May 24 - June 24
MaraFun PROGRAM OUTLINE
The MaraFun program gives young people the opportunity to run a marathon in a novel way. Participants complete 42.2 km by walking, running, or wheeling over 6 or 10 weeks. This training will lead them to their community race day where they cap off their hard work with a fun 2.2km run. This program is geared to children ages 5 – 13, but all registered must be 6 years old by community race day.
Throughout the program, the young athletes learn about active lifestyles, how to maintain a program to promote health, and the importance of having personal goals. Creating these goals is what the MaraFun is all about; providing skills to build strong character that they can take into all facets of their life. This program is exciting for participants and leaves them feeling proud of their accomplishments.
The 2021 Virtual MaraFun program has two options:
- 10-Week Program runs from March 15 – May 21
- 6- Week Program runs from April 12 – May 21
- Race in your community between – May 24-June 24.
- YOUTH MaraFun 10 Week Youth Registration $20.00
- YOUTH MaraFun 6 Week Registration $20.00
- Mara-Family (Family of 4 with t-shirts + medals for all) $70.00
- Mara-Family, Additional member $15.00
- TEAM LEADER 10 Week MaraFun Registration (FREE)
- TEAM LEADER 6 Week MaraFun Registration (FREE)
WHAT YOU GET:
INCLUDED for participants and all family team members:
- A finisher’s medal.
- An easy-to-follow training plan for either 6-week or 10-week program.
- Fun Fit Friday Zoom Kids sessions with special guest coaches – Each Friday at 3 PM starting April 16 – and running through to April 21. (these sessions will be recorded so you can access them later).
- A t-shirt with an area to personalize your race bib.
- Digital MaraFun race certificate.
- Access to our MaraFun private website page with additional content, videos and more.
- Chances to win great prizes from the Saskatchewan Marathon partners and sponsors.
- Plus a few surprises sent out in the “MaraFun Race Kits”.
There are incentives along the way to encourage participants to complete the program and build a lifelong love of being physically active.
|January 1 – April 15||
$20 + GST & processing fees
Must be registered by April 15 to be assured of getting your correct tshirt size
|March 15||10 Week Program begins|
|April 12||6 Week Training Program & Mara-Family-Fun Begins|
|April 15||T-shirt deadline|
|April 15 – May 24||Price increase $25 + GST & processing fees|
|May 24 – June 24||Run your race in your community|
STEP 1 REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL or FAMILY GROUP: https://2021marafun.raceroster.com/
*If you are not a school (but a group or organization) or new to the program please email Jeff with your School or Team name & estimated # of students, then Jeff will send you information on how to proceed.
*Every team requires a Team Leader.
STEP 2 We will send you a registration package with complete details.
STEP 3 REGISTER EACH PARTICIPANT online by March 15 -10 Week Program (note parents must sign on-line waiver for students). Or April 12 – 6 Week Program.
STEP 4 – The Team Leaders receive a weekly email with program details, nutrition tips and other items.
Then you are on your way!