The 2017 Covenant Kids Run will host its annual Kickoff at the Knoxville Zoo on Saturday, January 28 at noon. This is the opportunity for children to run a mile through the Knoxville Zoo grounds and log their first mile in their mileage log on their way to a 26.2-mile journey over the course of two months!
Information and registration for the 2017 Covenant Kids Run are available online at www.knoxvillemarathon.com or by calling Covenant Health at (865) 541-4500.
Covenant Kids Run Fittest School Challenge
The Covenant Kids Run also offers a Fittest School Challenge, a friendly competition between area elementary schools to encourage participation, promote healthy physical activities, and get kids excited about exercising. Schools receive points for each child that participates and the school with the most points wins the title of Fittest School and prizes.
For more information, call Jason Altman, executive director of the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, at (865) 684-4294 or visit www.knoxvillemarathon.com.