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.