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May 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Let RUNNING be your child or student’s commitment to being healthy and let the MaraFun help you do it!

ABOUT: The program runs from March-May giving young people (Grades 1-8) the opportunity to run a marathon in a novel way.  For those of you who aren’t familiar, participants will complete 40K by walking, running, or wheeling over 10 weeks. This training will lead them to the Saskatchewan Marathon race day — Sunday, May 31, 2020 – when all  participants will come together to cap off their hard work with a fun 2.2K on part of the marathon course.  Throughout the program, the young athletes will learn about an active lifestyle, how they can maintain an active program to promote health and the importance of having personal goals. Creating these goals is what the MaraFun is all about, providing them with skills to build a strong character that they can take into all facets of their life. This program is very exciting for participants and leaves them feeling very proud of their accomplishments.We invite you to take part in this amazing program.  All it requires is a leader and young participants.  The leader gets children to run/walk/wheel a specific number of kilometers per week (we have a program that you can follow) and coordinates attendance to the Saskatchewan Marathon.  We have a manual that each leader can download from the MaraFun website. Participation is $15 for each student (increased to $20 on January 1, 2020) and includes a t-shirt, a medal and a trip to the food tent on race day, along with incentives to complete the program and build a lifelong love of being physically active.  What next?

STEP 1 — REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL or GROUP at the link below: (Team Leaders Only)

STEP 2:  Starting March 11, Team Leaders will receive weekly e-blasts with running tips, nutrition tips, videos, updates and more!

STEP 3: REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN by clicking ‘Register’ and selecting the MaraFun Registration($15.00 + GST + processing fees) INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION USE ONLY option (note parents must sign waiver for students). (NO REFUNDS) $20 fee after January 1, 2020.

STEP 4: The leaders receive a weekly email with program details, nutrition tips and other items. Race Day Booklet will be sent out in May.

*Schools can also request a visit from Craven SPORT Services as well as our Ambassador Tarrant Cross Child*


Contact Jeff @  jculbert@onpurpose.ca, or by telephone at 306-716-0869.

I look forward to hearing from all of you and watching all the students finish the MaraFun 2.2k on May 31!


MaraFun Race Day Bookletphoto 3

Check it out (available May)

Start Time

The MaraFun run starts at 11 AM

Course Map

Diefenbaker Park, Saskatoon

Final map available in May





Photo by Josh Schaefer/GetMyPhoto.ca



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May 31
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Sask Marathon