllen Kids Marathon on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at the McAllen Convention Center. It’s totally FREE!

Registration begins at 7 a.m. The Final Mile race begins at 8 a.m.

T-shirts from Texas A&M Healthy South Texas and UTRGV are available only for children who pre-registered prior to the Nov. 8, 2016, deadline.

Medals given to the first 4,500 participants, courtesy of United Healthcare.
One parent per child will be allowed on the run course but medals and T-shirts only are for children.