What is the Kids Run the OC?

The Kids Run The OC Training Program was designed to help pre-adolescent kids become more physically fit, promote an active and healthy lifestyle and combat the onset of childhood obesity. . . while having fun! This is accomplished through various games, which help improve speed, agility, hand/eye coordination, flexibility and your child's overall fitness. Students from each participating school will be led through our popular and fun training program by their OC Marathon certified coach.

By the end of the program each student will have accumulated the equivalent of 25.2 miles of fun activity, and will be ready to finish their own Marathon by completing their final mile at the Kids Run The OC held in conjunction with The OC Marathon finish line events at the OC Fair and Event Center on Saturday, May 4, 2019. The OC Marathon provides the training and program materials for the coaches at each school location. All you need is a committed group of teachers and/or volunteers to run the program on site.

In 2018, we had over 10,000 participants from 150 schools in 19 Orange County School Districts in the program and could not have done it without the amazing support of our volunteer coaches at each school and their supportive principals and staff.