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Marmot March

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    Marmot March--Kids Run
    14th Annual--May 4, 2019

    Sponsored by


    Registration for Marmot March is full!

    Thank you to all who registered early.

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    WHAT: Marmot March is a 1-mile non-competitive walk/jog/run for children in third grade or younger. An adult must accompany the child around the course. Strollers welcome.

    WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2019 (the day before Bloomsday) at 9:00 a.m.

    WHERE: Starts at Red Wagon in Riverfront Park.

    HOW: Parents must register children ahead of time (limited to the first 300 children who sign up) by completing the online registration process. Entry fee is $15.00/child (no charge for adult companions) and includes a T-shirt and paint set (for coloring the shirt).


    HIGHLIGHTS: This will be our fourteenth year:

    • Children and adults participate together (no more than four children per adult and all must stay together).
    • T-shirts (for kids only) picked up at the Marmot March booth at the Bloomsday Trade Show on Friday only and decorated prior to the event.
    • Appearances expected from mascots from sports teams, schools and businesses from throughout the Spokane region.

    MASCOTS!: Sports teams that would like to send a mascot to participate in the fun should contact the Bloomsday office, (509) 838-1579, ext. 10.

    GOALS: In offering the Marmot March, the Lilac Bloomsday Association has the following goals:

    • Encourage kids to be physically active.
    • Promote walking and jogging as enjoyable activities.
    • Offer another fun, family activity on Bloomsday weekend.

    SPONSORS: Marmot March is sponsored by Franz Bakery.

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