Kids 1/2 Marathon Program | 1/2 Mile

Kids 13.1 Program or 1/2 Mile

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Register for Kids 1/2 Mile Here (This does not include the 13.1 program)

Register for Kids 1/2 Marathon Program (This includes the 13.1 program and Kids 1/2 Mile - details below)

There is a Virtual Kids 1/2 Mile available

Race time is at 10:30 am on Sunday, September 25th at the corner of Furnace & Browns Race by High Falls/Pont de Renne Bridge. 

This is a point to point race, Walking to the start line will be required.  It's less than a 1/2 mile from finish.  Give yourself 15-20 minutes to get to the start line. You'll be able to cheer on 1/2 Marathon athletes as you walk to the start. . The kids will finish under the big arch where everyone else finishes. The Kids 1/2 Mile will get their own specific finishers medal. Must register to participate.

Course Map for Kids 1/2 Mile

Both above events are for ages 5 to 12 ONLY.

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Kids 13.1 Program
Sunday, September 25, 2022

The Kids 13.1 Program​

The Kids 13.1 Program is a great way for kids 5 to 12 to participate in the Rochester 1/2 Marathon & 5K festivities with their very own race and program. As a participant, your child will run or walk the distance of a half marathon (13.1 miles) over the course of three weeks.  With the final 1/2 mile culminating at the race on September 25th where they will earn their medal.

How It Works

At the Kids 13.1 Program Kickoff (Wednesday, August 31st at 6PM at Fleet Feet @ The Armory (155 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY 14620)), the first .6 miles will be run together. This is where you will receive everything you need to complete the Kids 13.1 Program. Then using the honor system, your child will track the miles they run or walk (in 1/2 mile increments) on their official tracking form. Their goal should be to complete 4ish miles each week for a total of 12ish miles, such that the final 1/2 mile is with everyone on race day.

To keep them motivated along the way, they can bring their tracking form into any Fleet Feet location (Armory: 155 Culver Road or| Victor: 237 High Street Ext) to receive a high five and a toe token once they've reached certain milestones. These rewards are available at any time the stores are open.

On Sunday, September 25th at 10:30am we'll gather at corner of Furnace & Browns Race by High Falls/Pont de Renne Bridge. This is a point to point race, Walking to the start line will be required.  The walk is less than a 1/2 mile from finish.  Give yourself 15-20 minutes to get to the start line.  You'll be able to cheer on 1/2 Marathon athletes as you walk to the start. To complete the final 1/2 miles of their half marathon (13.1 program). Once they cross the official Rochester 1/2 Marathon | 5K & Kids 1/2 Mile finish line, they'll receive their official Kids 13.1 Half Marathon finisher's medal!

Kids 1/2 Mile Race Day COURSE MAP

Registration Details

  • The cost of the 13,1 program is $20, fees increase to $25 on September 22nd
  • The cost of just the 1/2 mile is $15, fees increase to $20 on September 22nd
  • Special Tees for $10 extra - 13.1 Program tee offer ends 8/22 and 1/2 mile tee offer ends 9/12
  • There will be a cap so please register soon

Important Dates/Times

  • Kids 13.1 Packet Pickup | Fleet Feet @ The Armory | Tuesday, August 30th from 12PM-6PM
  • Kids 13.1 Kickoff | Fleet Feet @ The Armory | 6PM Wednesday, August 31st at Fleet Feet @ The Armory (155 Culver Rd)  (Packet Pickup opens at 5PM) 
  • Fleet Feet Health & Wellness Expo (Race Packet PickUp) | Fleet Feet @ The Armory | Fri, September 23rd 12pm-6pm & Sat, September 24th, 10am-4pm
  • Race Day | Frontier Field | Sunday, September 25th at 10:30am.  Official Race Start Line is at Corner of Furnace and Browns Race

What's Included in Kids 13.1 Program

  • Official Mileage Tracking Form (available at the Kickoff or Packet Pickup on August 30th or 31st)
  • Kids Half Marathon Decal (available at the Kickoff or Packet Pickup on August 30th or 31st)
  • Special Savings At Fleet Feet (available at the Kickoff or Packet Pickup on August 30th or 31st)
  • Endless Encouragement from Fleet Feet Outfitters (as often as needed, just stop by either store)
  • Toe Tokens (available from Fleet Feet once you've reached the milestones of 2 miles, 4 miles, 6 miles, 8 miles, 10 miles & 12 miles)
  • Kids Half Marathon Race Bib (available at the Fleet Feet Health & Wellness Expo when you pickup your packet on September 23rd & 24th)
  • Kids Half Marathon Finisher's Medal (available at Finish Line on Sunday, September 25th)
  • Kids Limited Edition 13.1 Short Sleeve Cotton tee for extra purchase of $10 - available until August 22nd

Course

To view the final mile for the Kids Marathon - Click Here

On Sunday, September 25th at 10:30am we'll gather at corner of Furnace & Browns Race by High Falls/Pont de Renne Bridge. This is a point to point race, Walking to the start line will be required.  Give yourself 15-20 minutes to get to the start line.  You'll be able to cheer on 1/2 Marathon athletes as you walk to the start.  The walk is less than a 1/2 mile from finish.